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 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.

Windows PowerShell
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.72% 1.07% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 2.48% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £255 £290 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.06% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 121 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 53.74% 43.21% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 74 85
Median daily rate £320 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.60 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Leicester - 4 £253 - 2
Hinckley -1 1 £300 +3.44%
PowerShell
East Midlands

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

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) VBScript
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (76.92%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 10 (76.92%) Wireless
4 9 (69.23%) SCCM
4 9 (69.23%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 9 (69.23%) Dell
4 9 (69.23%) IIS
4 9 (69.23%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (61.54%) EPoS
6 6 (46.15%) Sun
7 5 (38.46%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
9 2 (15.38%) VB
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) VMware
9 2 (15.38%) Migration
10 1 (7.69%) Chat Support

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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 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) Wireless
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Migration Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Chat Support
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) VBScript
2 2 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) Dell
4 6 (46.15%) Sun
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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