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 24 June 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 / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 26 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.21% 4.43% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.21% 15.04% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +53.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 111 113 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.66% 29.43% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 79
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £187.50 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.03% +186.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -3 8 £450 +5.88% 1
PowerShell
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (58.33%) Metadata Management
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (58.33%) SAP
4 7 (58.33%) Classic ASP
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (58.33%) VBA
4 7 (58.33%) VB6
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3

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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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Metadata Management
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) VB
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) VB6
3 7 (58.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Control-M
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy