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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 76 32 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.53% 2.95% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.27% 10.85% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 17
10th Percentile £313 £232 -
25th Percentile £345 £326 £108
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £375 £330
Median % change year-on-year +24.00% +13.64% -12.00%
75th Percentile £500 £444 £380
90th Percentile £540 £513 £480
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile - - £48.84
25th Percentile - - £49.86
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £51.58
75th Percentile - - £53.29
90th Percentile - - £54.32
England median hourly rate £50.09 £40.61 £44.76
% change year-on-year +23.36% -9.27% +62.75%

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 375 295 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.27% 27.21% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 222 170
10th Percentile £313 £213 £260
25th Percentile £363 £306 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% -3.75%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £584 £524 £525
England median daily rate £554 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 8
10th Percentile £17.67 £10.85 £35.70
25th Percentile £19.83 £12.80 £39.94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.78 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +108.58% -62.71% +25.00%
75th Percentile - £21.52 £48.94
90th Percentile - £23.91 £51.15
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

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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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +4 22 £500 +33.33% 1
Derbyshire +3 21 £470 +17.50% 7
Leicestershire -1 16 £350 +3.70% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 14 £494 +9.72% 21
Lincolnshire - 2 £263 -
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England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 34 (44.74%) Azure
2 33 (43.42%) Windows
3 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
4 27 (35.53%) SQL
5 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
6 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
7 18 (23.68%) Unix
7 18 (23.68%) DevOps
8 17 (22.37%) SCCM
9 16 (21.05%) DNS
9 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
11 14 (18.42%) Social Skills
11 14 (18.42%) VB
11 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
11 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (17.11%) IIS
12 13 (17.11%) ITIL
12 13 (17.11%) Python
12 13 (17.11%) Server Building
13 12 (15.79%) C#
13 12 (15.79%) VMware
14 11 (14.47%) Java
14 11 (14.47%) Oracle
14 11 (14.47%) Shell Script
14 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2019
14 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering

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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 13 (17.11%) IIS
2 8 (10.53%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.26%) CATIA
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Primavera
2 1 (1.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 34 (44.74%) Azure
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (9.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.26%) Power Platform
4 4 (5.26%) SaaS
5 3 (3.95%) AWS
5 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.95%) Fivetran
5 3 (3.95%) IaaS
5 3 (3.95%) PaaS
5 3 (3.95%) Snowflake
5 3 (3.95%) Stitch
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.63%) Azure AKS
6 2 (2.63%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (2.63%) GCP
6 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.63%) Rubrik
7 1 (1.32%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (1.32%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) DNS
2 10 (13.16%) DHCP
3 8 (10.53%) HTTP
4 7 (9.21%) Firewall
5 6 (7.89%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.63%) BGP
7 2 (2.63%) VLAN
7 2 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (10.53%) SAP BW
3 8 (10.53%) SAP HANA
4 7 (9.21%) DB2
5 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.95%) Looker
6 3 (3.95%) Power BI
6 3 (3.95%) Tableau
7 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (18.42%) Social Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Aerospace
3 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.21%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (7.89%) Automotive
5 3 (3.95%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Finance
7 1 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Consultant
3 8 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (7.89%) Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Developer
4 6 (7.89%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Software Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) LDAP
2 9 (11.84%) SOAP
3 8 (10.53%) BAPI
3 8 (10.53%) JDBC
3 8 (10.53%) SAP ALE
3 8 (10.53%) SAP Basis
3 8 (10.53%) SAP PI
3 8 (10.53%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) ARM Templates
6 1 (1.32%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) OAuth
6 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.32%) REST
6 1 (1.32%) SAML
6 1 (1.32%) Web Services
6 1 (1.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) PKI
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (43.42%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
3 18 (23.68%) Unix
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (13.16%) Linux
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.53%) Solaris
7 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.32%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) DevOps
2 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (17.11%) ITIL
3 13 (17.11%) Server Building
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (13.16%) OO
6 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.53%) Agile
7 8 (10.53%) Change Management
7 8 (10.53%) Data Management
7 8 (10.53%) Requirements Gathering
8 7 (9.21%) Coaching
8 7 (9.21%) Commercial Awareness
8 7 (9.21%) Identity Management
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
8 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.21%) User Stories
9 6 (7.89%) CAD
9 6 (7.89%) CI/CD
9 6 (7.89%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) VB
3 13 (17.11%) Python
4 12 (15.79%) C#
5 11 (14.47%) Java
5 11 (14.47%) Shell Script
6 10 (13.16%) C++
7 8 (10.53%) ABAP
8 3 (3.95%) C
8 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.89%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.63%) Docker
5 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) SCCM
2 10 (13.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 10 (13.16%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (10.53%) vCenter Server
4 6 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (6.58%) Terraform
6 2 (2.63%) Ansible
6 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.63%) Packer
6 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle
4 9 (11.84%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.53%) SAP
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco
7 6 (7.89%) Dell
7 6 (7.89%) HP
7 6 (7.89%) IBM
7 6 (7.89%) McAfee
7 6 (7.89%) Symantec
8 4 (5.26%) Veeam
9 3 (3.95%) Citrix
10 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.32%) Blue Prism
11 1 (1.32%) Databricks
11 1 (1.32%) Intel
11 1 (1.32%) LogicMonitor
11 1 (1.32%) Siemens
11 1 (1.32%) UiPath