Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +22 +19
Contract jobs citing Ansible 74 52 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.29% 4.12% 1.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.76% 33.12% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 12
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +16.36%
10th Percentile £388 £319 £338
90th Percentile £525 £595 £492
Scotland median daily rate £525 £475 £431
% change year-on-year +10.53% +10.14% +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 196 157 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.38% 12.45% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 79 88
Glasgow median daily rate £410 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.22% +14.45%
10th Percentile £288 £311 £170
90th Percentile £543 £550 £451
Scotland median daily rate £425 £410 £330
% change year-on-year +3.66% +24.24% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -53.49% -2.82%
10th Percentile £26.60 £19.05 £41.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £20.95 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £29.69 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +18.77% +16.28% +16.22%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Glasgow

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Glasgow

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 47 (63.51%) Linux
2 43 (58.11%) DevOps
3 40 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (48.65%) Puppet
6 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (44.59%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (44.59%) Jenkins
8 30 (40.54%) Python
9 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
10 27 (36.49%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (29.73%) Unix
12 21 (28.38%) Docker
13 19 (25.68%) Terraform
14 18 (24.32%) MongoDB
14 18 (24.32%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (22.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (22.97%) VMware
16 15 (20.27%) Java
16 15 (20.27%) Elastic Stack
17 14 (18.92%) TeamCity
17 14 (18.92%) Scrum
18 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
18 13 (17.57%) Test Automation
18 13 (17.57%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (17.57%) Vagrant
18 13 (17.57%) GoCD
18 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 12 (16.22%) CentOS
19 12 (16.22%) Perl

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 9 (12.16%) Tomcat
1 9 (12.16%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.81%) JBoss
2 8 (10.81%) Jetty
3 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.41%) Apache Qpid
4 4 (5.41%) nginx
5 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.70%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.35%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) Confluence
7 1 (1.35%) Drupal
7 1 (1.35%) MODX
7 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 33 (44.59%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (13.51%) IaaS
4 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.35%) Akamai
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Datadog
5 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.35%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.35%) Mailgun
5 1 (1.35%) npm
5 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Firewall
2 5 (6.76%) AMQP
3 4 (5.41%) NAS
3 4 (5.41%) VSAN
4 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 2 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.16%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.46%) Couchbase
4 7 (9.46%) Redis
4 7 (9.46%) Riak
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.70%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.35%) HBase
7 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.35%) QlikView
7 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Jenkins
2 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.92%) TeamCity
4 13 (17.57%) GoCD
4 13 (17.57%) Vagrant
5 11 (14.86%) Subversion
6 8 (10.81%) Maven
7 7 (9.46%) Artifactory
8 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
8 6 (8.11%) FitNesse
8 6 (8.11%) Selenium
9 5 (6.76%) GitLab
10 4 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.35%) JIRA
12 1 (1.35%) MSTest
12 1 (1.35%) NUnit
12 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Perl Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (20.27%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (13.51%) Spring
4 9 (12.16%) HTML
4 9 (12.16%) Kafka
5 8 (10.81%) Hibernate
5 8 (10.81%) JPA
6 7 (9.46%) HTML5
7 5 (6.76%) JMS
7 5 (6.76%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (6.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (5.41%) REST
8 4 (5.41%) SOAP
9 2 (2.70%) CSS
9 2 (2.70%) React
9 2 (2.70%) RESTful
9 2 (2.70%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.35%) J2EE
10 1 (1.35%) LDAP
10 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.41%) Wiki
3 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) DataPower
4 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Linux
2 22 (29.73%) Unix
3 17 (22.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (16.22%) CentOS
5 11 (14.86%) Windows
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) DevOps
2 38 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.49%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (18.92%) Scrum
6 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (17.57%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.22%) Migration
7 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
9 10 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (13.51%) TDD
9 10 (13.51%) Web Application Development
10 9 (12.16%) BDD
10 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.81%) Build Automation
11 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
12 7 (9.46%) UML
13 6 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) Python
2 15 (20.27%) Java
3 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.22%) Perl
5 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.81%) SQL
7 5 (6.76%) Ruby
7 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.41%) Korn
8 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) ES6
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
1 4 (5.41%) Master's Degree
1 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (10.81%) QA
3 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.35%) GDPR
4 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) VMware NSX
2 4 (5.41%) vSphere
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.35%) HDFS
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Postfix
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (48.65%) Puppet
3 19 (25.68%) Terraform
4 10 (13.51%) HAProxy
5 9 (12.16%) Graphite
5 9 (12.16%) Icinga
6 8 (10.81%) Cobbler
7 5 (6.76%) Packer
8 4 (5.41%) Nagios
8 4 (5.41%) vRealize
9 3 (4.05%) Kibana
9 3 (4.05%) logstash
9 3 (4.05%) Salt
10 1 (1.35%) Ambari
10 1 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.35%) Fail2ban
10 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.35%) Oozie
10 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) VMware
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) Informatica
4 5 (6.76%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.05%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.35%) Cognos
7 1 (1.35%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.35%) Lets Encrypt
7 1 (1.35%) New Relic
7 1 (1.35%) Splunk
7 1 (1.35%) Tableau