Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Packer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Packer over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Hashicorp Packer
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 274 251
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 -11
Contract jobs citing Packer 17 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.20% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.14% 1.50% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 11
Central London median daily rate £625 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -2.33%
10th Percentile £506 £505 £413
90th Percentile £715 £675 £625
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Packer 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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,489 1,398 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.20% 14.95% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,210 1,094 694
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 10
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -8.07% +0.82%
10th Percentile £13.53 £13.23 £15.40
90th Percentile £48.67 £35.25 £42.14
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.92 £24.36
% change year-on-year -1.69% +2.30% +21.80%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Packer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Packer in Central London

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Packer in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Packer in Central London

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Packer in Central London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Packer in Central London

Packer
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Packer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 7 £575 +4.55% 6
West End of London - 4 £694 -
City of Westminster - 4 £694 -
Packer
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Packer 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 Central London region with a requirement for Packer.

1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
1 17 (100.00%) Terraform
2 15 (88.24%) Ansible
2 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (82.35%) Docker
4 13 (76.47%) Kubernetes
5 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
5 10 (58.82%) Puppet
5 10 (58.82%) Python
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
7 7 (41.18%) Ruby
7 7 (41.18%) Microservices
7 7 (41.18%) Consul
8 6 (35.29%) Go
9 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
10 4 (23.53%) Fluentd
10 4 (23.53%) GoCD
10 4 (23.53%) collectd
10 4 (23.53%) StatsD
10 4 (23.53%) PagerDuty
10 4 (23.53%) Prometheus
10 4 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (17.65%) Network Security

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.76%) GitHub
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
4 1 (5.88%) Route 53
4 1 (5.88%) Serverless
4 1 (5.88%) Slack
4 1 (5.88%) Trello
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) GoCD
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Architect
4 3 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Platform Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) Kafka
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) BYOD
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Native
3 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Microservices
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Architectural Design
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Fintech
7 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.88%) Kaizen
7 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby
3 6 (35.29%) Go
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Terraform
2 15 (88.24%) Ansible
3 13 (76.47%) Kubernetes
4 10 (58.82%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) Consul
6 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (23.53%) collectd
7 4 (23.53%) Fluentd
7 4 (23.53%) Prometheus
7 4 (23.53%) StatsD
8 1 (5.88%) Grafana
8 1 (5.88%) Graphite
8 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) PagerDuty
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian