Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 110 101
Rank change year-on-year +46 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 84 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.80% 1.11% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.51% 2.91% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 18
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £314 £151
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.38% +107.44% -66.39%
10th Percentile £264 £211 £107
90th Percentile £488 £438 £429
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +38.46% +44.44% -32.84%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,118 1,203 1,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.24% 38.02% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 759 653
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £245
90th Percentile £538 £538 £484
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 28
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -42.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.85 £12.93
90th Percentile £58.56 £42.50 £42.70
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the East Midlands

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the East Midlands

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +25 35 £288 +16.16% 8
Nottinghamshire +31 29 £350 +13.36% 16
Derbyshire +1 11 £228 -27.78% 2
Northamptonshire +10 5 £400 +2.56% 10
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 36 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 33 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (32.14%) LDAP
7 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
8 24 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 23 (27.38%) Server Virtualisation
9 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (27.38%) PKI
10 22 (26.19%) IPsec
10 22 (26.19%) Kerberos
10 22 (26.19%) DNS
10 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (26.19%) SQL
11 20 (23.81%) Incident Management
12 19 (22.62%) Finance
12 19 (22.62%) ITIL
13 18 (21.43%) Migration
14 17 (20.24%) VMware
14 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
15 14 (16.67%) .NET
16 13 (15.48%) DevOps
17 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (14.29%) Citrix
18 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
18 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange

PowerShell
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 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Office 365
3 4 (4.76%) IaaS
4 3 (3.57%) PaaS
5 2 (2.38%) GitHub
5 2 (2.38%) Serverless
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
2 22 (26.19%) DNS
2 22 (26.19%) IPsec
2 22 (26.19%) Kerberos
3 8 (9.52%) Internet
4 5 (5.95%) VPN
5 2 (2.38%) Firewall
5 2 (2.38%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.19%) Power BI
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.38%) NuGet
4 1 (1.19%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.19%) MSI
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (15.48%) Active Directory Specialist
2 12 (14.29%) Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Lync Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) LDAP
2 14 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.76%) REST
6 2 (2.38%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.38%) CSS
6 2 (2.38%) HTML
6 2 (2.38%) Web Services
7 1 (1.19%) JSON
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 23 (27.38%) PKI
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 33 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.14%) Linux
6 6 (7.14%) VMS
7 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Server Virtualisation
2 20 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 19 (22.62%) ITIL
4 18 (21.43%) Migration
5 13 (15.48%) DevOps
6 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.52%) Runbook
8 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.14%) ETL
10 5 (5.95%) MVC
10 5 (5.95%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.76%) Analytics
11 4 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.76%) Proactive Management
12 3 (3.57%) Network Virtualisation
12 3 (3.57%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 7 (8.33%) C#
3 6 (7.14%) VB
3 6 (7.14%) VBA
4 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.57%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) Ruby
5 3 (3.57%) VBScript
6 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.52%) MCSE
3 6 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.33%) Docker
4 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) SCCM
1 9 (10.71%) SCOrch
2 4 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.57%) Ansible
3 3 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (3.57%) Puppet
3 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.19%) Packer
4 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) VMware
3 12 (14.29%) Citrix
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) IBM
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Lotus
6 2 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee
7 1 (1.19%) Symantec