Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 67 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 +26 +22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 111 88 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.00% 2.77% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.44% 7.20% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 37
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £257
90th Percentile £492 £500 £443
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.50
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year +4.03% +43.36% +8.65%

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 1,176 1,222 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.41% 38.46% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 800 710
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £250
90th Percentile £530 £523 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £48.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +17.79% +114.47%
10th Percentile £17.00 £20.60 £14.04
90th Percentile £48.75 £64.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Derbyshire +36 33 £480 +284.00% 3
Northamptonshire +14 31 £400 -11.11% 3
Nottinghamshire +1 30 £388 -16.22% 15
Leicestershire -17 15 £290 +0.87% 6
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 59 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 58 (52.25%) Windows
3 39 (35.14%) SQL
4 36 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
6 30 (27.03%) DevOps
7 29 (26.13%) .NET
7 29 (26.13%) SQL Server
8 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (20.72%) C#
10 21 (18.92%) SAP
10 21 (18.92%) Windows Server
11 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (16.22%) Linux
13 18 (16.22%) SharePoint
14 17 (15.32%) Migration
15 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
16 15 (13.51%) Puppet
16 15 (13.51%) Office 365
17 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
17 14 (12.61%) Docker
17 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (12.61%) Manufacturing
17 14 (12.61%) ITIL
18 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
18 13 (11.71%) SCCM
19 12 (10.81%) Java
19 12 (10.81%) 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 18 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.11%) K2 blackpearl
3 8 (7.21%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (5.41%) IIS
5 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.60%) Apache
6 4 (3.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.60%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.70%) nginx
8 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.51%) Office 365
4 6 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.50%) IaaS
5 5 (4.50%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.60%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.90%) GitHub
8 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Internet
2 8 (7.21%) DNS
2 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.31%) DHCP
3 7 (6.31%) Firewall
4 6 (5.41%) DSL
5 5 (4.50%) NAS
6 4 (3.60%) LAN
6 4 (3.60%) SSH
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.70%) SAN
7 3 (2.70%) VPN
8 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.80%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.80%) VLAN
8 2 (1.80%) VoIP
8 2 (1.80%) WAN
8 2 (1.80%) Wireless
9 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.41%) Qlik Sense
5 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.70%) QlikView
8 1 (0.90%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.90%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.90%) GIS
8 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.90%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.01%) Selenium
4 9 (8.11%) Bitbucket
5 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.60%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.60%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.60%) JIRA
7 4 (3.60%) Maven
7 4 (3.60%) Subversion
8 3 (2.70%) AdminStudio
8 3 (2.70%) MSI
8 3 (2.70%) NUnit
8 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.90%) JUnit
10 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.61%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.01%) Finance
3 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Electronics
5 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.70%) Automotive
6 3 (2.70%) Publishing
7 2 (1.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Developer
2 15 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.01%) Administrator
3 10 (9.01%) Analyst
3 10 (9.01%) Consultant
4 7 (6.31%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Applications Packager
7 4 (3.60%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (3.60%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.60%) IT Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) SAML
2 9 (8.11%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (7.21%) LDAP
4 7 (6.31%) CSS
5 6 (5.41%) HTML
5 6 (5.41%) React
6 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.60%) Ajax
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.60%) Classic ASP
7 4 (3.60%) jQuery
7 4 (3.60%) Node.js
7 4 (3.60%) Spring
7 4 (3.60%) XML
8 3 (2.70%) CSS3
8 3 (2.70%) HTML5
8 3 (2.70%) OAuth
9 2 (1.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Clustering
1 5 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.70%) PKI
4 2 (1.80%) EPoS
4 2 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 58 (52.25%) Windows
2 21 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.22%) Linux
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.11%) VMS
5 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.31%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.41%) Unix
7 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.70%) CentOS
8 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) DevOps
2 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.32%) Migration
4 14 (12.61%) ITIL
5 12 (10.81%) Change Management
6 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.11%) TDD
9 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.21%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.41%) ETL
11 6 (5.41%) Runbook
12 5 (4.50%) Application Packaging
12 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.50%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.50%) PLM
12 5 (4.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.14%) SQL
2 23 (20.72%) C#
3 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.81%) Java
4 12 (10.81%) VB
5 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.21%) Python
7 7 (6.31%) VBScript
8 5 (4.50%) VBA
9 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.60%) VB6
10 1 (0.90%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) Groovy
10 1 (0.90%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) MCP
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.80%) CCNA
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.80%) HND
5 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.90%) MCSA
5 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) GDPR
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.61%) Docker
3 12 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (9.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.41%) XenApp
6 3 (2.70%) LXC
6 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (13.51%) Puppet
3 13 (11.71%) SCCM
4 11 (9.91%) Ansible
5 9 (8.11%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.50%) Terraform
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.60%) OpenView
7 4 (3.60%) SCOM
7 4 (3.60%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (3.60%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.80%) logstash
10 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.92%) SAP
3 12 (10.81%) Citrix
4 10 (9.01%) VMware
5 9 (8.11%) Cisco
6 8 (7.21%) Oracle
7 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.41%) HP
8 6 (5.41%) McAfee
9 5 (4.50%) Google
9 5 (4.50%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.60%) Dell
10 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.60%) Splunk
11 3 (2.70%) F5
11 3 (2.70%) Ivanti
12 2 (1.80%) EqualLogic
12 2 (1.80%) Red Box
12 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.80%) Veeam