Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 496 333 414
Rank change year-on-year -163 +81 +44
Contract jobs citing Packer 76 30 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 1.25% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 26 110
10th Percentile £469 £425 £425
25th Percentile £522 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £656 £600 £650
90th Percentile £720 £616 £708
England median daily rate £550 £510 £563
% change year-on-year +7.84% -9.33% +7.14%

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 6,440 2,394 5,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.81% 16.72% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,822 1,711 4,175
10th Percentile £413 £350 £338
25th Percentile £488 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £665 £613 £631
90th Percentile £725 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 62
10th Percentile £15.95 £12.66 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.03 £12.76 £14.06
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.39 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year +23.78% -4.25% +6.58%
75th Percentile £57.50 £28.77 £30.06
90th Percentile £63.55 £37.00 £47.45
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -48 14 £620 +16.71% 4
South London -2 1 £586 -
West London - 1 £713 -
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 65 (85.53%) Terraform
2 53 (69.74%) AWS
3 49 (64.47%) Docker
4 47 (61.84%) Ansible
5 46 (60.53%) DevOps
5 46 (60.53%) Kubernetes
6 44 (57.89%) Linux
7 37 (48.68%) Puppet
8 30 (39.47%) Python
9 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
9 26 (34.21%) Infrastructure as Code
10 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
10 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (26.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 19 (25.00%) Prometheus
13 18 (23.68%) Consul
13 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
14 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
15 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (21.05%) Finance
15 16 (21.05%) GCP
16 15 (19.74%) Public Cloud
17 14 (18.42%) Go
18 13 (17.11%) GitLab
18 13 (17.11%) Java
18 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (17.11%) Social Skills
19 12 (15.79%) PowerShell

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 11 (14.47%) nginx
2 6 (7.89%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.58%) Confluence
4 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.26%) Traefik
5 3 (3.95%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.63%) Mule
6 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.32%) Drupal
7 1 (1.32%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 53 (69.74%) AWS
2 20 (26.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (21.05%) GCP
4 10 (13.16%) Azure
4 10 (13.16%) GitHub
5 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (9.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (7.89%) Serverless
7 6 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (6.58%) Amazon S3
9 3 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (3.95%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (2.63%) Kong
10 2 (2.63%) Route 53
10 2 (2.63%) SaaS
11 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.58%) DNS
3 2 (2.63%) BGP
3 2 (2.63%) OSPF
3 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.11%) GitLab
4 7 (9.21%) Bitbucket
5 6 (7.89%) JIRA
6 5 (6.58%) git-flow
6 5 (6.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.95%) RSpec
9 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.32%) Chocolatey
10 1 (1.32%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.32%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Social Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.63%) Games
5 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) AWS Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.26%) Azure Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.58%) GraphQL
2 5 (6.58%) REST
2 5 (6.58%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) cloud-init
3 4 (5.26%) Node.js
3 4 (5.26%) React
4 3 (3.95%) RESTful
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) J2EE
5 2 (2.63%) Kafka
5 2 (2.63%) Middleware
5 2 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.32%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.32%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) MobX
6 1 (1.32%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.32%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) PKI
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.63%) PlayStation
6 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (1.32%) Life Science
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Ubuntu
3 7 (9.21%) Unix
4 5 (6.58%) CentOS
5 4 (5.26%) AIX
5 4 (5.26%) Solaris
5 4 (5.26%) Windows
6 1 (1.32%) Debian
6 1 (1.32%) VMS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) DevOps
2 26 (34.21%) Infrastructure as Code
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) Insurtech
6 10 (13.16%) Open Source
6 10 (13.16%) Software Delivery
6 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.21%) Full Stack Development
7 7 (9.21%) Observability
7 7 (9.21%) SDLC
8 6 (7.89%) Release Management
8 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.89%) Tech Ops
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (6.58%) Microservices
9 5 (6.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) Python
2 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
3 14 (18.42%) Go
4 13 (17.11%) Java
5 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.47%) Ruby
7 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.89%) SQL
9 5 (6.58%) C
10 4 (5.26%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.95%) Perl
11 3 (3.95%) PHP
11 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.63%) Groovy
13 1 (1.32%) C#
13 1 (1.32%) C++
13 1 (1.32%) Rust
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) NCSC
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (64.47%) Docker
2 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.95%) Squid
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) Ceph
5 2 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.32%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 65 (85.53%) Terraform
2 47 (61.84%) Ansible
3 46 (60.53%) Kubernetes
4 37 (48.68%) Puppet
5 19 (25.00%) Prometheus
6 18 (23.68%) Consul
7 12 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (10.53%) Icinga
9 6 (7.89%) Grafana
9 6 (7.89%) Istio
9 6 (7.89%) linkerd
10 4 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (5.26%) Graphite
10 4 (5.26%) HAProxy
10 4 (5.26%) Mesos
10 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
11 3 (3.95%) Cobbler
12 1 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Splunk
2 8 (10.53%) Google
2 8 (10.53%) VMware
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.26%) PagerDuty
6 3 (3.95%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.63%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.63%) Brocade
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco
7 2 (2.63%) Juniper
7 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.32%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.32%) Sonatype