Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 55 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.17% 1.54% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 3.45% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -12.65%
10th Percentile £378 £402 £114
90th Percentile £530 £553 £505
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £325
% change year-on-year +4.94% +24.62% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £20.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +107.23% -3.49% -78.50%

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 329 290 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 47.61% 44.62% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 131 269
Gloucestershire median daily rate £443 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.63% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £279 £225 £287
90th Percentile £563 £488 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £359
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.53% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 48
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £17.90 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.75 £49.25
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £41.15 £39.50
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.18% +0.64%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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
Gloucester - 4 £388 - 2
Cheltenham -1 3 £400 - 1
Cirencester -3 1 £500 +25.00%
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) SCCM
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
6 7 (46.67%) ITSM
7 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
9 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (26.67%) Puppet
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (26.67%) MCSE
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (26.67%) MSI
9 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (20.00%) Python

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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (6.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HDInsight
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) CodeSonar
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) git-flow
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) DCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Django
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cybercrime
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Fedora
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
2 7 (46.67%) ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) API Design
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Threat Detection
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (13.33%) MCP
5 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) SSCP
6 1 (6.67%) GIAC
6 1 (6.67%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.67%) SANS
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Docker
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (6.67%) Nagios
5 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (6.67%) OpenView
5 1 (6.67%) Salt
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.67%) WMI
5 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) HP