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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 87
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 43 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.83% 2.39% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.05% 7.33% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £455 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 610 505 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.18% 32.58% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 324 424
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 18 £475 +40.74% 1
Leicestershire -10 11 £258 -8.03% 1
Northamptonshire -8 8 £450 +5.88% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £125 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (32.81%) VBScript
4 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
5 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 18 (28.13%) HP
6 18 (28.13%) SCCM
7 17 (26.56%) DNS
7 17 (26.56%) LAN
8 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 16 (25.00%) IIS
8 16 (25.00%) .NET
8 16 (25.00%) Dell
8 16 (25.00%) DevOps
8 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 15 (23.44%) DHCP
9 15 (23.44%) VMware
10 14 (21.88%) Wireless
10 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.31%) SQL
11 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (20.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (18.75%) C#
12 12 (18.75%) EPoS
12 12 (18.75%) Finance
13 11 (17.19%) Kubernetes

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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 16 (25.00%) IIS
1 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.38%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.56%) Apache
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
7 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.56%) nginx
7 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) DNS
1 17 (26.56%) LAN
2 15 (23.44%) DHCP
3 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 14 (21.88%) Wireless
4 11 (17.19%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (9.38%) VPN
6 4 (6.25%) SAN
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (4.69%) Firewall
7 3 (4.69%) MPLS
7 3 (4.69%) VLAN
7 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.69%) WLAN
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) Skype
9 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) NuGet
6 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (14.06%) EPoS Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) Classic ASP
3 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) HTML
5 2 (3.13%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) EPoS
2 7 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.81%) Linux
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.25%) VMS
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) DevOps
2 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Metadata Management
3 7 (10.94%) Microservices
4 5 (7.81%) Scrum
5 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.69%) Workflow
7 2 (3.13%) Analytics
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.13%) Document Management
7 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.13%) MVC
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) VBScript
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 12 (18.75%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) VB
5 8 (12.50%) VBA
6 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.94%) VB6
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (15.63%) Docker
4 6 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (9.38%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) SCCM
2 11 (17.19%) Kubernetes
2 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (15.63%) Terraform
4 3 (4.69%) Consul
5 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) Ansible
6 1 (1.56%) Control-M
6 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.13%) HP
3 16 (25.00%) Dell
4 15 (23.44%) VMware
5 10 (15.63%) Citrix
6 7 (10.94%) NetApp
6 7 (10.94%) SAP
7 6 (9.38%) Lotus
8 5 (7.81%) Cisco
9 3 (4.69%) Intel
9 3 (4.69%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.69%) Sun
10 2 (3.13%) Cognos
10 2 (3.13%) IBM
11 1 (1.56%) Altiris
11 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.56%) BMC
11 1 (1.56%) F5
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle
11 1 (1.56%) Remedy
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