Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 38 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 48 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.81% 3.22% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.25% 11.35% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 22
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £310 £222 £287
90th Percentile £502 £538 £509
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £340
% change year-on-year +3.23% +13.97% -4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -

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 Coventry with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 237 185 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 28.69% 28.33% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 128 246
Coventry median daily rate £450 £389 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.76% +2.30% +26.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £298
90th Percentile £538 £529 £493
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Coventry median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +63.93% -29.07%
10th Percentile £31.25 £18.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £33.85 £33.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.11 £33.22 £29.75
% change year-on-year -9.38% +11.66% +15.94%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Coventry

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Coventry over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (54.17%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) .NET
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 21 (43.75%) Windows
5 20 (41.67%) DevOps
6 19 (39.58%) SQL
7 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 18 (37.50%) IaaS
8 17 (35.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
9 16 (33.33%) PaaS
9 16 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
10 14 (29.17%) JSON
11 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (25.00%) WSUS
13 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (22.92%) SaaS
13 11 (22.92%) Public Cloud
14 10 (20.83%) DNS
14 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
15 8 (16.67%) DHCP
15 8 (16.67%) Firewall
15 8 (16.67%) Migration
16 7 (14.58%) Scrum

PowerShell
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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (37.50%) IaaS
3 16 (33.33%) PaaS
4 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (22.92%) SaaS
5 6 (12.50%) Office 365
6 4 (8.33%) OneDrive
6 4 (8.33%) Serverless
7 2 (4.17%) G Suite
7 2 (4.17%) Google Drive
8 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) DNS
2 8 (16.67%) DHCP
2 8 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Security Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Azure DevOps
5 7 (14.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Backend Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) JSON
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) WinForms
6 1 (2.08%) WSH
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) DevOps
3 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.58%) Kanban
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
6 5 (10.42%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) SOLID
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) Web Operations
9 2 (4.17%) Information Architecture
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) SIEM
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) VBScript
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CEH
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) WSUS
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Grafana
3 1 (2.08%) Icinga
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint