Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 62 110
Rank change year-on-year -22 +48 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 56 84 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.27% 2.80% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.08% 7.49% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 21
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £298 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -4.80% +66.67%
10th Percentile £274 £265 £220
90th Percentile £505 £489 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.44 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £44.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -7.34% +31.11% +50.00%

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 921 1,122 1,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.32% 37.35% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 733 755
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £241
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +45.37% +45.95%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.50 £12.60
90th Percentile £49.13 £58.56 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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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

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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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire 0 18 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire -11 13 £325 -6.47% 2
Derbyshire +10 12 £475 +108.79% 1
Leicestershire -8 8 £294 +2.17% 5
Lincolnshire +3 1 - - 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Windows
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.93%) SQL
6 18 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 17 (30.36%) ITIL
8 15 (26.79%) VMware
9 14 (25.00%) DevOps
10 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
10 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.43%) Office 365
11 12 (21.43%) SCCM
12 11 (19.64%) Migration
13 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
13 9 (16.07%) Cisco
13 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.29%) Google
14 8 (14.29%) VB
14 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
15 7 (12.50%) Symantec
15 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.50%) Linux
15 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.50%) Skype
16 6 (10.71%) IaaS
16 6 (10.71%) Skype for Business
16 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis

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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 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.36%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.43%) Office 365
3 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (10.71%) IaaS
5 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (7.14%) PaaS
6 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.57%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Skype
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.36%) HTTP
4 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) QlikView
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.79%) GIS
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.79%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) AdminStudio
2 4 (7.14%) InstallShield
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Front Office
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Developer
2 6 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Azure Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Field Support Technician
6 2 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) CSS
2 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 4 (7.14%) React
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) LDAP
3 3 (5.36%) SAML
3 3 (5.36%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.57%) Ajax
4 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) DOM
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2 (3.57%) REST
4 2 (3.57%) Spring
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) VMS
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) Android
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) DevOps
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Antivirus Management
5 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) ETL
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) ITSM
7 4 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) Runbook
7 4 (7.14%) Storage Management
8 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.36%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) VB
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) CCNA
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
4 3 (5.36%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GDPR
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) Docker
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (5.36%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) WSUS
3 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.93%) Puppet
4 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.14%) SCOM
4 4 (7.14%) ThinApp
4 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 3 (5.36%) Terraform
6 2 (3.57%) Ansible
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.79%) Consul
7 1 (1.79%) Control-M
7 1 (1.79%) Kibana
7 1 (1.79%) logstash
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 8 (14.29%) Google
5 7 (12.50%) Symantec
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle
7 5 (8.93%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) McAfee
7 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.36%) CommVault
8 3 (5.36%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) IronPort
8 3 (5.36%) NetApp
9 2 (3.57%) F5
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.57%) Sophos
10 1 (1.79%) Civica
10 1 (1.79%) RedGate
10 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.79%) Splunk