Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ansible
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 73 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 +228
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,920 1,507 1,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.25% 3.43% 2.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.83% 28.30% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,476 1,159 892
London median daily rate £550 £550 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.54% +8.68%
10th Percentile £450 £413 £405
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £40.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.34% -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +81.25% -15.34% -

Ansible is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,659 5,326 5,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.75% 12.11% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,945 3,856 3,686
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 49 52
London median hourly rate £20.25 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.11% +7.80%
10th Percentile £13.36 £12.90 £14.45
90th Percentile £45.79 £165.00 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year +6.86% -21.79% +10.85%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +16 329 £575 +4.55% 124
South London +6 183 £525 - 9
West London +23 75 £525 +5.00% 59
East London +27 72 £525 +11.70% 16
North London -7 2 £600 +50.00% 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 1,319 (68.70%) DevOps
2 1,003 (52.24%) Amazon AWS
3 994 (51.77%) Docker
4 976 (50.83%) Jenkins
5 959 (49.95%) Linux
6 930 (48.44%) Python
7 921 (47.97%) Puppet
8 763 (39.74%) Terraform
9 749 (39.01%) Opscode Chef
10 741 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
11 664 (34.58%) Kubernetes
12 643 (33.49%) Java
13 517 (26.93%) Continuous Integration
14 481 (25.05%) Configuration Management
15 464 (24.17%) Git (software)
16 391 (20.36%) Bash Shell
17 375 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 338 (17.60%) Finance
19 316 (16.46%) Unix
20 278 (14.48%) Windows
21 239 (12.45%) PostgreSQL
22 237 (12.34%) TDD
23 236 (12.29%) Ruby
24 230 (11.98%) Amazon EC2
25 226 (11.77%) Open Source
26 214 (11.15%) AWS CloudFormation
27 211 (10.99%) Perl
28 210 (10.94%) JavaScript
29 208 (10.83%) JIRA
30 206 (10.73%) Banking

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 171 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
2 170 (8.85%) Apache
2 170 (8.85%) Tomcat
3 165 (8.59%) Confluence
4 106 (5.52%) nginx
5 100 (5.21%) OpenStack
6 91 (4.74%) WebSphere
7 83 (4.32%) IIS
8 75 (3.91%) WebLogic
9 69 (3.59%) Apache Spark
10 52 (2.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 31 (1.61%) Apache Solr
12 25 (1.30%) JBoss
13 24 (1.25%) Jetty
14 19 (0.99%) Mongrel
15 16 (0.83%) WordPress
16 13 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 12 (0.63%) Gunicorn
18 8 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 6 (0.31%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 46 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.26%) HipChat
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.052%) InVision
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.10%) Documaker
5 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.052%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1,003 (52.24%) Amazon AWS
2 375 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (11.98%) Amazon EC2
4 214 (11.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 196 (10.21%) GitHub
6 176 (9.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 168 (8.75%) Amazon S3
8 167 (8.70%) Serverless
9 162 (8.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 153 (7.97%) AWS Lambda
11 99 (5.16%) PaaS
12 95 (4.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 80 (4.17%) IaaS
14 66 (3.44%) OpenShift
15 54 (2.81%) Route 53
16 50 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
16 50 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
17 48 (2.50%) SaaS
18 44 (2.29%) CloudFront
19 41 (2.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 113 (5.89%) Firewall
2 99 (5.16%) DNS
3 80 (4.17%) HTTP
4 76 (3.96%) SSL
5 75 (3.91%) TCP/IP
6 62 (3.23%) VPN
7 59 (3.07%) Kerberos
8 33 (1.72%) Internet
9 30 (1.56%) BIG-IP
10 29 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 22 (1.15%) SAN
12 18 (0.94%) Network Security
13 15 (0.78%) SSH
14 14 (0.73%) DHCP
14 14 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
14 14 (0.73%) OpenVPN
15 11 (0.57%) Intranet
16 10 (0.52%) LAN
17 9 (0.47%) FTP
17 9 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (12.45%) PostgreSQL
2 200 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 199 (10.36%) MySQL
4 195 (10.16%) Hadoop
5 191 (9.95%) Big Data
6 110 (5.73%) SQL Server
7 98 (5.10%) Amazon RDS
8 87 (4.53%) MongoDB
9 85 (4.43%) Apache Hive
10 63 (3.28%) HBase
11 61 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 57 (2.97%) Sqoop
13 45 (2.34%) Impala
14 43 (2.24%) Redis
15 41 (2.14%) Relational Database
16 21 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
18 14 (0.73%) MariaDB
18 14 (0.73%) Oracle Database
18 14 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 976 (50.83%) Jenkins
2 464 (24.17%) Git (software)
3 208 (10.83%) JIRA
4 172 (8.96%) Maven
5 146 (7.60%) Artifactory
6 117 (6.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 108 (5.63%) GitLab
8 104 (5.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 99 (5.16%) Bitbucket
10 98 (5.10%) TeamCity
11 97 (5.05%) Vagrant
12 93 (4.84%) Gradle
13 70 (3.65%) NUnit
14 67 (3.49%) Selenium
15 64 (3.33%) MSTest
16 60 (3.13%) Cucumber
17 59 (3.07%) Travis CI
18 51 (2.66%) gulp
19 49 (2.55%) JUnit
20 44 (2.29%) Ant
General
1 338 (17.60%) Finance
2 206 (10.73%) Banking
3 61 (3.18%) Retail
4 29 (1.51%) Financial Institution
5 25 (1.30%) Games
6 22 (1.15%) Front Office
7 21 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 19 (0.99%) Publishing
10 17 (0.89%) Marketing
11 12 (0.63%) Legal
12 11 (0.57%) Advertising
12 11 (0.57%) Back Office
13 7 (0.36%) Law
14 5 (0.26%) Electronics
14 5 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.10%) Prime Brokerage
17 1 (0.052%) Billing
Job Titles
1 926 (48.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 360 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
3 339 (17.66%) Developer
4 322 (16.77%) AWS DevOps
5 289 (15.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 143 (7.45%) Java Developer
7 138 (7.19%) Senior DevOps
8 131 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 109 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
10 107 (5.57%) Cloud Engineer
11 101 (5.26%) Python Engineer
12 98 (5.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 95 (4.95%) Consultant
14 89 (4.64%) Platform Engineer
15 76 (3.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 74 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
17 68 (3.54%) Azure Engineer
18 61 (3.18%) Operations Engineer
19 60 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
19 60 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (8.75%) Node.js
2 144 (7.50%) Kafka
3 137 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
4 113 (5.89%) Web Services
5 101 (5.26%) React
6 92 (4.79%) .NET
7 89 (4.64%) Spring
8 79 (4.11%) REST
9 73 (3.80%) AngularJS
9 73 (3.80%) CSS
10 66 (3.44%) RESTful
11 60 (3.13%) HTML
12 59 (3.07%) LDAP
13 51 (2.66%) Spring Boot
14 45 (2.34%) JSON
15 42 (2.19%) Middleware
16 38 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
17 37 (1.93%) LAMP
18 31 (1.61%) Java EE
19 30 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 89 (4.64%) Public Cloud
3 66 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
4 62 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 53 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 51 (2.66%) Fintech
7 45 (2.34%) Wiki
8 43 (2.24%) Cloud Native
9 35 (1.82%) PKI
10 31 (1.61%) Clustering
11 25 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.30%) Private Cloud
12 21 (1.09%) Equities
13 19 (0.99%) Replication
14 17 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.78%) iPad
15 15 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (0.73%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 959 (49.95%) Linux
2 316 (16.46%) Unix
3 278 (14.48%) Windows
4 187 (9.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 165 (8.59%) CentOS
6 108 (5.63%) Ubuntu
7 56 (2.92%) Windows Server
8 40 (2.08%) CoreOS
9 30 (1.56%) Debian
10 26 (1.35%) Solaris
11 21 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 19 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.94%) DC/OS
13 18 (0.94%) Fedora
14 15 (0.78%) SUSE
15 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.57%) VMS
17 10 (0.52%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.47%) Android
19 8 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,319 (68.70%) DevOps
2 741 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
3 517 (26.93%) Continuous Integration
4 481 (25.05%) Configuration Management
5 237 (12.34%) TDD
6 226 (11.77%) Open Source
7 190 (9.90%) Microservices
7 190 (9.90%) Test Automation
8 185 (9.64%) Scrum
9 170 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 136 (7.08%) OO
11 132 (6.88%) Migration
12 126 (6.56%) BDD
13 124 (6.46%) Software Engineering
14 110 (5.73%) Load Balancing
14 110 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
15 108 (5.63%) Deployment Automation
16 100 (5.21%) SDLC
17 97 (5.05%) Build Automation
18 91 (4.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 930 (48.44%) Python
2 643 (33.49%) Java
3 391 (20.36%) Bash Shell
4 236 (12.29%) Ruby
5 211 (10.99%) Perl
6 210 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 197 (10.26%) PowerShell
8 176 (9.17%) Shell Script
9 175 (9.11%) SQL
10 171 (8.91%) Go
11 136 (7.08%) Groovy
12 95 (4.95%) Scala
13 64 (3.33%) C#
14 63 (3.28%) PHP
15 58 (3.02%) Korn
16 57 (2.97%) Java 8
17 52 (2.71%) ES6
18 45 (2.34%) C++
19 35 (1.82%) TypeScript
20 31 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 189 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 132 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 53 (2.76%) AWS Certification
3 53 (2.76%) Degree
4 41 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.89%) RHCE
6 10 (0.52%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.26%) CCNA
10 4 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.16%) VCP6
12 2 (0.10%) CCNP
12 2 (0.10%) CCSA
12 2 (0.10%) CISM
12 2 (0.10%) CISSP
13 1 (0.052%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.97%) QA
2 14 (0.73%) MiFID
3 13 (0.68%) GDPR
4 11 (0.57%) SLA
5 9 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.10%) PSD2
10 1 (0.052%) PMO
System Software
1 994 (51.77%) Docker
2 99 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (3.91%) HDFS
4 72 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
5 44 (2.29%) VirtualBox
6 35 (1.82%) Active Directory
7 32 (1.67%) Hyper-V
8 28 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 23 (1.20%) etcd
9 23 (1.20%) flannel
10 22 (1.15%) NFS
11 21 (1.09%) KVM
12 18 (0.94%) Squid
13 16 (0.83%) vCloud
14 14 (0.73%) Xen
15 13 (0.68%) Postfix
15 13 (0.68%) vSphere
16 12 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (0.42%) Ceph
18 7 (0.36%) LXC
Systems Management
1 921 (47.97%) Puppet
2 763 (39.74%) Terraform
3 749 (39.01%) Opscode Chef
4 664 (34.58%) Kubernetes
5 142 (7.40%) Salt
6 130 (6.77%) Packer
7 81 (4.22%) logstash
8 78 (4.06%) Kibana
9 77 (4.01%) Hadoop YARN
10 66 (3.44%) Nagios
11 62 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
12 51 (2.66%) ZABBIX
13 49 (2.55%) Rancher
14 43 (2.24%) Mesos
15 40 (2.08%) HAProxy
16 36 (1.88%) Consul
17 35 (1.82%) Prometheus
17 35 (1.82%) Sysdig
18 34 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
19 30 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 205 (10.68%) Oracle
2 204 (10.63%) Red Hat
3 185 (9.64%) Splunk
4 167 (8.70%) Google
5 143 (7.45%) VMware
6 96 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 87 (4.53%) Cloudera
8 73 (3.80%) SaltStack
9 70 (3.65%) New Relic
10 61 (3.18%) Atlassian
10 61 (3.18%) Hortonworks
11 45 (2.34%) AppDynamics
12 33 (1.72%) F5
13 25 (1.30%) Cisco
13 25 (1.30%) IBM
14 21 (1.09%) SAP
15 19 (0.99%) hybris
16 17 (0.89%) Sybase
17 16 (0.83%) Centrify
17 16 (0.83%) Tableau