Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 35 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +28 +69
Contract jobs citing Ansible 145 138 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.62% 4.81% 2.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 44.89% 42.20% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 91 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £575 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £440 £400 £409
90th Percentile £700 £613 £554
Scotland median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 323 327 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.51% 11.39% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 191 77
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £327 £300 £157
90th Percentile £700 £600 £480
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £344
% change year-on-year +2.41% +20.82% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.50
Scotland median hourly rate £34.69 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +38.77% +16.28% +16.22%

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 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 96 (66.21%) DevOps
2 91 (62.76%) Jenkins
3 87 (60.00%) Python
4 80 (55.17%) Puppet
5 69 (47.59%) Docker
6 64 (44.14%) Amazon AWS
7 62 (42.76%) Linux
8 59 (40.69%) Java
9 54 (37.24%) Opscode Chef
10 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (30.34%) Kubernetes
12 42 (28.97%) Finance
12 42 (28.97%) Terraform
13 33 (22.76%) Banking
13 33 (22.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (22.07%) nginx
15 31 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (21.38%) PaaS
15 31 (21.38%) Gradle
15 31 (21.38%) Windows
16 30 (20.69%) IBM UrbanCode
17 29 (20.00%) Maven
17 29 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (19.31%) OpenShift
19 26 (17.93%) Groovy
19 26 (17.93%) Shell Script
20 24 (16.55%) Kanban
20 24 (16.55%) Continuous Delivery
20 24 (16.55%) Open Source
20 24 (16.55%) Virtual Machines

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 32 (22.07%) nginx
2 23 (15.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (10.34%) Apache
4 12 (8.28%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.90%) IIS
6 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.07%) JBoss
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 64 (44.14%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (22.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 31 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (21.38%) PaaS
4 28 (19.31%) OpenShift
5 23 (15.86%) npm
6 9 (6.21%) SaaS
7 7 (4.83%) Datadog
8 6 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (4.14%) GitHub
8 6 (4.14%) IaaS
8 6 (4.14%) Serverless
9 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.38%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Firewall
2 8 (5.52%) DNS
2 8 (5.52%) DSL
2 8 (5.52%) SSL
3 4 (2.76%) DMZ
3 4 (2.76%) Network Security
4 3 (2.07%) SAN
5 1 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.69%) Calico
5 1 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.07%) Big Data
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.38%) DataStage
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.69%) DataStax
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) HBase
4 1 (0.69%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.69%) Informix
4 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 91 (62.76%) Jenkins
2 31 (21.38%) Gradle
3 30 (20.69%) IBM UrbanCode
4 29 (20.00%) Maven
5 23 (15.86%) CircleCI
5 23 (15.86%) gulp
5 23 (15.86%) Travis CI
6 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
7 18 (12.41%) Artifactory
8 11 (7.59%) Bitbucket
9 10 (6.90%) GitLab
9 10 (6.90%) TeamCity
10 8 (5.52%) Selenium
10 8 (5.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (4.83%) Cucumber
12 6 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (4.14%) Zephyr
13 4 (2.76%) Visual Studio
14 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (2.07%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (28.97%) Finance
2 33 (22.76%) Banking
3 15 (10.34%) Retail Banking
4 9 (6.21%) Law
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (47.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (18.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 21 (14.48%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (13.79%) Architect
5 14 (9.66%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (9.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (4.83%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Administrator
8 5 (3.45%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Consultant
8 5 (3.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.76%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) LDAP
2 12 (8.28%) REST
3 9 (6.21%) .NET
3 9 (6.21%) Web Services
4 6 (4.14%) Node.js
5 4 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.76%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (2.07%) Spring
6 3 (2.07%) Vert.x
7 2 (1.38%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.38%) JPA
7 2 (1.38%) Middleware
7 2 (1.38%) PostGIS
7 2 (1.38%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) User Experience
2 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Replication
5 2 (1.38%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.76%) Linux
2 31 (21.38%) Windows
3 29 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.72%) Unix
5 11 (7.59%) Windows Server
6 9 (6.21%) Solaris
7 6 (4.14%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.07%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (66.21%) DevOps
2 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.55%) Continuous Delivery
3 24 (16.55%) Kanban
3 24 (16.55%) Open Source
4 21 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (13.79%) Scrum
6 13 (8.97%) Business Transformation
7 12 (8.28%) Data Modelling
7 12 (8.28%) Microservices
7 12 (8.28%) TDD
8 9 (6.21%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (6.21%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (6.21%) Logical Data Model
8 9 (6.21%) Physical Data Model
8 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.52%) Analytics
10 7 (4.83%) BDD
11 6 (4.14%) Change Control
11 6 (4.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (60.00%) Python
2 59 (40.69%) Java
3 26 (17.93%) Groovy
3 26 (17.93%) Shell Script
4 22 (15.17%) Bash Shell
5 13 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.90%) Ruby
7 7 (4.83%) Go
8 5 (3.45%) SQL
9 4 (2.76%) C#
9 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.07%) C++
10 3 (2.07%) Perl
11 2 (1.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) Java 8
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.38%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.69%) ISEB
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (47.59%) Docker
2 24 (16.55%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.21%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.76%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.69%) Varnish
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 80 (55.17%) Puppet
2 54 (37.24%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (30.34%) Kubernetes
4 42 (28.97%) Terraform
5 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (5.52%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (4.83%) Nagios
7 7 (4.83%) Prometheus
7 7 (4.83%) SELinux
8 6 (4.14%) Xymon
9 2 (1.38%) Kibana
9 2 (1.38%) logstash
9 2 (1.38%) Mesos
9 2 (1.38%) Packer
9 2 (1.38%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.69%) Grafana
10 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) Red Hat
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.90%) Oracle
3 7 (4.83%) Splunk
4 6 (4.14%) AppDynamics
4 6 (4.14%) Micro Focus
4 6 (4.14%) New Relic
5 5 (3.45%) VMware
6 3 (2.07%) Google
6 3 (2.07%) IBM
7 2 (1.38%) RedGate
8 1 (0.69%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.69%) Talend
8 1 (0.69%) TOWER Software