Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 45 23 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.03% 3.58% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.61% 9.75% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 50
10th Percentile £300 £301 £275
25th Percentile £345 £340 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £388 £325
Median % change year-on-year +16.13% +19.23% -18.75%
75th Percentile £500 £413 £446
90th Percentile £579 £500 £500
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +1.69%

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 424 236 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.55% 36.70% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 162 450
10th Percentile £298 £244 £268
25th Percentile £325 £309 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £425 £475
90th Percentile £550 £495 £550
England median daily rate £525 £491 £488
% change year-on-year +6.86% +0.78% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
10th Percentile £17.10 £24.30 £24.85
25th Percentile £17.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.75 "
England median hourly rate £45.50 £37.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.97% -15.72% +7.14%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -12 22 £450 +1.41% 25
Derbyshire -7 9 £338 -32.50% 12
Northamptonshire 0 7 £475 +280.00% 8
Leicestershire -25 7 £344 -15.12% 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) Azure
3 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (44.44%) Windows
5 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 13 (28.89%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (28.89%) VMware
6 13 (28.89%) Social Skills
7 12 (26.67%) DevOps
8 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 10 (22.22%) Linux
9 10 (22.22%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (17.78%) SCCM
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (15.56%) Python
12 7 (15.56%) IBM
12 7 (15.56%) Power Platform
13 6 (13.33%) PaaS
13 6 (13.33%) AWS
13 6 (13.33%) Cisco
13 6 (13.33%) VBScript
13 6 (13.33%) Firewall
14 5 (11.11%) Finance
14 5 (11.11%) Migration
14 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (11.11%) .NET

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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) Azure
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (15.56%) Power Platform
5 6 (13.33%) AWS
5 6 (13.33%) PaaS
6 5 (11.11%) Power Automate
7 4 (8.89%) IaaS
7 4 (8.89%) OneDrive
7 4 (8.89%) PowerApps
8 3 (6.67%) GCP
8 3 (6.67%) Yammer
9 2 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (4.44%) Fivetran
9 2 (4.44%) GitHub
9 2 (4.44%) SaaS
9 2 (4.44%) Snowflake
10 1 (2.22%) Azure Functions
10 1 (2.22%) Azure Pipelines
10 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) BGP
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) MPLS
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) SMTP
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) IPv4
5 1 (2.22%) MQTT
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) SNMP
5 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) Power BI
2 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Chocolatey
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) GitLab
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (28.89%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Automation Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Graph
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) SAML
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) ARM Templates
4 2 (4.44%) LDAP
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) OAuth
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) COM
5 1 (2.22%) Django
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) PKI
2 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.22%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Unix
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) DevOps
2 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Server Building
6 3 (6.67%) B2B
6 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) Fintech
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.44%) Major Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Release Train
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Python
3 6 (13.33%) VBScript
4 5 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.44%) Korn
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Jython
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) CCNA
1 3 (6.67%) CCNP
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.22%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 3 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (6.67%) Terraform
4 3 (6.67%) WSUS
5 2 (4.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.44%) SCOM
5 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.22%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.22%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (2.22%) Nessus
6 1 (2.22%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) IBM
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) Blue Prism
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.67%) UiPath
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) CommVault
7 2 (4.44%) Databricks
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) Centrify
8 1 (2.22%) Dynatrace
8 1 (2.22%) Intel
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL