Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 November 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 52 51
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 -17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 39 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.84% 1.48% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.54% 3.40% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £250 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +117.39% -65.93%
10th Percentile £277 £213 £106
90th Percentile £331 £274 £123
East Midlands median daily rate £294 £383 £400
% change year-on-year -23.20% -4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 288 235 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 50.53% 43.52% 47.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 138 145
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +4.84% +5.08%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £214
90th Percentile £500 £438 £412
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +23.97% -19.33%
10th Percentile £15.95 £23.83 £10.70
90th Percentile £45.20 £39.63 £44.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% +105.48% -47.86%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Leicestershire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Leicestershire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Leicestershire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Leicester +19 29 £280 +5.66% 2
PowerShell
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 30 (76.92%) Windows
3 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 26 (66.67%) LDAP
5 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
6 22 (56.41%) DNS
6 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
7 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (48.72%) PKI
8 19 (48.72%) IPsec
8 19 (48.72%) Kerberos
8 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (48.72%) Server Virtualisation
8 19 (48.72%) Data Centre
9 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (30.77%) Incident Management
11 11 (28.21%) Migration
11 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (23.08%) SCOrch
14 8 (20.51%) .NET
14 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
15 7 (17.95%) Linux
15 7 (17.95%) SAN
15 7 (17.95%) NetApp
15 7 (17.95%) MVC
15 7 (17.95%) Finance
15 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
15 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
15 7 (17.95%) Web Application Development

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) LDAP
2 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
3 22 (56.41%) DNS
4 19 (48.72%) IPsec
4 19 (48.72%) Kerberos
5 7 (17.95%) SAN
6 5 (12.82%) Internet
7 3 (7.69%) DHCP
7 3 (7.69%) LAN
7 3 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory Specialist
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Build Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
2 7 (17.95%) Entity Framework
3 6 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Data Centre
1 19 (48.72%) PKI
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) EPoS
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Server Virtualisation
2 12 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 11 (28.21%) Migration
4 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
5 7 (17.95%) Runbook
5 7 (17.95%) Web Application Development
6 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.38%) Proactive Management
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) NetApp
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) HP