Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 41 64
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.41% 3.95% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.35% 10.71% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 9
Coventry median daily rate £475 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £281 £222 £185
90th Percentile £528 £494 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £395 £340
% change year-on-year +13.92% +16.18% -16.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 - £21.47

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 282 280 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 30.06% 36.84% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 196 204
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £266 £282
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 8
Coventry median hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £31.38 £22.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £37.13 £43.30 £37.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% +31.00% -2.57%

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 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 28 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) PaaS
3 13 (40.63%) IaaS
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (34.38%) JSON
5 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
6 7 (21.88%) SCCM
6 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Citrix
7 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
8 5 (15.63%) Office 365
8 5 (15.63%) SaaS
8 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.50%) PMO
10 3 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (40.63%) IaaS
2 13 (40.63%) PaaS
3 5 (15.63%) Office 365
3 5 (15.63%) SaaS
4 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Azure DevOps
4 7 (21.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Office 365 Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Office Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) VMS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Sprint Planning
8 1 (3.13%) AOP
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.13%) MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam