Period
to

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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 467 417 361
Rank change year-on-year -50 -56 +121
Contract jobs citing Packer 127 58 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 1.34% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 41 54
10th Percentile £502 £430 £458
25th Percentile £550 £468 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £556
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.11% -3.26%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £688 £642
England median daily rate £600 £513 £550
% change year-on-year +17.02% -6.77% -2.31%

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 6,718 4,326 3,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.27% 17.74% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,105 3,220 2,367
10th Percentile £423 £400 £350
25th Percentile £513 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £530 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% -
75th Percentile £700 £630 £615
90th Percentile £791 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 13 34
10th Percentile £14.95 £15.01 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.25 £12.52
Median hourly rate £23.91 £40.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.23% +110.53% -19.15%
75th Percentile £35.00 £65.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.13% +30.26% +2.70%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London - 21 £616 - 8
South London -4 10 £600 - 1
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 119 (93.70%) Terraform
2 102 (80.31%) DevOps
3 94 (74.02%) AWS
4 83 (65.35%) Docker
5 78 (61.42%) Python
6 77 (60.63%) Linux
7 73 (57.48%) Kubernetes
8 67 (52.76%) CI/CD
9 66 (51.97%) Ansible
10 65 (51.18%) Jenkins
11 59 (46.46%) Git (software)
11 59 (46.46%) Agile
12 45 (35.43%) Consul
13 43 (33.86%) GitLab
14 39 (30.71%) Java
15 34 (26.77%) AWS CloudFormation
15 34 (26.77%) Bash
15 34 (26.77%) Go
16 33 (25.98%) Puppet
17 32 (25.20%) Azure
17 32 (25.20%) Finance
17 32 (25.20%) JIRA
18 30 (23.62%) Serverless
18 30 (23.62%) Infrastructure as Code
19 29 (22.83%) Prometheus
19 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
19 29 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (22.83%) Configuration Management
20 26 (20.47%) SC Cleared
20 26 (20.47%) VMware

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 26 (20.47%) nginx
2 24 (18.90%) Confluence
3 12 (9.45%) Traefik
4 10 (7.87%) Apache
4 10 (7.87%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.36%) Mule
5 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.57%) JBoss
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 94 (74.02%) AWS
2 34 (26.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 32 (25.20%) Azure
4 30 (23.62%) Serverless
5 23 (18.11%) GCP
6 21 (16.54%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (12.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (11.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (7.09%) Amazon S3
9 9 (7.09%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (7.09%) GitHub
10 7 (5.51%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (4.72%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (4.72%) SaaS
12 5 (3.94%) OpenShift
13 4 (3.15%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (3.15%) Azure Key Vault
13 4 (3.15%) Datadog
13 4 (3.15%) Route 53
14 3 (2.36%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) DNS
2 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.30%) IPv4
4 7 (5.51%) Firewall
5 5 (3.94%) Internet
6 4 (3.15%) VPN
7 3 (2.36%) SSL
8 2 (1.57%) DHCP
8 2 (1.57%) IPsec
9 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.30%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (3.94%) MySQL
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (51.18%) Jenkins
2 59 (46.46%) Git (software)
3 43 (33.86%) GitLab
4 32 (25.20%) JIRA
5 20 (15.75%) Bitbucket
6 13 (10.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (8.66%) Artifactory
8 10 (7.87%) git-flow
9 7 (5.51%) SonarQube
10 6 (4.72%) Terragrunt
11 5 (3.94%) RSpec
12 4 (3.15%) Maven
12 4 (3.15%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
14 2 (1.57%) Bitbucket Server
14 2 (1.57%) Snyk
15 1 (0.79%) Burp Suite
15 1 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Social Skills
3 13 (10.24%) Public Sector
4 9 (7.09%) Banking
5 6 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.57%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (55.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (17.32%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (16.54%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (14.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (11.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.36%) AWS Architect
11 3 (2.36%) AWS Consultant
11 3 (2.36%) Consultant
11 3 (2.36%) Development Team Leader
11 3 (2.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.36%) SaaS Architect
11 3 (2.36%) Security Researcher
11 3 (2.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (10.24%) Kafka
3 12 (9.45%) cloud-init
4 8 (6.30%) JSON
5 6 (4.72%) Celery
5 6 (4.72%) Django
5 6 (4.72%) FastAPI
5 6 (4.72%) Flask
6 4 (3.15%) Spring
6 4 (3.15%) Spring Boot
6 4 (3.15%) YAML
7 3 (2.36%) Node.js
8 2 (1.57%) LDAP
8 2 (1.57%) ModSecurity
8 2 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.79%) .NET
9 1 (0.79%) ADO
9 1 (0.79%) ARM Templates
9 1 (0.79%) Middleware
9 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.24%) PKI
3 12 (9.45%) Clustering
4 10 (7.87%) Public Cloud
5 9 (7.09%) Cloud Native
6 7 (5.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (3.15%) Blockchain
8 4 (3.15%) Blog
8 4 (3.15%) Industry 4.0
8 4 (3.15%) IoT
9 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.36%) Legacy Applications
10 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.79%) BBC
11 1 (0.79%) Life Science
11 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.79%) NHS
11 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (60.63%) Linux
2 29 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (13.39%) CentOS
3 17 (13.39%) Windows
4 12 (9.45%) Ubuntu
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (3.15%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (2.36%) Unix
8 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (80.31%) DevOps
2 67 (52.76%) CI/CD
3 59 (46.46%) Agile
4 30 (23.62%) Infrastructure as Code
5 29 (22.83%) Configuration Management
6 22 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (16.54%) Platform Engineering
8 20 (15.75%) Microservices
9 16 (12.60%) Migration
10 14 (11.02%) Load Balancing
11 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Automation
11 13 (10.24%) Release Management
12 12 (9.45%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
14 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
15 8 (6.30%) Scrum
16 7 (5.51%) Artificial Intelligence
16 7 (5.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (61.42%) Python
2 39 (30.71%) Java
3 34 (26.77%) Bash
3 34 (26.77%) Go
4 24 (18.90%) PowerShell
5 22 (17.32%) Ruby
6 13 (10.24%) Groovy
7 11 (8.66%) C++
7 11 (8.66%) SQL
8 8 (6.30%) C
8 8 (6.30%) Rust
9 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.94%) Scala
11 3 (2.36%) Perl
12 1 (0.79%) C#
12 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.36%) FFIEC
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) NCSC
2 3 (2.36%) GLBA
2 3 (2.36%) NIST
2 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.57%) GDPR
3 2 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (65.35%) Docker
2 21 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.09%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.15%) vSphere
6 2 (1.57%) Snort
6 2 (1.57%) Squid
7 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 119 (93.70%) Terraform
2 73 (57.48%) Kubernetes
3 66 (51.97%) Ansible
4 45 (35.43%) Consul
5 33 (25.98%) Puppet
6 29 (22.83%) Prometheus
7 19 (14.96%) Istio
8 16 (12.60%) Grafana
9 15 (11.81%) Icinga
10 14 (11.02%) HAProxy
11 13 (10.24%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (10.24%) Graphite
11 13 (10.24%) linkerd
12 12 (9.45%) Podman
12 12 (9.45%) ZABBIX
13 9 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (4.72%) Kibana
15 5 (3.94%) BladeLogic
16 3 (2.36%) Salt
16 3 (2.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) VMware
2 15 (11.81%) Splunk
3 11 (8.66%) PagerDuty
4 10 (7.87%) Dynatrace
5 7 (5.51%) Google
6 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.94%) BMC
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle
8 4 (3.15%) Black Duck
8 4 (3.15%) Coverity
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.57%) Solace
9 2 (1.57%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco
10 1 (0.79%) Citrix
10 1 (0.79%) HP
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) New Relic
10 1 (0.79%) Remedy
10 1 (0.79%) SaltStack