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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 37 34 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.06% 2.19% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 7.14% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £275 £388 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -24.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £378 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £398 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £399 £340
% change year-on-year -12.22% +17.27%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 129 112 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 34.22% 30.68% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 85 93
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £444 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -42.10%  
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Northamptonshire

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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 3 months to 22 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
Northampton -6 4 £275 - 1
PowerShell
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Boomi
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Power BI
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SSIS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) SAP