Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 36 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 +25 -
Contract jobs citing Ansible 156 128 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.42% 4.43% 3.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.28% 38.32% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 77 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £575 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £423 £363 £370
90th Percentile £700 £607 £510
Scotland median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 369 334 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.82% 11.55% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 185 71
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £338 £285 £243
90th Percentile £700 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £410 £330
% change year-on-year +3.66% +24.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £9.00 - £18.75
90th Percentile £11.00 - £20.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £26.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -26.06% +91.89%

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 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 108 (69.23%) DevOps
2 97 (62.18%) Jenkins
3 93 (59.62%) Python
4 82 (52.56%) Puppet
5 80 (51.28%) Docker
6 74 (47.44%) Linux
7 62 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (37.82%) Amazon AWS
9 58 (37.18%) Opscode Chef
10 54 (34.62%) Java
10 54 (34.62%) Kubernetes
11 44 (28.21%) Finance
12 37 (23.72%) OpenShift
12 37 (23.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (23.08%) PaaS
14 35 (22.44%) Kanban
15 34 (21.79%) Git (software)
16 33 (21.15%) nginx
16 33 (21.15%) Gradle
16 33 (21.15%) Terraform
17 31 (19.87%) IBM UrbanCode
17 31 (19.87%) Windows
18 30 (19.23%) Maven
18 30 (19.23%) Banking
18 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (17.95%) Scrum
19 28 (17.95%) Groovy
19 28 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
19 28 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
20 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration

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 33 (21.15%) nginx
2 26 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (10.90%) Apache
4 12 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.77%) IIS
6 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 59 (37.82%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (23.72%) OpenShift
3 36 (23.08%) PaaS
4 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (14.10%) npm
7 9 (5.77%) IaaS
8 7 (4.49%) Datadog
8 7 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (4.49%) SaaS
9 6 (3.85%) GitHub
10 5 (3.21%) Serverless
11 4 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (2.56%) Tricentis Tosca
12 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.64%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.05%) Firewall
2 8 (5.13%) DNS
2 8 (5.13%) DSL
2 8 (5.13%) SSL
3 4 (2.56%) Network Security
3 4 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.64%) Calico
4 1 (0.64%) DMZ
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.49%) Big Data
3 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.21%) Redis
5 4 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.56%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.92%) InfluxDB
6 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.92%) MySQL
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.28%) DataStage
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.64%) HBase
8 1 (0.64%) Informix
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 97 (62.18%) Jenkins
2 34 (21.79%) Git (software)
3 33 (21.15%) Gradle
4 31 (19.87%) IBM UrbanCode
5 30 (19.23%) Maven
6 23 (14.74%) Artifactory
7 22 (14.10%) CircleCI
7 22 (14.10%) gulp
7 22 (14.10%) Travis CI
8 16 (10.26%) Bitbucket
9 13 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (7.05%) GitLab
11 10 (6.41%) Selenium
12 9 (5.77%) Cucumber
12 9 (5.77%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (3.21%) HP UFT
14 5 (3.21%) Subversion
15 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (28.21%) Finance
2 30 (19.23%) Banking
3 13 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (44.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (10.90%) Architect
3 17 (10.90%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Developer
7 10 (6.41%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.21%) Administrator
10 5 (3.21%) Consultant
11 4 (2.56%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.33%) LDAP
2 11 (7.05%) REST
3 8 (5.13%) Node.js
4 7 (4.49%) .NET
4 7 (4.49%) PostGIS
4 7 (4.49%) Web Services
5 6 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (2.56%) Vert.x
7 3 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (1.92%) Spring
8 2 (1.28%) Middleware
9 1 (0.64%) CSS
9 1 (0.64%) HATEOAS
9 1 (0.64%) HTML
9 1 (0.64%) Kafka
9 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.64%) RESTful
9 1 (0.64%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.49%) User Experience
3 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.92%) Replication
5 2 (1.28%) Clustering
5 2 (1.28%) Fintech
5 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.44%) Linux
2 37 (23.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (19.87%) Windows
4 20 (12.82%) Unix
5 10 (6.41%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.77%) Solaris
7 6 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.64%) Debian
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (69.23%) DevOps
2 62 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (22.44%) Kanban
4 28 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (17.95%) Scrum
5 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (16.03%) Open Source
7 18 (11.54%) TDD
8 16 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 15 (9.62%) Microservices
10 13 (8.33%) Business Transformation
11 11 (7.05%) BDD
12 10 (6.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (6.41%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.77%) Change Control
13 9 (5.77%) Logical Data Model
13 9 (5.77%) Physical Data Model
14 8 (5.13%) Analytics
14 8 (5.13%) ETL
14 8 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (59.62%) Python
2 54 (34.62%) Java
3 28 (17.95%) Groovy
4 27 (17.31%) Bash Shell
5 26 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 15 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.69%) Go
8 11 (7.05%) SQL
9 8 (5.13%) Ruby
10 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.56%) Perl
11 3 (1.92%) C++
12 2 (1.28%) Java 8
12 2 (1.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.64%) C#
13 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.28%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.64%) ISEB
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) GDPR
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 80 (51.28%) Docker
2 23 (14.74%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.56%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.28%) iptables
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.64%) Varnish
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 82 (52.56%) Puppet
2 58 (37.18%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (34.62%) Kubernetes
4 33 (21.15%) Terraform
5 12 (7.69%) SELinux
6 9 (5.77%) Prometheus
6 9 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (4.49%) Nagios
8 7 (4.49%) SCOM
9 6 (3.85%) Xymon
10 4 (2.56%) OpenView
10 4 (2.56%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.92%) Grafana
12 2 (1.28%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.28%) Kibana
12 2 (1.28%) logstash
12 2 (1.28%) Mesos
12 2 (1.28%) Packer
12 2 (1.28%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Red Hat
2 12 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.77%) Oracle
4 7 (4.49%) Google
4 7 (4.49%) Splunk
4 7 (4.49%) VMware
5 6 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 6 (3.85%) New Relic
6 5 (3.21%) HP
7 4 (2.56%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.92%) IBM
8 3 (1.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.28%) RedGate
10 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.64%) Talend
10 1 (0.64%) TOWER Software