Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 69 102
Rank change year-on-year +6 +33 +10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 85 82 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.13% 2.60% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 6.86% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 35
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £294 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.17% -24.68% +16.42%
10th Percentile £283 £252 £253
90th Percentile £489 £425 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £23.50 - £13.25
90th Percentile £36.50 - £15.75
England median hourly rate £41.53 £44.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year -6.67% +57.52% +25.56%

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 1,048 1,195 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.64% 37.95% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 770 789
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £13.13
90th Percentile £48.88 £59.13 £62.75
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +6.67% +1.35%

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

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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

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 13 November 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

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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 13 November 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
Northamptonshire +12 27 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 24 £363 +11.54% 7
Derbyshire +30 22 £469 +275.00% 3
Leicestershire -20 8 £295 +3.96% 9
Lincolnshire +4 1 - - 3
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 46 (54.12%) Microsoft
2 45 (52.94%) Windows
3 33 (38.82%) SQL
4 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (32.94%) DevOps
6 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 22 (25.88%) .NET
8 21 (24.71%) Windows Server
9 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
10 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 17 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (18.82%) C#
13 15 (17.65%) Linux
13 15 (17.65%) Puppet
14 14 (16.47%) ITIL
15 13 (15.29%) Migration
16 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
16 11 (12.94%) Docker
16 11 (12.94%) Cisco
16 11 (12.94%) Java
16 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
16 11 (12.94%) Office 365
16 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
17 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
17 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (11.76%) SCCM
17 10 (11.76%) VB

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 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.24%) K2 blackpearl
2 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.71%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.53%) IIS
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.94%) Office 365
4 6 (7.06%) IaaS
5 5 (5.88%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.71%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (3.53%) PaaS
8 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) DSL
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) SSH
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.53%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) VPN
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.35%) SAN
4 2 (2.35%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.35%) VLAN
4 2 (2.35%) VoIP
4 2 (2.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.06%) Qlik Sense
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.53%) QlikView
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.18%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (1.18%) GIS
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
1 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.59%) Bitbucket
3 8 (9.41%) Selenium
4 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.71%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.71%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.71%) Maven
6 4 (4.71%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) JIRA
7 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.18%) AdminStudio
8 1 (1.18%) MSI
8 1 (1.18%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (7.06%) Legal
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Automotive
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Administrator
3 8 (9.41%) Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.71%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.71%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (4.71%) Server Support
7 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) .NET
2 7 (8.24%) LDAP
2 7 (8.24%) SAML
2 7 (8.24%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (7.06%) React
4 5 (5.88%) CSS
5 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.71%) HTML
5 4 (4.71%) Node.js
5 4 (4.71%) Spring
6 2 (2.35%) Ajax
6 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.35%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.35%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.35%) jQuery
6 2 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.35%) REST
6 2 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.53%) Clustering
2 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.94%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (17.65%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) VMS
5 6 (7.06%) Unix
6 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) DevOps
2 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.47%) ITIL
4 13 (15.29%) Migration
5 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.24%) TDD
7 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.06%) ETL
8 5 (5.88%) Change Management
8 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.88%) Runbook
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.71%) ATDD
9 4 (4.71%) Change Control
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.71%) Pair Programming
9 4 (4.71%) Release Management
10 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.53%) ITSM
10 3 (3.53%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) C#
3 11 (12.94%) Java
3 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.76%) VB
5 7 (8.24%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.53%) VBA
8 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.35%) VB6
9 1 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) CCNA
1 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.53%) MCP
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) HND
4 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.35%) MCITP
4 2 (2.35%) MCSA
4 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) Docker
3 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.88%) XenApp
5 3 (3.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (17.65%) Puppet
3 10 (11.76%) Ansible
3 10 (11.76%) SCCM
4 9 (10.59%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.24%) Terraform
6 6 (7.06%) SCOM
6 6 (7.06%) ZABBIX
7 4 (4.71%) OpenView
7 4 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (3.53%) WSUS
9 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (54.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Cisco
3 10 (11.76%) SAP
4 9 (10.59%) VMware
5 8 (9.41%) Citrix
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle
6 7 (8.24%) Google
7 5 (5.88%) Rackspace
7 5 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.71%) HP
8 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.53%) CommVault
9 3 (3.53%) Splunk
10 2 (2.35%) EqualLogic
10 2 (2.35%) McAfee
10 2 (2.35%) Mitel
10 2 (2.35%) NetApp
10 2 (2.35%) Red Box
10 2 (2.35%) Sophos
10 2 (2.35%) Veeam