Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 39 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.63% 3.49% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.68% 11.16% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 17
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.00% -15.00%
10th Percentile £281 £239 £187
90th Percentile £533 £538 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £340
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -15.00%
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 234 233 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 26.56% 31.23% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 168 261
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £293 £272 £295
90th Percentile £558 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Coventry median hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +56.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £31.38 £20.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.13 £43.75 £29.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £31.25 £24.25
% change year-on-year +32.00% +28.87% -5.49%

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 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) PaaS
3 18 (56.25%) IaaS
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
5 15 (46.88%) DevOps
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
6 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) .NET
8 12 (37.50%) C#
9 11 (34.38%) JSON
10 10 (31.25%) Public Cloud
10 10 (31.25%) SaaS
11 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
11 9 (28.13%) SQL
12 8 (25.00%) VMware
12 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (18.75%) WSUS
14 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
14 6 (18.75%) Citrix
14 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 5 (15.63%) Scrum
15 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
15 5 (15.63%) SCCM
15 5 (15.63%) Kanban

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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (56.25%) IaaS
2 18 (56.25%) PaaS
3 10 (31.25%) SaaS
4 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.25%) G Suite
5 2 (6.25%) Google Drive
5 2 (6.25%) Office 365
5 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
5 2 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Backend Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) JSON
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.38%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.13%) WinForms
6 1 (3.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) VMS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (15.63%) Kanban
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) SOLID
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) WSUS
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Google