The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 95 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.75% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 2.34% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £390 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £410 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £550 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -28.57%
PowerShell
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
607 513 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.42% 31.86% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 324 267
Median daily rate £388 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.25% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the East Midlands region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the East Midlands region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 6 £395 -1.25% 4
Derbyshire +1 4 £363 -
Leicestershire 0 2 £265 - 2
Nottinghamshire -17 1 £330 -35.60% 3
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (62.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) C#
4 24 (48.00%) .NET
4 24 (48.00%) SharePoint
5 23 (46.00%) Windows
5 23 (46.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (38.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (38.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (34.00%) VB.NET
8 15 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 13 (26.00%) VB6
9 13 (26.00%) VBA
9 13 (26.00%) VB
9 13 (26.00%) Classic ASP
10 12 (24.00%) SAP
10 12 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (22.00%) ITIL
12 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (20.00%) VMware
12 10 (20.00%) DevOps
12 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 9 (18.00%) VBScript
14 8 (16.00%) Finance
14 8 (16.00%) Office 365
15 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (14.00%) T-SQL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (48.00%) SharePoint
2 23 (46.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (14.00%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.00%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (4.00%) CMS
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) IaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) DMZ
3 2 (4.00%) Extranet
3 2 (4.00%) Intranet
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) Skype
4 1 (2.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) VLAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) VMware Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (26.00%) Classic ASP
4 4 (8.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (6.00%) Ajax
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) JSON
5 3 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.00%) LINQ
5 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.00%) WCF
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.00%) BDD
4 3 (6.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.00%) OO
4 3 (6.00%) SDLC
4 3 (6.00%) SOLID
4 3 (6.00%) TDD
4 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.00%) Web Development
5 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) SQL
2 26 (52.00%) C#
3 17 (34.00%) VB.NET
4 13 (26.00%) VB
4 13 (26.00%) VB6
4 13 (26.00%) VBA
5 9 (18.00%) VBScript
6 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) HND
1 7 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) SAP
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) NetApp
6 3 (6.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) Twitter
7 2 (4.00%) Veeam
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.00%) Lotus
8 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.00%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds