Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 20 October 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 > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 195 208
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 -1
Contract jobs citing Packer 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.055% 0.086%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 0.68% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
South West median daily rate £493 - £540
10th Percentile £471 - £512
90th Percentile £519 - £584
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 878 441 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.53% 8.02% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 282 395
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.54%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 12 7
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.90% +18.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.85 £12.91
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £94.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Packer in the South West

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Packer in the South West

Packer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Bristol - 10 £493 - 1
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Packer.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
1 11 (100.00%) Ansible
2 10 (90.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (90.91%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (90.91%) Terraform
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Travis CI
2 10 (90.91%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (90.91%) Vagrant
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) JBoss
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
2 10 (90.91%) Ant
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) Struts
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Google
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 10 (90.91%) JBoss
1 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (90.91%) AWS CloudFormation
1 10 (90.91%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Ant
1 10 (90.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
1 10 (90.91%) Travis CI
1 10 (90.91%) Vagrant
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) JSP
1 10 (90.91%) Struts
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Fat Client
1 9 (81.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 9 (81.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Ansible
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) Terraform
3 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Google
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) MKS