The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 27 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.20% 1.90% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 6.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 34 44 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 27.20% 27.85% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 33
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Middlesex

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (37.50%) PlayStation
3 3 (37.50%) Xbox
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (37.50%) PlayStation
1 3 (37.50%) Xbox
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle