The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.98% - 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £375 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -10.25% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 28 42 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 27.45% 25.30% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 39
Median daily rate £350 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.54 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Luton

PowerShell
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible