Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 January 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.75% 1.04% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.03% 2.29% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 16
Somerset median daily rate £419 £273 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.67% -31.88% +88.24%
South West median daily rate £410 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +21.48% -15.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £24.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% -78.00% +8.11%

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 185 218 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.11% 45.13% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 120 194
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -1.75% +9.62%
10th Percentile £260 £220 £263
90th Percentile £513 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 44 32
Somerset median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -8.57% +20.19%
10th Percentile £23.28 £31.80 £39.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £43.75 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.75 £41.12
% change year-on-year -1.89% -3.33% +17.49%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Somerset

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Bath -7 6 £419 +53.67% 2
Taunton - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (46.15%) PaaS
5 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (46.15%) Puppet
5 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (46.15%) IaaS
5 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) Identity Management
5 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 6 (46.15%) VMS
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (46.15%) Operations Management
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) C#

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (46.15%) IaaS
3 6 (46.15%) PaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) VMS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) Identity Management
4 6 (46.15%) Operations Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware