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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 44 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.80% 1.88% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.76% 3.75% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £320 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.70% +2.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 116 240 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.02% 50.10% 51.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 120 140
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Gloucestershire

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Gloucestershire

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +12 4 £120 - 1
Gloucester -6 1 - - 1
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Ant
7 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 2 (14.29%) Perl
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 1 (7.14%) Power BI
8 1 (7.14%) Oozie
8 1 (7.14%) Ambari
8 1 (7.14%) Database Security

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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Zeppelin
2 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) HDInsight
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Build Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
1 1 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.14%) Database Security
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SANS
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) UAG
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ambari
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (7.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk