Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 May 2020 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 44 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +7
Contract jobs citing Ansible 35 64 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.16% 4.47% 3.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.17% 36.16% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 31
Median daily rate £468 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.02% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £401 £300 £356
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
Scotland median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 120 177 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.27% 12.35% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 97 93
Median daily rate £430 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +8.84% -8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £188 £188
90th Percentile £565 £538 £535
Scotland median daily rate £430 £425 £373
% change year-on-year +1.18% +14.02% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.25 £26.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.96% +34.43% -53.49%
10th Percentile £12.95 £21.85 £19.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -9.62% +25.30% -30.83%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Glasgow

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ansible in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Ansible in Glasgow

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ansible in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 25 (71.43%) Terraform
2 23 (65.71%) AWS
3 19 (54.29%) DevOps
4 18 (51.43%) Linux
5 17 (48.57%) Python
6 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
6 16 (45.71%) Infrastructure as Code
7 15 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (34.29%) Ruby
8 12 (34.29%) Public Sector
9 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
10 10 (28.57%) JIRA
10 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
12 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (17.14%) GitHub
13 6 (17.14%) Bitbucket
13 6 (17.14%) Confluence
13 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (17.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
15 4 (11.43%) Firewall
15 4 (11.43%) Unix
15 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
15 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (11.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 4 (11.43%) Elastic Stack

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) AWS
2 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (17.14%) GitHub
2 6 (17.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Serverless
4 2 (5.71%) Slack
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.86%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) BGP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (8.57%) IGMP
2 3 (8.57%) Multicast
2 3 (8.57%) OSPF
2 3 (8.57%) RIP
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) Bitbucket
3 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) GitLab
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 12 (34.29%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
2 3 (8.57%) Front Office
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) Tester
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.57%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) Flask
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) DevOps
2 16 (45.71%) Infrastructure as Code
2 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (8.57%) Low Latency
7 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Test Management
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.71%) Cloud Operations
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.86%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) Ruby
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) LXC
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (71.43%) Terraform
2 15 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Endace
3 3 (8.57%) logstash
3 3 (8.57%) Puppet
4 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.86%) Packer
5 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) Arista
2 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP