Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 56 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.30% 0.96% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 2.39% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £176 £365 £358
90th Percentile £444 £423 £479
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £300 £314
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.38% +67.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.44 - -

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 297 251 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 37.93% 40.03% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 171 225
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £309 £270 £288
90th Percentile £575 £531 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £10.59 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.21% -32.79% -
10th Percentile £14.49 £10.29 £12.15
90th Percentile £15.46 £12.18 £38.15
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.57% +20.77% +75.68%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -2 8 £400 - 1
Kettering - 4 - - 1
Daventry - 1 - -
PowerShell
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (38.89%) SCCM
5 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) MCSE
6 6 (33.33%) WSUS
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Antivirus Management
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
7 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) VB
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) Symantec
8 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
8 4 (22.22%) AdminStudio
8 4 (22.22%) Project Management

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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Skype
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
3 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) AdminStudio
1 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Administrator
1 2 (11.11%) Developer
1 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Field Support Technician
1 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
1 2 (11.11%) Site Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) DBA
2 1 (5.56%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Antivirus Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Document Management
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCITP
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
3 3 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (16.67%) BitLocker
5 2 (11.11%) Docker
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) WSUS
3 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (22.22%) ThinApp
4 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Puppet
4 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.56%) Control-M
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) McAfee
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 2 (11.11%) Sophos
7 1 (5.56%) BMC
7 1 (5.56%) Civica
7 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) ESRI
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) SAP