Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 49 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.02% 0.89% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.80% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +13.04% -32.35%
10th Percentile £363 £223 £236
90th Percentile £533 £448 £458
East of England median daily rate £450 £381 £338
% change year-on-year +18.03% +12.96% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.26 £47.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -59.45% +120.93% -15.69%

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 201 158 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.43% 23.41% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 121 121
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £230
90th Percentile £539 £606 £588
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £38.75 £50.39 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.10% -1.77% +32.39%
10th Percentile £31.63 £35.04 £39.25
90th Percentile £46.88 £51.47 £53.26
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017. 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 - 4 £475 -
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Programming
4 2 (28.57%) GitLab
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
4 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations

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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (14.29%) NuoDB
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Release Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk