Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 March 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 191 203
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 +31
Contract jobs citing Packer 38 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.10% 2.89% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 7
North West median daily rate £600 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £425 £416 £396
90th Percentile £738 £724 £515
England median daily rate £565 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +7.62% +5.00% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 745 693 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.02% 12.16% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 443 374
North West median daily rate £484 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £275 £280 £210
90th Percentile £650 £588 £574
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.73 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.81% -14.61% -21.86%
10th Percentile £14.26 £12.28 £11.14
90th Percentile £53.00 £49.30 £43.30
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -4.76%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Packer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Packer in the North West

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Packer in the North West

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Packer in the North West over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Packer in the North West

Packer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Packer within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 March 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
Manchester +21 21 £608 +10.45%
Lancashire -17 14 £500 +15.61%
Cheshire +9 2 £750 +26.32%
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Packer.

1 38 (100.00%) DevOps
1 38 (100.00%) Terraform
2 37 (97.37%) Jenkins
3 26 (68.42%) Docker
4 25 (65.79%) Puppet
5 23 (60.53%) Linux
5 23 (60.53%) Python
6 22 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (52.63%) Kubernetes
8 18 (47.37%) Grafana
8 18 (47.37%) Prometheus
9 16 (42.11%) Elastic Stack
9 16 (42.11%) GitLab
10 15 (39.47%) Ansible
10 15 (39.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (39.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 15 (39.47%) Amazon ELB
10 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
10 15 (39.47%) Route 53
10 15 (39.47%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (39.47%) Amazon S3
10 15 (39.47%) MySQL
11 14 (36.84%) Microservices
12 13 (34.21%) HTTP
12 13 (34.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
13 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
13 12 (31.58%) CentOS
13 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (31.58%) SonarQube

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (39.47%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (39.47%) Amazon ELB
2 15 (39.47%) Amazon S3
2 15 (39.47%) Route 53
2 15 (39.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.53%) Serverless
5 3 (7.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (7.89%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 2 (5.26%) IPsec
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
2 13 (34.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) Impala
Development Applications
1 37 (97.37%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) GitLab
3 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 12 (31.58%) SonarQube
4 4 (10.53%) Gatling
4 4 (10.53%) Gradle
4 4 (10.53%) JUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium
4 4 (10.53%) Spock
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (42.11%) AWS DevOps
3 15 (39.47%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 4 (10.53%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (2.63%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Fintech
1 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) CentOS
2 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (39.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 14 (36.84%) Microservices
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.53%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) Kanban
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Anomaly Detection
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Sequence Diagram
7 2 (5.26%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Python
2 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) Java 8
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (100.00%) Terraform
2 25 (65.79%) Puppet
3 20 (52.63%) Kubernetes
4 18 (47.37%) Grafana
4 18 (47.37%) Prometheus
5 15 (39.47%) Ansible
6 9 (23.68%) Rancher
7 4 (10.53%) SCCM
8 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Black Duck
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Cloudera