Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 55 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +43
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 75 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.17% 3.54% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 9.04% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 58 81
Median daily rate £335 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.67% -6.25% +40.97%
10th Percentile £108 £276 £250
90th Percentile £478 £500 £500
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £51.58 £15.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +235.56% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year - -17.19% -1.13%

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 261 830 1,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.67% 39.15% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 586 783
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £260 £267 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -16.47% -2.30%
10th Percentile £35.70 £15.37 £17.68
90th Percentile £51.15 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.56
% change year-on-year -18.60% +3.48% +0.74%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +31 11 £380 -24.00% 1
Derbyshire +8 8 £115 -74.30%
Leicestershire +24 3 £284 -12.77% 1
Northamptonshire -6 3 £450 +38.46%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) Office 365
3 13 (48.15%) Azure
4 12 (44.44%) Migration
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Citrix
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) McAfee
9 6 (22.22%) DevOps
10 5 (18.52%) CyberArk
10 5 (18.52%) FireEye
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) DNS
10 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (18.52%) Symantec
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) VMware
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) SCCM
11 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
12 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS

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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 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Office 365
2 13 (48.15%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.41%) G Suite
3 2 (7.41%) Logic Apps
3 2 (7.41%) Power Platform
3 2 (7.41%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DHCP
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) Power BI
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) ADSI
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Migration
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Service Design
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Citrix
2 7 (25.93%) McAfee
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) CyberArk
3 5 (18.52%) FireEye
3 5 (18.52%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Brocade
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
6 2 (7.41%) Google