Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 194 218
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 +26
Contract jobs citing Packer 35 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.28% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.31% 2.66% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 3
North West median daily rate £463 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £425
90th Percentile £620 £558 £555
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +19.76%
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 812 602 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.54% 10.68% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 394 408
North West median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £252 £203
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 28 18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -0.59% +63.46%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £12.36
90th Percentile £53.00 £43.23 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.26 £20.73
% change year-on-year +1.42% -16.76% +3.65%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Lancashire -2 24 £463 +6.94% 1
Manchester -19 11 £459 +1.94% 4
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 31 (88.57%) Puppet
1 31 (88.57%) Terraform
2 30 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (77.14%) Linux
4 26 (74.29%) Jenkins
4 26 (74.29%) DevOps
5 25 (71.43%) Amazon ELB
5 25 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (68.57%) Python
7 23 (65.71%) MySQL
8 20 (57.14%) CentOS
8 20 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (57.14%) Ansible
9 19 (54.29%) Route 53
9 19 (54.29%) Amazon S3
9 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
9 19 (54.29%) GitLab
9 19 (54.29%) Kubernetes
9 19 (54.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 19 (54.29%) Grafana
9 19 (54.29%) Prometheus
10 18 (51.43%) Docker
11 17 (48.57%) Microservices
11 17 (48.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (45.71%) HTTP
12 16 (45.71%) Rancher
12 16 (45.71%) Black Duck
12 16 (45.71%) SonarQube
13 10 (28.57%) Windows

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 2 (5.71%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 30 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (71.43%) Amazon ELB
2 25 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 19 (54.29%) Amazon S3
3 19 (54.29%) Route 53
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) MySQL
2 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
3 17 (48.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Jenkins
2 19 (54.29%) GitLab
3 16 (45.71%) SonarQube
4 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.43%) Gatling
5 4 (11.43%) Gradle
5 4 (11.43%) JUnit
5 4 (11.43%) Maven
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium
5 4 (11.43%) Spock
6 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) CentOS
2 20 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) DevOps
2 19 (54.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 17 (48.57%) Microservices
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) Change Control
5 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (2.86%) High Availability
6 1 (2.86%) Open Source
6 1 (2.86%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Python
2 4 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) Java 8
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (88.57%) Puppet
1 31 (88.57%) Terraform
2 20 (57.14%) Ansible
3 19 (54.29%) Grafana
3 19 (54.29%) Kubernetes
3 19 (54.29%) Prometheus
4 16 (45.71%) Rancher
5 1 (2.86%) Consul
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Black Duck
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Meraki
5 1 (2.86%) Google