Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 June 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 74 91
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Packer 13 33 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.62% 3.09% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.93% 13.81% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £523 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £450 £323 £413
90th Percentile £638 £429 £448
North East median daily rate £523 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +39.33% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 164 239 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.47% 22.36% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 171 125
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £365 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -5.19% +35.09%
10th Percentile £163 £255 £274
90th Percentile £588 £530 £500
North East median daily rate £425 £360 £385
% change year-on-year +18.06% -6.49% +34.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.37 £18.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -47.86% +22.81%
10th Percentile £14.75 £8.38 £26.05
90th Percentile £24.42 £34.83 £44.20
North East median hourly rate £19.64 £15.10 £32.50
% change year-on-year +30.07% -53.54% +16.07%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Packer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Packer in Tyne and Wear

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Packer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Packer in Tyne and Wear

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Packer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Packer in Tyne and Wear

Packer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Packer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 13 £523 +39.33% 1
Packer
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Packer.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Terraform
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (84.62%) CentOS
4 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 9 (69.23%) DevOps
5 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
5 7 (53.85%) Ansible
5 7 (53.85%) Docker
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (53.85%) Consul
6 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (46.15%) Grafana
6 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
6 6 (46.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (46.15%) Ruby
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (46.15%) Amazon S3
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (38.46%) JIRA
7 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) Python
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 5 (38.46%) Java
7 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (30.77%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon S3
2 6 (46.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (30.77%) Route 53
4 4 (30.77%) Slack
5 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (15.38%) CloudFront
5 2 (15.38%) Serverless
6 1 (7.69%) Datadog
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
1 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) GitLab
3 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
4 2 (15.38%) GoCD
5 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Site Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (15.38%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Terraform
2 7 (53.85%) Ansible
2 7 (53.85%) Consul
3 6 (46.15%) Grafana
4 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
4 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) Prometheus
5 4 (30.77%) Rancher
6 2 (15.38%) HAProxy
6 2 (15.38%) Nagios
6 2 (15.38%) Rundeck
6 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Black Duck
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk