The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 73 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 21 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.40% 1.23% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 4.12% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 6
Median daily rate £263 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.48% -10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £399 £325
% change year-on-year -12.22% +22.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +172.22%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 638 485 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.59% 29.72% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 305 352
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +6 8 £255 -12.06% 4
Derbyshire -9 6 £200 +80.18% 3
Northamptonshire -1 4 £275 -29.03%
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £275 -4.34% 3
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England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
3 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.88%) Dell
5 14 (32.56%) VBScript
5 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
6 13 (30.23%) SCCM
6 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 13 (30.23%) LAN
6 13 (30.23%) HP
6 13 (30.23%) DNS
6 13 (30.23%) Wireless
7 12 (27.91%) DHCP
7 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
7 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (23.26%) .NET
9 10 (23.26%) IIS
9 10 (23.26%) C#
10 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
10 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 9 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (18.60%) EPoS
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.95%) Power BI

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.63%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.98%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.65%) Apache
6 2 (4.65%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.33%) nginx
7 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) IaaS
2 5 (11.63%) PaaS
3 4 (9.30%) SaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Boomi
4 2 (4.65%) Office 365
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
1 13 (30.23%) LAN
1 13 (30.23%) Wireless
2 12 (27.91%) DHCP
3 9 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.30%) VLAN
4 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) MPLS
5 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.98%) WLAN
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) Power BI
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (9.30%) Data Lake
6 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
6 4 (9.30%) HDInsight
6 4 (9.30%) InfluxDB
6 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 4 (9.30%) OpenTSDB
7 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) GitLab
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Deployment Engineer
1 7 (16.28%) Developer
1 7 (16.28%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) IT Support
3 4 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) LAMP
6 1 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) EPoS
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.63%) ETL
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.30%) Data Validation
4 4 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
4 4 (9.30%) Validation
5 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (6.98%) High Availability
5 3 (6.98%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.98%) Test Management
5 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) VBScript
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) R
5 5 (11.63%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.65%) VB6
7 2 (4.65%) VBA
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.33%) Mesos
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Rancher
3 1 (2.33%) rkt
3 1 (2.33%) Salt
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Dell
3 13 (30.23%) HP
4 9 (20.93%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco
5 6 (13.95%) Sun
6 5 (11.63%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) NetApp
7 4 (9.30%) MuleSoft
7 4 (9.30%) Tableau
7 4 (9.30%) Talend
8 3 (6.98%) Intel
8 3 (6.98%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.98%) Lotus
9 2 (4.65%) SAP
10 1 (2.33%) Cognos
10 1 (2.33%) IBM
10 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
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