Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 79 68
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11 +46
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 62 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.64% 2.35% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.69% 6.27% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 45
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +35.59% -5.98%
10th Percentile £273 £278 £262
90th Percentile £428 £501 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.27 £45.00
% change year-on-year -15.18% -8.30% +38.46%

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 640 925 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.58% 37.56% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 627 718
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £541 £550 £538
England median daily rate £485 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 28
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -23.57% +20.77%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.20 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £49.13 £58.56
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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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

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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 6 months to 21 January 2020.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 January 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
Northamptonshire +40 29 £325 -18.75% 5
Leicestershire +12 16 £310 +5.53% 4
Nottinghamshire +1 10 £375 +7.14% 7
Lincolnshire +2 1 £400 - 3
Derbyshire -7 1 £300 -36.84% 6
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 23 (37.10%) VMware
4 22 (35.48%) SCCM
4 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 22 (35.48%) Azure
5 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
6 20 (32.26%) ITIL
7 19 (30.65%) DHCP
7 19 (30.65%) DNS
8 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
9 17 (27.42%) DevOps
9 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
10 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
11 13 (20.97%) .NET
11 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (19.35%) Symantec
12 12 (19.35%) C#
12 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.74%) WSUS
13 11 (17.74%) Citrix
14 10 (16.13%) Linux
14 10 (16.13%) SCOM
14 10 (16.13%) Deployment Automation
15 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (14.52%) Antivirus Management
15 9 (14.52%) Patch Management
15 9 (14.52%) ThinApp
15 9 (14.52%) Mobile Device Management

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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 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Azure
2 9 (14.52%) AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.84%) AWS Step Functions
3 3 (4.84%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (4.84%) G Suite
3 3 (4.84%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.84%) PowerApps
3 3 (4.84%) Serverless
4 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) DHCP
1 19 (30.65%) DNS
2 9 (14.52%) LAN
2 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Big Data
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (8.06%) MySQL
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.84%) Power BI
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.84%) SSDT
7 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.23%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) AdminStudio
1 9 (14.52%) InstallShield
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.45%) Selenium
4 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
1 9 (14.52%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Automotive
2 2 (3.23%) Back Office
2 2 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Data Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Field Support Technician
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.45%) JSON
3 3 (4.84%) .NET Core
3 3 (4.84%) PySpark
3 3 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.84%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.13%) Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) DevOps
3 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (14.52%) Antivirus Management
5 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
5 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.52%) ETL
5 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (14.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (14.52%) Patch Management
5 9 (14.52%) Project Management
6 8 (12.90%) Migration
6 8 (12.90%) UML
7 5 (8.06%) Break/Fix
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.06%) Decision-Making
7 5 (8.06%) ITSM
7 5 (8.06%) Service Management
8 4 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) C#
3 9 (14.52%) VB
4 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.68%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) VBScript
7 1 (1.61%) Go
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) MCDBA
2 3 (4.84%) MCITP
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (9.68%) Docker
4 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.84%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.61%) XenApp
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) SCCM
2 12 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (17.74%) WSUS
4 10 (16.13%) SCOM
5 9 (14.52%) ThinApp
6 6 (9.68%) HP SIM
6 6 (9.68%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.84%) Nessus
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) VMware
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) Symantec
4 11 (17.74%) Citrix
5 9 (14.52%) McAfee
6 8 (12.90%) HP
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco
8 6 (9.68%) NetApp
9 4 (6.45%) Brocade
10 3 (4.84%) GFI Software
11 2 (3.23%) Google
11 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.23%) SAP
11 2 (3.23%) Twitter