Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 100 95
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5 +22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 104 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.48% 1.57% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.50% 4.07% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 26
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £275 £151
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% +81.82% -62.19%
10th Percentile £250 £123 £107
90th Percentile £505 £444 £394
England median daily rate £431 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +7.81% -3.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +70.83% -3.03%

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 1,224 1,205 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 40.98% 38.51% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 737 642
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £225
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +97.37% -
10th Percentile £14.38 £16.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £41.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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
Nottinghamshire +28 46 £413 +50.00% 18
Leicestershire +16 29 £284 +13.50% 8
Derbyshire +5 15 £321 +11.48% 4
Northamptonshire +4 13 £250 -33.33% 16
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 71 (68.27%) Windows
2 53 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 45 (43.27%) Active Directory
4 41 (39.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (33.65%) Windows Server
6 31 (29.81%) TCP/IP
6 31 (29.81%) SQL
7 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (25.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
11 24 (23.08%) ITIL
12 20 (19.23%) VMware
12 20 (19.23%) Hyper-V
13 19 (18.27%) DevOps
14 18 (17.31%) SCCM
14 18 (17.31%) Migration
14 18 (17.31%) DNS
14 18 (17.31%) Citrix
15 17 (16.35%) Linux
15 17 (16.35%) Incident Management
16 16 (15.38%) Bash Shell
16 16 (15.38%) Configuration Management
16 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
16 16 (15.38%) Office 365
17 15 (14.42%) Docker
17 15 (14.42%) Finance
18 14 (13.46%) Red Hat
18 14 (13.46%) PKI

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 13 (12.50%) Apache
1 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.54%) nginx
3 8 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.81%) IIS
6 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.85%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.88%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.96%) Confluence
9 1 (0.96%) JBoss
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.96%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 41 (39.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (15.38%) Office 365
3 9 (8.65%) PaaS
4 6 (5.77%) IaaS
5 3 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.92%) Serverless
7 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.81%) TCP/IP
2 18 (17.31%) DNS
3 12 (11.54%) Kerberos
4 11 (10.58%) Firewall
4 11 (10.58%) IPsec
5 10 (9.62%) VPN
6 6 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.81%) DHCP
7 5 (4.81%) Internet
7 5 (4.81%) SAN
7 5 (4.81%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.85%) LAN
8 4 (3.85%) Network Security
8 4 (3.85%) Wireless
9 3 (2.88%) NAS
10 2 (1.92%) DDNS
11 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.92%) MySQL
9 1 (0.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.96%) Power BI
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) MSI
5 2 (1.92%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.92%) NUnit
5 2 (1.92%) Selenium
5 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.96%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.96%) gulp
6 1 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Back Office
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Administrator
2 12 (11.54%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Active Directory Specialist
9 5 (4.81%) Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) EPoS Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
1 12 (11.54%) LDAP
2 4 (3.85%) JSON
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.88%) Classic ASP
3 3 (2.88%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) Ajax
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) CSS3
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) HTML5
4 2 (1.92%) jQuery
4 2 (1.92%) RESTful
4 2 (1.92%) XHTML
4 2 (1.92%) XSLT
5 1 (0.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.46%) PKI
3 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.81%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.85%) EPoS
6 4 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.85%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.88%) Clustering
8 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (68.27%) Windows
2 35 (33.65%) Windows Server
3 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (16.35%) Linux
6 13 (12.50%) VMS
7 12 (11.54%) CentOS
7 12 (11.54%) Ubuntu
7 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.96%) Unix
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (25.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (23.08%) ITIL
4 19 (18.27%) DevOps
5 18 (17.31%) Migration
6 17 (16.35%) Incident Management
7 16 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 13 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
9 12 (11.54%) Change Management
9 12 (11.54%) Open Source
10 9 (8.65%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (7.69%) Network Architecture
11 8 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
12 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (5.77%) Analytics
13 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
14 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
14 5 (4.81%) Runbook
14 5 (4.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) SQL
2 16 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 10 (9.62%) C#
3 10 (9.62%) VBScript
4 5 (4.81%) VB
5 4 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.88%) VB6
6 3 (2.88%) VBA
7 2 (1.92%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) Ruby
7 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.69%) MCSE
3 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) TickIT
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (43.27%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.42%) Docker
4 10 (9.62%) LXC
4 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.92%) vSphere
7 2 (1.92%) XenApp
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.96%) NFS
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) SCCM
2 6 (5.77%) Jamf Pro
2 6 (5.77%) SCOrch
3 5 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.88%) Puppet
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.96%) logstash
6 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.96%) Packer
6 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (50.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.23%) VMware
3 18 (17.31%) Citrix
4 14 (13.46%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.65%) Oracle
6 8 (7.69%) HP
7 5 (4.81%) McAfee
7 5 (4.81%) SAP
8 4 (3.85%) Dell
8 4 (3.85%) Lotus
9 3 (2.88%) Cisco
9 3 (2.88%) NetApp
9 3 (2.88%) Symantec
10 2 (1.92%) Adobe
10 2 (1.92%) CommVault
10 2 (1.92%) IBM
10 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.92%) Splunk
11 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow