Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 75 87
Rank change year-on-year +35 +12 +36
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 127 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.35% 2.36% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.39% 5.82% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 37
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% -
10th Percentile £254 £123 £172
90th Percentile £500 £500 £443
England median daily rate £425 £420 £409
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.75% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £42.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year -2.85% +48.05% +15.50%

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 1,222 1,272 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.82% 40.50% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 807 663
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.09%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £525 £503 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £48.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +24.36% +64.21%
10th Percentile £18.33 £31.38 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £66.00 £76.75
England median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.07% +10.67% +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Nottinghamshire +15 45 £400 -11.11% 7
Derbyshire +28 32 £471 +277.00% 1
Northamptonshire +12 30 £375 -16.67% 6
Leicestershire -5 18 £288 +5.50% 6
PowerShell
England

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

1 75 (59.06%) Windows
2 60 (47.24%) Microsoft
3 43 (33.86%) SQL
4 40 (31.50%) SQL Server
5 38 (29.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (27.56%) DevOps
7 33 (25.98%) Active Directory
8 27 (21.26%) .NET
9 26 (20.47%) Linux
10 23 (18.11%) Windows Server
11 22 (17.32%) Git (software)
12 21 (16.54%) SAP
13 20 (15.75%) C#
13 20 (15.75%) Migration
13 20 (15.75%) Docker
13 20 (15.75%) Bash Shell
14 19 (14.96%) TCP/IP
14 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (14.17%) ITIL
15 18 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (14.17%) Configuration Management
15 18 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
17 16 (12.60%) Manufacturing
17 16 (12.60%) Change Management
17 16 (12.60%) Red Hat
17 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
17 16 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (11.81%) Office 365
18 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012

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 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.02%) Apache
3 12 (9.45%) nginx
4 8 (6.30%) IIS
4 8 (6.30%) K2 blackpearl
4 8 (6.30%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.15%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.57%) JBoss
9 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) HipChat
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 38 (29.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.81%) Office 365
3 13 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.72%) PaaS
5 4 (3.15%) IaaS
6 3 (2.36%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.57%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.96%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.24%) DNS
3 12 (9.45%) Firewall
4 9 (7.09%) DHCP
4 9 (7.09%) Internet
4 9 (7.09%) VPN
5 7 (5.51%) NAS
6 6 (4.72%) DSL
6 6 (4.72%) LAN
6 6 (4.72%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (4.72%) SAN
7 5 (3.94%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.15%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.15%) SSH
8 4 (3.15%) Wireless
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (1.57%) IPsec
9 2 (1.57%) VLAN
9 2 (1.57%) VoIP
9 2 (1.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.36%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.57%) MySQL
9 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.79%) Big Data
10 1 (0.79%) Power BI
10 1 (0.79%) QlikView
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.79%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.30%) Selenium
4 7 (5.51%) Bitbucket
4 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.72%) JIRA
5 6 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.94%) MSI
7 4 (3.15%) AdminStudio
7 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.57%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.57%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (1.57%) gulp
8 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.57%) Maven
8 2 (1.57%) NUnit
8 2 (1.57%) Subversion
8 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (12.60%) Manufacturing
2 15 (11.81%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Legal
3 6 (4.72%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.15%) Back Office
5 4 (3.15%) Electronics
5 4 (3.15%) Marketing
6 3 (2.36%) Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Publishing
7 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (13.39%) Administrator
1 17 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Analyst
2 15 (11.81%) Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Consultant
4 11 (8.66%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (6.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Applications Packager
9 5 (3.94%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Active Directory Consultant
10 4 (3.15%) EPoS Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) EPoS Support Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) PowerShell Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.26%) .NET
2 8 (6.30%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (5.51%) LDAP
3 7 (5.51%) SAML
4 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.15%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.15%) Classic ASP
4 4 (3.15%) OAuth
4 4 (3.15%) XML
5 3 (2.36%) CSS
5 3 (2.36%) HTML
5 3 (2.36%) JSON
5 3 (2.36%) Web Services
6 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.57%) HTML5
6 2 (1.57%) Node.js
6 2 (1.57%) RESTful
6 2 (1.57%) XHTML
6 2 (1.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.72%) Clustering
2 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.72%) PKI
3 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.15%) EPoS
4 4 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.36%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (59.06%) Windows
2 26 (20.47%) Linux
3 23 (18.11%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.24%) VMS
6 12 (9.45%) CentOS
6 12 (9.45%) Ubuntu
6 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.09%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.94%) Unix
10 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) DevOps
2 20 (15.75%) Migration
3 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.17%) Configuration Management
4 18 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (14.17%) ITIL
4 18 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (12.60%) Change Management
6 12 (9.45%) Open Source
7 9 (7.09%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.30%) TDD
9 7 (5.51%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.51%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.72%) Analytics
10 6 (4.72%) Application Packaging
10 6 (4.72%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.72%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (4.72%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.86%) SQL
2 20 (15.75%) Bash Shell
2 20 (15.75%) C#
3 12 (9.45%) VBScript
4 10 (7.87%) Java
5 8 (6.30%) VB
6 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.94%) Python
7 5 (3.94%) VBA
8 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.15%) VB6
9 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.79%) Groovy
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) SC Cleared
1 12 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.15%) MCP
4 3 (2.36%) MCSE
5 2 (1.57%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) HND
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) TickIT
3 3 (2.36%) GDPR
3 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 33 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.75%) Docker
3 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.66%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (7.87%) LXC
6 6 (4.72%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.15%) XenApp
8 2 (1.57%) vSphere
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.79%) NFS
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (11.81%) SCCM
3 11 (8.66%) Puppet
4 9 (7.09%) Ansible
5 7 (5.51%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.94%) Terraform
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.15%) SCOM
7 4 (3.15%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.36%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.57%) logstash
9 2 (1.57%) OpenView
9 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (47.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.54%) SAP
3 16 (12.60%) Red Hat
4 14 (11.02%) Citrix
5 9 (7.09%) HP
5 9 (7.09%) Oracle
6 8 (6.30%) Cisco
6 8 (6.30%) VMware
7 7 (5.51%) McAfee
8 6 (4.72%) Dell
9 5 (3.94%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.15%) Splunk
11 3 (2.36%) Ivanti
11 3 (2.36%) Lotus
11 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.57%) EqualLogic
12 2 (1.57%) Google
12 2 (1.57%) Mitel
12 2 (1.57%) Red Box