Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 61 61
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 +17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.51% 1.64% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 3.13% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Gloucestershire median daily rate £429 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.92% -23.53% +0.89%
10th Percentile £402 £122 £350
90th Percentile £525 £479 £588
South West median daily rate £408 £338 £390
% change year-on-year +20.74% -13.46% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year -23.91% - -

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 217 415 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 36.29% 52.20% 50.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 260 236
Gloucestershire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £300 £277 £255
90th Percentile £563 £563 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -20.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23.25 £25.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £47.50 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -3.75% -4.31% +16.11%

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 24 February 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
Cheltenham +4 1 £450 +275.00% 1
Cirencester +1 1 £400 -27.27% 1
Gloucester 0 1 - -
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Email Migration

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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (11.11%) Documentum
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Migration Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Email Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware