Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 September 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 202 174
Rank change year-on-year +43 -28 +23
Contract jobs citing Packer 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.079% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.39% 0.70% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
West Midlands median daily rate £599 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% - -
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 502 572 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.11% 11.35% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 343 276
West Midlands median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £261 £288 £233
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.13 £15.00 £14.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% +4.82% +2.21%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.45 £12.58
90th Percentile £38.75 £23.00 £42.88
England median hourly rate £20.95 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.02% +6.86% -21.79%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Packer in the West Midlands

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Packer in the West Midlands

Packer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Packer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Shropshire - 10 £600 - 2
Birmingham +3 2 £525 +2.44% 1
Packer
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Packer.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) AWS
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
1 12 (100.00%) Terraform
2 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (83.33%) Vagrant
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 10 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 10 (83.33%) CentOS
2 10 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (83.33%) Consul
2 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) GitLab
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) Route 53
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) Route 53
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
1 10 (83.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (16.67%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure as Code
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
1 12 (100.00%) Terraform
2 10 (83.33%) Consul
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes