Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 59 76
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 +65
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,706 1,856 1,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.24% 4.07% 3.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.35% 30.11% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,215 1,447 950
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.09% +9.90%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £413
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% +81.25% -

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 6,475 6,164 4,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.08% 13.51% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,608 4,555 3,269
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £320
90th Percentile £688 £668 £638
England median daily rate £500 £498 £460
% change year-on-year +0.50% +8.15% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 79 41
London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.05 £64.50 £47.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.52 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.30% -18.51% +0.80%

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 May 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 May 2019. 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 -4 292 £575 +4.55% 45
East London +20 107 £650 +30.00% 5
South London -13 78 £575 +4.55% 7
West London -9 60 £525 - 5
North London -2 4 £550 +15.79%
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 1,287 (75.44%) DevOps
2 949 (55.63%) Amazon AWS
3 902 (52.87%) Jenkins
4 844 (49.47%) Docker
5 786 (46.07%) Linux
6 773 (45.31%) Python
7 740 (43.38%) Terraform
8 698 (40.91%) Kubernetes
9 693 (40.62%) Puppet
10 571 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
11 558 (32.71%) Java
12 536 (31.42%) Opscode Chef
13 495 (29.02%) Git (software)
14 442 (25.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 369 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
16 364 (21.34%) Finance
17 350 (20.52%) Configuration Management
18 332 (19.46%) Bash Shell
19 282 (16.53%) Red Hat
20 270 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 249 (14.60%) Security Cleared
22 243 (14.24%) Ruby
23 223 (13.07%) JIRA
24 216 (12.66%) Google Cloud Platform
25 215 (12.60%) Splunk
26 210 (12.31%) JavaScript
27 209 (12.25%) SC Cleared
28 196 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
28 196 (11.49%) Open Source
28 196 (11.49%) GitHub

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
1 154 (9.03%) Confluence
2 133 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
3 111 (6.51%) nginx
4 83 (4.87%) Apache
5 81 (4.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 76 (4.45%) Tomcat
7 71 (4.16%) OpenStack
8 61 (3.58%) Apache Spark
9 50 (2.93%) WebSphere
10 33 (1.93%) IIS
11 24 (1.41%) WebLogic
12 21 (1.23%) JBoss
13 17 (1.00%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.70%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.41%) SAS
16 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.29%) GemFire
17 5 (0.29%) WordPress
18 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
18 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.06%) Endur
2 5 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.059%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 949 (55.63%) Amazon AWS
2 442 (25.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 216 (12.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 196 (11.49%) GitHub
5 171 (10.02%) OpenShift
6 166 (9.73%) Amazon S3
7 163 (9.55%) Amazon EC2
8 147 (8.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 145 (8.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 129 (7.56%) Serverless
11 120 (7.03%) AWS Lambda
12 109 (6.39%) PaaS
13 101 (5.92%) Datadog
14 93 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 87 (5.10%) npm
16 83 (4.87%) Amazon SQS
17 77 (4.51%) IaaS
18 53 (3.11%) Amazon ELB
19 42 (2.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 41 (2.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.39%) Firewall
2 90 (5.28%) VPN
3 54 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 52 (3.05%) DNS
5 44 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (1.99%) Network Security
7 33 (1.93%) HTTP
8 31 (1.82%) WAN
9 30 (1.76%) Kerberos
10 21 (1.23%) SSL
11 19 (1.11%) DHCP
11 19 (1.11%) FTP
11 19 (1.11%) LAN
12 16 (0.94%) BGP
12 16 (0.94%) Internet
13 14 (0.82%) IPsec
13 14 (0.82%) VSAN
14 11 (0.64%) Multicast
15 10 (0.59%) MPLS
15 10 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (9.85%) Big Data
2 143 (8.38%) Amazon RDS
2 143 (8.38%) NoSQL
3 136 (7.97%) MySQL
4 125 (7.33%) SQL Server
5 111 (6.51%) Hadoop
6 110 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
7 99 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 74 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 72 (4.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 54 (3.17%) Redis
11 48 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 31 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
13 31 (1.82%) Oracle Database
14 29 (1.70%) HBase
15 25 (1.47%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.06%) Apache Hive
17 15 (0.88%) Blockchain
18 12 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 902 (52.87%) Jenkins
2 495 (29.02%) Git (software)
3 223 (13.07%) JIRA
4 186 (10.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 161 (9.44%) Maven
6 134 (7.85%) GitLab
7 107 (6.27%) Artifactory
8 100 (5.86%) TeamCity
9 89 (5.22%) Cucumber
10 87 (5.10%) gulp
11 79 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 78 (4.57%) Bitbucket
13 69 (4.04%) Gradle
14 66 (3.87%) Travis CI
15 60 (3.52%) Jasmine
16 54 (3.17%) JUnit
17 52 (3.05%) Selenium
18 50 (2.93%) CircleCI
19 44 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
20 43 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 364 (21.34%) Finance
2 137 (8.03%) Banking
3 48 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.34%) Retail
5 37 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.17%) Marketing
6 34 (1.99%) Electronics
7 28 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.52%) Games
9 20 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.17%) Law
9 20 (1.17%) Publishing
10 16 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (0.88%) Front Office
11 15 (0.88%) Legal
12 12 (0.70%) Advertising
13 10 (0.59%) Billing
14 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.23%) Back Office
15 4 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 795 (46.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 289 (16.94%) Developer
3 267 (15.65%) AWS Engineer
4 226 (13.25%) AWS DevOps
5 204 (11.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 159 (9.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 121 (7.09%) Architect
8 120 (7.03%) Senior DevOps
9 97 (5.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 94 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
11 87 (5.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 79 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 76 (4.45%) Angular Developer
14 66 (3.87%) Java Developer
14 66 (3.87%) Platform Engineer
15 65 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 63 (3.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 58 (3.40%) Azure DevOps
18 56 (3.28%) AWS Developer
19 54 (3.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (10.79%) Web Services
2 159 (9.32%) Node.js
3 155 (9.09%) Kafka
4 143 (8.38%) Elastic Stack
5 127 (7.44%) AngularJS
6 106 (6.21%) REST
7 95 (5.57%) RESTful
8 78 (4.57%) .NET
9 69 (4.04%) JSON
10 62 (3.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 58 (3.40%) Spring
12 52 (3.05%) React
12 52 (3.05%) SOAP
13 51 (2.99%) J2EE
14 47 (2.75%) HTML
15 46 (2.70%) CSS
16 45 (2.64%) Gherkin
17 40 (2.34%) YAML
18 38 (2.23%) Middleware
19 37 (2.17%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (5.28%) Fintech
3 89 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 61 (3.58%) Data Centre
5 56 (3.28%) Cloud Native
6 50 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 38 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
8 29 (1.70%) Clustering
9 28 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.64%) Private Cloud
10 25 (1.47%) PKI
11 23 (1.35%) User Experience
12 22 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
13 21 (1.23%) NHS
14 19 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.11%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.00%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.88%) Algorithms
17 14 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 786 (46.07%) Linux
2 270 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 192 (11.25%) Windows
4 133 (7.80%) Unix
5 45 (2.64%) CentOS
6 41 (2.40%) Ubuntu
7 36 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 25 (1.47%) CoreOS
9 15 (0.88%) Solaris
10 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.41%) Debian
12 6 (0.35%) Android
13 4 (0.23%) Mesosphere
13 4 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.23%) VMS
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.18%) Fedora
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,287 (75.44%) DevOps
2 571 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
4 350 (20.52%) Configuration Management
5 196 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
5 196 (11.49%) Microservices
5 196 (11.49%) Open Source
6 181 (10.61%) Scrum
7 162 (9.50%) TDD
8 146 (8.56%) Test Automation
9 144 (8.44%) Deployment Automation
10 143 (8.38%) Migration
11 129 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 117 (6.86%) Software Engineering
13 106 (6.21%) BDD
14 95 (5.57%) Security Operations
15 91 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
16 90 (5.28%) ITIL
17 86 (5.04%) Continuous Deployment
18 73 (4.28%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 773 (45.31%) Python
2 558 (32.71%) Java
3 332 (19.46%) Bash Shell
4 243 (14.24%) Ruby
5 210 (12.31%) JavaScript
6 153 (8.97%) PowerShell
7 152 (8.91%) SQL
8 150 (8.79%) Go
9 124 (7.27%) Perl
10 103 (6.04%) Shell Script
11 91 (5.33%) Groovy
12 69 (4.04%) C#
13 65 (3.81%) TypeScript
14 63 (3.69%) Scala
15 56 (3.28%) Java 8
16 50 (2.93%) ES6
17 36 (2.11%) C++
17 36 (2.11%) PHP
18 15 (0.88%) C
19 8 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 249 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 209 (12.25%) SC Cleared
3 119 (6.98%) RHCE
4 71 (4.16%) AWS Certification
5 57 (3.34%) Degree
6 51 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 46 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (2.29%) CCNP
9 20 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.35%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.35%) JNCIP
15 5 (0.29%) CCIE
16 4 (0.23%) JNCIE
16 4 (0.23%) Master's Degree
17 3 (0.18%) CEH
17 3 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 29 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 24 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.35%) QA
5 8 (0.47%) SLA
6 6 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.35%) GDPR
7 3 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) PMO
8 2 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 844 (49.47%) Docker
2 81 (4.75%) Virtual Machines
3 58 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (2.29%) Active Directory
5 22 (1.29%) HDFS
6 21 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (1.06%) etcd
8 17 (1.00%) Ceph
8 17 (1.00%) flannel
8 17 (1.00%) SkyDNS
9 14 (0.82%) GlusterFS
10 11 (0.64%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.64%) Hyper-V
11 9 (0.53%) Xen
12 7 (0.41%) KVM
12 7 (0.41%) NFS
12 7 (0.41%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.35%) OpenAM
13 6 (0.35%) OpenDJ
13 6 (0.35%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 740 (43.38%) Terraform
2 698 (40.91%) Kubernetes
3 693 (40.62%) Puppet
4 536 (31.42%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (3.63%) Prometheus
6 59 (3.46%) Packer
7 56 (3.28%) Kibana
8 54 (3.17%) logstash
9 52 (3.05%) Salt
10 47 (2.75%) SELinux
11 42 (2.46%) Nagios
12 32 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
12 32 (1.88%) HAProxy
13 31 (1.82%) Graphite
14 29 (1.70%) Sysdig
15 28 (1.64%) Grafana
16 25 (1.47%) rkt
17 24 (1.41%) Consul
17 24 (1.41%) ZABBIX
18 23 (1.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 282 (16.53%) Red Hat
2 215 (12.60%) Splunk
3 143 (8.38%) Oracle
4 131 (7.68%) Google
5 114 (6.68%) Atlassian
6 97 (5.69%) Microsoft
7 93 (5.45%) Qualys
8 90 (5.28%) VMware
9 67 (3.93%) Cisco
10 60 (3.52%) SaltStack
11 45 (2.64%) ServiceNow
12 38 (2.23%) AppDynamics
12 38 (2.23%) New Relic
13 37 (2.17%) SAP
14 28 (1.64%) IBM
15 25 (1.47%) Cloudera
16 24 (1.41%) HP
17 21 (1.23%) Hortonworks
17 21 (1.23%) Palo Alto
18 20 (1.17%) F5