Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 22 October 2018 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 > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 54 46
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 31 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.63% 0.90% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 2.69% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 18
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £278 £353 £350
90th Percentile £451 £519 £520
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - £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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 341 223 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 39.98% 33.48% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 150 216
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £307 £281 £300
90th Percentile £488 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.58% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +122.22%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Northamptonshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Northamptonshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Northamptonshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Northampton -4 20 £400 -11.11% 5
PowerShell
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
5 13 (41.94%) C#
6 12 (38.71%) SAP
6 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (29.03%) K2 blackpearl
8 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (29.03%) SAP Smart Forms
8 9 (29.03%) DevOps
9 8 (25.81%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 7 (22.58%) Puppet
10 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 7 (22.58%) Legal
11 6 (19.35%) DSL
11 6 (19.35%) Change Management
11 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
11 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
11 6 (19.35%) Ansible
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
12 5 (16.13%) Terraform
12 5 (16.13%) Rackspace
12 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
12 5 (16.13%) Linux

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (29.03%) K2 blackpearl
3 8 (25.81%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.45%) IIS
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DSL
2 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) SSH
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) Intranet
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (3.23%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP
3 3 (9.68%) OAuth
3 3 (9.68%) SAML
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Metadata Management
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Document Management
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) VB
5 3 (9.68%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.68%) VB6
5 3 (9.68%) VBA
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) HND
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (22.58%) Puppet
3 6 (19.35%) Ansible
4 5 (16.13%) Terraform
5 3 (9.68%) SCCM
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.23%) logstash
7 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) Rackspace
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Civica
5 1 (3.23%) ESRI
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter