The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 24 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.75% 0.81% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 1.61% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £120 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.86% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 32 62 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 40.00% 50.41% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 54
Median daily rate £325 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Build Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco