Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 46 81
Rank change year-on-year -11 +35 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 71 112 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.50% 3.92% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.84% 9.29% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 51
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £271 £250 £123
90th Percentile £495 £512 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.27 £42.00
% change year-on-year -17.19% +0.63% +46.09%

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 803 1,205 1,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 39.54% 42.21% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 760 797
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £260
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £15.37 £17.68 £18.88
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £63.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.41 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.84% +0.39% +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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 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 +21 45 £325 -12.11%
Nottinghamshire -13 9 £500 +17.65% 4
Leicestershire -5 8 £325 +12.07% 2
Derbyshire -5 7 £450 -6.25% 5
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 28 (39.44%) ITIL
4 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
4 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
5 23 (32.39%) SQL
6 22 (30.99%) SCCM
7 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (28.17%) DevOps
9 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
10 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (23.94%) Control-M
11 16 (22.54%) VMware
12 14 (19.72%) Finance
13 13 (18.31%) ITSM
13 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.31%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (16.90%) ITIL V3
14 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
14 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
15 11 (15.49%) Remedy
15 11 (15.49%) DNS
16 10 (14.08%) IIS
16 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
17 9 (12.68%) WSUS
17 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (12.68%) Linux

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 (14.08%) IIS
2 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.04%) IaaS
4 4 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.63%) Office 365
4 4 (5.63%) PaaS
4 4 (5.63%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) DNS
2 9 (12.68%) DHCP
2 9 (12.68%) Internet
3 5 (7.04%) SAN
3 5 (7.04%) Skype
4 4 (5.63%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.23%) HTTP
5 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.23%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.82%) Firewall
6 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.41%) IPsec
7 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.63%) Power BI
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Spark SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.04%) JMeter
3 4 (5.63%) AdminStudio
3 4 (5.63%) InstallShield
3 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.82%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.41%) Maven
6 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Automotive
3 4 (5.63%) Back Office
3 4 (5.63%) Front Office
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Developer
2 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Deployment Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (5.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Performance Tester
5 4 (5.63%) PowerShell Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Tester
6 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) JSON
2 5 (7.04%) Regular Expression
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.23%) Software Packaging
4 3 (4.23%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) CGI
5 1 (1.41%) LDAP
5 1 (1.41%) Memcached
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.41%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Storwize
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.68%) Linux
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Android
7 2 (2.82%) CentOS
7 2 (2.82%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.41%) Debian
8 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) DevOps
4 13 (18.31%) ITSM
4 13 (18.31%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (16.90%) ITIL V3
5 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
7 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
8 9 (12.68%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (12.68%) Project Management
9 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (9.86%) Application Packaging
10 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
10 7 (9.86%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.45%) ETL
11 6 (8.45%) Service Management
12 5 (7.04%) Antivirus Management
12 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) C#
2 8 (11.27%) VBScript
3 7 (9.86%) Python
3 7 (9.86%) VB
4 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.04%) XPath
6 4 (5.63%) Groovy
7 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.82%) Scala
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) Java
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (9.86%) MCSE
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) CCNA
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.63%) MCITP
3 4 (5.63%) MCP
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.04%) Docker
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.23%) BitLocker
6 3 (4.23%) Firmware
6 3 (4.23%) NFS
6 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.82%) XenApp
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.41%) Samba
8 1 (1.41%) Squid
8 1 (1.41%) Varnish
8 1 (1.41%) Xen
8 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) SCCM
2 17 (23.94%) Control-M
3 9 (12.68%) WSUS
4 7 (9.86%) SCOM
5 6 (8.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (7.04%) Ansible
7 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
7 4 (5.63%) Terraform
7 4 (5.63%) ThinApp
7 4 (5.63%) WMI
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.82%) Nessus
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.82%) Puppet
8 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.82%) SnapMirror
8 2 (2.82%) SnapVault
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) VMware
3 11 (15.49%) Remedy
4 9 (12.68%) BMC
5 8 (11.27%) Symantec
6 7 (9.86%) ServiceNow
7 6 (8.45%) Cisco
8 4 (5.63%) McAfee
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 3 (4.23%) GFI Software
9 3 (4.23%) Google
9 3 (4.23%) NetApp
10 2 (2.82%) Databricks
10 2 (2.82%) IBM
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle
10 2 (2.82%) Sun
11 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
11 1 (1.41%) HP
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.41%) Sophos