Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 105 109
Rank change year-on-year +39 +4 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 82 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.60% 1.49% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 4.08% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 13
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £390 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +16.42% -13.55%
10th Percentile £257 £249 £108
90th Percentile £425 £449 £468
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.50 -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +55.75% +25.56% -30.77%

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 1203 1200 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.11% 36.61% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 775 677
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +112.33% -47.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £62.75 £43.45
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +23 39 £284 +10.19% 2
Nottinghamshire +25 29 £313 -3.85% 5
Derbyshire -9 10 £228 -30.27%
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Northamptonshire -10 3 £400 -5.88%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 42 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
4 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
5 26 (31.71%) LDAP
6 25 (30.49%) DNS
7 24 (29.27%) TCP/IP
7 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
10 19 (23.17%) SQL
10 19 (23.17%) Kerberos
10 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (23.17%) IPsec
10 19 (23.17%) PKI
10 19 (23.17%) Server Virtualisation
10 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
11 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (18.29%) Finance
11 15 (18.29%) Migration
11 15 (18.29%) .NET
12 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
13 13 (15.85%) Linux
13 13 (15.85%) DevOps
14 12 (14.63%) ITIL
14 12 (14.63%) VMware
15 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
17 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
17 9 (10.98%) IIS

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 9 (10.98%) IIS
2 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) LDAP
2 25 (30.49%) DNS
3 24 (29.27%) TCP/IP
4 19 (23.17%) IPsec
4 19 (23.17%) Kerberos
5 8 (9.76%) SAN
6 7 (8.54%) Internet
7 4 (4.88%) DHCP
7 4 (4.88%) LAN
7 4 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) VPN
9 1 (1.22%) Firewall
9 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.22%) Power BI
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.44%) NuGet
3 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.22%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.22%) MSI
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory Specialist
1 12 (14.63%) Developer
2 10 (12.20%) Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
2 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.54%) Entity Framework
4 6 (7.32%) REST
5 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (1.22%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
1 19 (23.17%) PKI
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) EPoS
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
3 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (15.85%) Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.44%) VMS
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Server Virtualisation
2 15 (18.29%) Migration
3 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
4 13 (15.85%) DevOps
5 12 (14.63%) ITIL
6 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.76%) Runbook
8 7 (8.54%) ETL
8 7 (8.54%) MVC
8 7 (8.54%) Web Application Development
9 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.32%) Proactive Management
9 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (3.66%) Analytics
12 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.66%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) VBScript
3 6 (7.32%) VBA
4 5 (6.10%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.88%) VB
6 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.66%) Python
6 3 (3.66%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) MCSE
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.32%) Docker
4 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.44%) XenApp
7 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) SCCM
1 8 (9.76%) SCOrch
2 4 (4.88%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.66%) Ansible
3 3 (3.66%) Puppet
4 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Packer
5 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) NetApp
4 7 (8.54%) Citrix
5 6 (7.32%) HP
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle
7 4 (4.88%) Dell
7 4 (4.88%) IBM
8 2 (2.44%) Cognos
8 2 (2.44%) Lotus
8 2 (2.44%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) Adobe
9 1 (1.22%) F5
9 1 (1.22%) McAfee
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec