Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 19 January 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.

Windows PowerShell
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 47 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.38% 1.74% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 5.78% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £265 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -36.72% -1.47%
10th Percentile £147 £200 £330
90th Percentile £378 £508 £485
East of England median daily rate £361 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -9.75% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £16.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.79% -61.18% +0.59%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 187 173 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 29.73% 30.09% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 121 106
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.03% -3.44%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £271
90th Percentile £551 £525 £606
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 36
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £12.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +278.25% -71.76% +17.35%
10th Percentile £38.83 £11.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £12.50 £50.73
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% +8.21% +4.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Luton -3 3 £300 -
Bedford -1 2 £233 +16.25% 2
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 12 (80.00%) Citrix
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) VBScript
3 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (66.67%) DHCP
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 10 (66.67%) IBM
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) Dell
3 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 10 (66.67%) CommVault
3 10 (66.67%) NetApp
3 10 (66.67%) Veritas
3 10 (66.67%) Clustering
3 10 (66.67%) Symantec
3 10 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 10 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 10 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
3 10 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (66.67%) NAS

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 10 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
1 10 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 10 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 10 (66.67%) NAS
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) FishEye
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
1 10 (66.67%) Replication
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSA
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (60.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 10 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 10 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 10 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 9 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 9 (60.00%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Citrix
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 10 (66.67%) CommVault
2 10 (66.67%) Dell
2 10 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 10 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) IBM
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) NetApp
2 10 (66.67%) Symantec
2 10 (66.67%) Veritas
3 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat