The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 30 March 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.97% 3.51% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.86% 9.49% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £420 £318 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.28% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £500 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £80.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.50% +255.55%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 79 137 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.25% 37.03% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 99 60
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Coventry

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Coventry over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) WSUS
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) NUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (25.00%) NCover
6 3 (25.00%) StyleCop
6 3 (25.00%) MSTest
6 3 (25.00%) NDepend
6 3 (25.00%) BDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 3 (25.00%) MSTest
2 3 (25.00%) NCover
2 3 (25.00%) NDepend
2 3 (25.00%) NuGet
2 3 (25.00%) NUnit
2 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (25.00%) StyleCop
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Azure Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Fedora
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) ATDD
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (25.00%) SOLID
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) YAGNI
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Korn
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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