Period
to 23 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.26% 1.91% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 4.56% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £120 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +316.67% -70.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £458 £115 £370
90th Percentile £525 £329 £548
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.25% - -

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 227 285 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.83% 41.91% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 178 225
Gloucestershire median daily rate £406 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +1.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £284
90th Percentile £563 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £369
% change year-on-year +6.38% +1.97% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £43.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +1.75% +0.59%
10th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £48.75 £46.97
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £41.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +0.60% -1.19% +13.51%

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
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 May 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 -1 2 - - 3
Cheltenham -11 1 £450 +275.00% 1
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Documentum
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat