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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 41 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.52% 1.77% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 3.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £120 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -80.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £333
% change year-on-year -10.25% +17.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

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 144 233 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.90% 51.66% 58.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 +6 2 £120 - 1
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle

PowerShell
Top Related 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Zeppelin
3 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (7.69%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) HDInsight
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Build Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Kafka
1 1 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
1 2 (15.38%) Database Security
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) UAG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Ambari
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (7.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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