Period
to 22 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 March 2019 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 39 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.99% 1.34% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.57% 3.46% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 6
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £429 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% +114.91% -55.67%
10th Percentile £288 £402 £115
90th Percentile £557 £525 £391
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.00% -
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £25.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year +63.11% +7.29% -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 369 231 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 47.25% 38.56% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 107 222
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £562 £585 £563
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 23 49
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -24.00% -12.79%
10th Percentile £25.59 £23.25 £26.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -4.76%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Gloucestershire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Gloucestershire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Gloucestershire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 March 2019. 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
Gloucester +10 11 £481 -
Cheltenham 0 11 £483 +7.33% 5
Cirencester +3 2 £388 -3.13%
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (48.72%) DV Cleared
3 19 (48.72%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle
7 15 (38.46%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) SCCM
8 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
8 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (35.90%) ITSM
8 14 (35.90%) MySQL
8 14 (35.90%) ITIL
8 14 (35.90%) ITIL V3
8 14 (35.90%) High Availability
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 13 (33.33%) Task Automation
9 13 (33.33%) Unix
9 13 (33.33%) Data Security
9 13 (33.33%) HP
9 13 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (33.33%) Clustering
9 13 (33.33%) Replication
10 12 (30.77%) PostgreSQL

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DHCP
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security
4 2 (5.13%) WAAS
5 1 (2.56%) DMZ
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.56%) Skype
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) MySQL
3 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (30.77%) Big Data
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 12 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) Power BI
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MSI
2 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.13%) AdminStudio
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.56%) CodeSonar
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) git-flow
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) DBA
2 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared DBA
4 6 (15.38%) Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Packager
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Senior DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared Application Packager
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) Django
2 1 (2.56%) Java EE
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (33.33%) Clustering
2 13 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (35.90%) High Availability
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL V3
1 14 (35.90%) ITSM
2 13 (33.33%) Data Security
2 13 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (23.08%) Service Management
5 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) DevOps
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Email Filtering
8 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (48.72%) DV Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.95%) MCSE
5 6 (15.38%) MCP
5 6 (15.38%) MCSA
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) CCNA
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.56%) CISSP
8 1 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.56%) GIAC
8 1 (2.56%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.56%) SANS
8 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.26%) Docker
7 2 (5.13%) XenApp
8 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) SCCM
2 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 10 (25.64%) SCOM
4 8 (20.51%) SCVMM
5 3 (7.69%) Ansible
6 2 (5.13%) WSUS
7 1 (2.56%) Puppet
7 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle
3 13 (33.33%) HP
4 12 (30.77%) Sybase
5 5 (12.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee