Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 April 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 391 368 467
Rank change year-on-year -23 +99 +14
Contract jobs citing Packer 55 84 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.43% 2.35% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 98
10th Percentile £430 £456 £490
25th Percentile £463 £525 £508
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £625
90th Percentile £688 £638 £654
England median daily rate £500 £546 £575
% change year-on-year -8.42% -5.04% +9.52%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3,850 3,568 6,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.29% 15.44% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,874 2,631 4,871
10th Percentile £400 £320 £356
25th Percentile £463 £441 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £548 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.11% -0.45% +4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £624 £625
90th Percentile £700 £694 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 77
10th Percentile £15.02 £12.42 £14.50
25th Percentile £22.06 £12.44 £17.66
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.50 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +56.10% -6.82% -8.08%
75th Percentile £64.00 £26.75 £36.67
90th Percentile £68.00 £47.83 £49.12
England median hourly rate £23.11 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +32.03% -5.41% +5.71%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Packer in London

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Packer in London.

Daily rate trend for Packer in London

Packer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Packer in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Packer in London

Packer
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 22 April 2021. 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
Central London +28 5 £600 - 5
South London +19 1 - - 1
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Packer.

1 48 (87.27%) DevOps
1 48 (87.27%) Terraform
2 32 (58.18%) Ansible
2 32 (58.18%) Linux
3 30 (54.55%) Python
4 28 (50.91%) AWS
5 26 (47.27%) Docker
5 26 (47.27%) Windows
6 24 (43.64%) SC Cleared
6 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
7 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
8 22 (40.00%) Kubernetes
9 20 (36.36%) Azure
10 18 (32.73%) GitLab
11 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure as Code
11 17 (30.91%) Web Services
11 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
12 16 (29.09%) Finance
13 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (25.45%) Puppet
13 14 (25.45%) GCP
14 13 (23.64%) Java
15 11 (20.00%) GitHub
15 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (18.18%) IaaS
16 10 (18.18%) Big Data
16 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (18.18%) WAN
16 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 10 (18.18%) Google

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (10.91%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) AWS
2 20 (36.36%) Azure
3 14 (25.45%) GCP
4 11 (20.00%) GitHub
5 10 (18.18%) IaaS
6 9 (16.36%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (14.55%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (14.55%) Amazon S3
7 8 (14.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (14.55%) Serverless
8 7 (12.73%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (12.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (10.91%) CloudFront
10 5 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
10 5 (9.09%) PaaS
11 4 (7.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (5.45%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (5.45%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) WAN
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Big Data
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.45%) BigQuery
4 3 (5.45%) Bigtable
4 3 (5.45%) Cloud Spanner
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
2 18 (32.73%) GitLab
3 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 6 (10.91%) SonarQube
4 6 (10.91%) Vagrant
5 5 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.27%) Maven
6 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.82%) git-flow
7 1 (1.82%) RSpec
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (14.55%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Senior DevOps
2 8 (14.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
3 7 (12.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Azure Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) YAML
4 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) Keycloak
6 1 (1.82%) LAMP
6 1 (1.82%) React Native
6 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.45%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Linux
2 26 (47.27%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.45%) CentOS
4 3 (5.45%) VMS
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) DevOps
2 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Automation
5 7 (12.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.45%) Data Engineering
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Open Source
9 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.64%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (3.64%) Scrum
10 2 (3.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Python
2 13 (23.64%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.45%) Go
6 3 (5.45%) Ruby
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) ES6
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) Rust
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) SC Cleared
1 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) Docker
2 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) Varnish
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 48 (87.27%) Terraform
2 32 (58.18%) Ansible
3 22 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 14 (25.45%) Puppet
5 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (9.09%) vRealize
6 5 (9.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (7.27%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.64%) Consul
8 2 (3.64%) Nagios
8 2 (3.64%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.64%) SCCM
9 1 (1.82%) Grafana
9 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.82%) Icinga
9 1 (1.82%) Kibana
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.82%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Google
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Hortonworks
2 7 (12.73%) Okta
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Veracode
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) New Relic
5 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.82%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow