Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 20 August 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 52 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +34
Contract jobs citing Ansible 73 95 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.25% 3.25% 3.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.65% 26.76% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 53
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £363
90th Percentile £688 £700 £572
Scotland median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.85% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 264 355 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.76% 12.16% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 194 133
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £243 £300
90th Percentile £585 £613 £549
Scotland median daily rate £425 £373 £400
% change year-on-year +14.02% -6.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.75 £10.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -55.56% -
10th Percentile £11.13 £9.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £12.38 £11.00 £23.75
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +10.59% -29.17% -25.00%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Edinburgh

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Edinburgh

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 49 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
1 49 (67.12%) DevOps
2 48 (65.75%) Python
3 44 (60.27%) Linux
4 34 (46.58%) Jenkins
5 32 (43.84%) Puppet
6 26 (35.62%) Banking
6 26 (35.62%) Finance
7 21 (28.77%) Kubernetes
8 18 (24.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (24.66%) Docker
9 17 (23.29%) Migration
9 17 (23.29%) Java
10 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
11 14 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.44%) Retail Banking
13 12 (16.44%) Windows
13 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
13 12 (16.44%) F5
14 10 (13.70%) Terraform
14 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
14 10 (13.70%) Unix
14 10 (13.70%) CCNP
14 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (13.70%) BIG-IP
15 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
15 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (12.33%) VMware

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (5.48%) nginx
1 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) SAS
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 49 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (24.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (10.96%) Serverless
5 7 (9.59%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (9.59%) GitHub
6 4 (5.48%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.11%) npm
8 2 (2.74%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (2.74%) PaaS
9 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) BIG-IP
2 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (6.85%) DNS
3 5 (6.85%) Network Security
4 4 (5.48%) SSL
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.74%) Firewall
5 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Big Data
1 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.37%) GIS
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Jenkins
2 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.33%) Bitbucket
4 8 (10.96%) GitLab
5 5 (6.85%) Travis CI
6 4 (5.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.11%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.11%) Gradle
7 3 (4.11%) gulp
7 3 (4.11%) JIRA
7 3 (4.11%) JUnit
7 3 (4.11%) Maven
8 2 (2.74%) CircleCI
8 2 (2.74%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (2.74%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.37%) JMeter
9 1 (1.37%) Selenium
9 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 26 (35.62%) Banking
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Retail Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (32.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Network Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) DevOps Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Python Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (4.11%) Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) Node.js
2 5 (6.85%) React
3 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) Java EE
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) Kafka
3 2 (2.74%) REST
3 2 (2.74%) RESTful
3 2 (2.74%) Spring
4 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) Pandas
4 1 (1.37%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.37%) Sass
4 1 (1.37%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Cloud Native
2 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (60.27%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 10 (13.70%) Unix
3 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.85%) CentOS
6 2 (2.74%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) DevOps
2 17 (23.29%) Migration
3 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
5 9 (12.33%) Microservices
6 8 (10.96%) TDD
7 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.85%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (6.85%) Open Source
9 5 (6.85%) Refactoring
9 5 (6.85%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (5.48%) Cloud Enablement
10 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (65.75%) Python
2 17 (23.29%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) Ruby
5 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.48%) C#
6 4 (5.48%) PHP
6 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) Groovy
7 3 (4.11%) Java 8
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) Go
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) Rust
8 2 (2.74%) SQL
9 1 (1.37%) ES6
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) CCNP
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.59%) CCNA
3 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Docker
2 7 (9.59%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) KVM
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.37%) Varnish
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (43.84%) Puppet
2 21 (28.77%) Kubernetes
3 14 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (13.70%) Terraform
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.74%) Salt
6 1 (1.37%) Grafana
6 1 (1.37%) SCCM
6 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) F5
1 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco
4 5 (6.85%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (5.48%) Dell
5 4 (5.48%) EMC
5 4 (5.48%) NetApp
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.74%) Veracode
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) Facebook
8 1 (1.37%) SaltStack