Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 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.

Hashicorp Packer
England > London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 374 462 476
Rank change year-on-year +88 +14 +38
Contract jobs citing Packer 93 153 166
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.40% 2.21% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 101 126
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £456 £500 £425
90th Percentile £626 £663 £675
England median daily rate £550 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 3,881 6,908 6,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.04% 16.09% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,773 5,014 4,627
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £320 £360 £313
90th Percentile £688 £681 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 89 77
Median hourly rate £21.39 £24.50 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.70% -1.69% +3.83%
10th Percentile £12.43 £15.36 £11.92
90th Percentile £42.67 £46.97 £54.25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.14
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.97% -14.33%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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
South London +33 29 £550 -4.35% 6
Central London +78 21 £600 - 3
West London +39 2 - -
East London +46 1 £525 +5.00% 1
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 87 (93.55%) Terraform
2 86 (92.47%) DevOps
3 70 (75.27%) Docker
4 68 (73.12%) Kubernetes
5 63 (67.74%) Security Cleared
6 62 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (64.52%) Jenkins
8 59 (63.44%) Linux
8 59 (63.44%) Git (software)
9 57 (61.29%) JIRA
10 50 (53.76%) SC Cleared
11 49 (52.69%) Confluence
11 49 (52.69%) Ansible
12 37 (39.78%) AWS
12 37 (39.78%) Python
13 33 (35.48%) Infrastructure as Code
14 32 (34.41%) Public Sector
15 30 (32.26%) nginx
16 27 (29.03%) Consul
17 26 (27.96%) Amazon EC2
18 21 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (22.58%) Istio
19 19 (20.43%) Microservices
20 18 (19.35%) Java
21 17 (18.28%) Groovy
22 16 (17.20%) Elastic Stack
23 15 (16.13%) Bash Shell
24 14 (15.05%) Puppet
25 13 (13.98%) Azure
25 13 (13.98%) Elasticsearch

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 49 (52.69%) Confluence
2 30 (32.26%) nginx
3 13 (13.98%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.23%) IIS
6 2 (2.15%) JBoss
6 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (1.08%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Actimize
1 1 (1.08%) Maximo
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (39.78%) AWS
2 26 (27.96%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (13.98%) Azure
4 12 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (10.75%) GCP
5 10 (10.75%) GitHub
5 10 (10.75%) Serverless
6 8 (8.60%) OpenShift
7 6 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (6.45%) IaaS
7 6 (6.45%) Stackdriver
8 5 (5.38%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (5.38%) Amazon S3
8 5 (5.38%) PaaS
8 5 (5.38%) Route 53
9 4 (4.30%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 4 (4.30%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (3.23%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) DNS
1 3 (3.23%) VPN
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) X.509
3 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.30%) BigQuery
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Bigtable
3 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (64.52%) Jenkins
2 59 (63.44%) Git (software)
3 57 (61.29%) JIRA
4 8 (8.60%) Bitbucket
5 7 (7.53%) GitLab
6 6 (6.45%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket Server
7 4 (4.30%) RSpec
8 3 (3.23%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.15%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.15%) Spinnaker
10 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 32 (34.41%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Police
Job Titles
1 69 (74.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (7.53%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (7.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (6.45%) Architect
3 6 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 4 (4.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (4.30%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (3.23%) Consultant
5 3 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (2.15%) Operations Manager
6 2 (2.15%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (2.15%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.15%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.15%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (10.75%) Web Services
3 8 (8.60%) Middleware
3 8 (8.60%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.23%) RESTful
5 2 (2.15%) EJB
5 2 (2.15%) Spring
6 1 (1.08%) .NET
6 1 (1.08%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.08%) Kafka
6 1 (1.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.08%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.38%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.30%) PKI
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (63.44%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.75%) CentOS
5 9 (9.68%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.38%) Debian
7 5 (5.38%) Unix
8 3 (3.23%) DC/OS
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (92.47%) DevOps
2 62 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 21 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (20.43%) Microservices
6 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.75%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
7 9 (9.68%) Scrum
7 9 (9.68%) Workflow
8 8 (8.60%) Build Automation
8 8 (8.60%) SDLC
9 6 (6.45%) Migration
9 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.30%) Change Control
11 4 (4.30%) Dependency Management
11 4 (4.30%) Open Source
11 4 (4.30%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.78%) Python
2 18 (19.35%) Java
3 17 (18.28%) Groovy
4 15 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.23%) Ruby
7 3 (3.23%) SQL
8 2 (2.15%) Go
8 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.08%) C#
9 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 50 (53.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.08%) CCA
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (75.27%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 87 (93.55%) Terraform
2 68 (73.12%) Kubernetes
3 49 (52.69%) Ansible
4 27 (29.03%) Consul
5 21 (22.58%) Istio
6 14 (15.05%) Puppet
7 8 (8.60%) logstash
7 8 (8.60%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (3.23%) Kibana
9 2 (2.15%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.15%) Salt
10 1 (1.08%) Grafana
10 1 (1.08%) Icinga
10 1 (1.08%) Opsgenie
10 1 (1.08%) QRadar
10 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Axway
1 8 (8.60%) Google
2 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) Splunk
5 4 (4.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco
6 2 (2.15%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.15%) F5
6 2 (2.15%) Ping Identity
7 1 (1.08%) BMC
7 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.08%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.08%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.08%) New Relic
7 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds