The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.90% 0.89% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.24% 3.17% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +0.67% +6.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
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 Nottingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 170 126 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 47.35% 28.13% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 71 142
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Nottingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Nottingham

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

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (43.75%) Docker
4 7 (43.75%) Terraform
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Microservices
5 6 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (25.00%) VMS
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) IIS
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Consul
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
9 2 (12.50%) TeamCity

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) VMS
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (43.75%) Terraform
3 3 (18.75%) Consul
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) F5