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 3 months to 29 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.60% 5.60% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 10.45% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £255 £280 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.92% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £235 £213 £249
90th Percentile £281 £282 £271
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £277
% change year-on-year - +35.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 148 134 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 56.70% 53.60% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 206 208
Leicestershire median daily rate £315 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
10th Percentile £263 £183 £128
90th Percentile £500 £469 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% +100.00%  
10th Percentile £25.30 £39.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £44.20 £39.00 £26.30
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +13.63% +141.09%  

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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

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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

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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

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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 3 months to 29 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
Leicester -9 8 £253 -9.82% 3
PowerShell
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (75.00%) VBScript
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (70.00%) LAN
3 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Dell
3 14 (70.00%) SCCM
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (65.00%) DNS
4 13 (65.00%) DHCP
4 13 (65.00%) IIS
4 13 (65.00%) EPoS
4 13 (65.00%) HP
5 12 (60.00%) Wireless
5 12 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (30.00%) Retail
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Sun
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) NetApp
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce

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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 13 (65.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LAN
1 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (65.00%) DHCP
2 13 (65.00%) DNS
3 12 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (60.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Dell
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
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