Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 49 56
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.42% 0.79% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.51% 2.13% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Somerset median daily rate £425 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% +6.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £252
90th Percentile £475 £400 £351
South West median daily rate £325 £340 £328
% change year-on-year -4.41% +3.82% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - £100.00

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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 235 188 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 51.88% 37.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 102 173
Somerset median daily rate £400 £365 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +5.19% +6.77%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 54
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.44 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.47% -1.37% +17.39%
10th Percentile £37.75 £30.68 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.33 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +13.51% +2.78%

PowerShell
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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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 +13 13 £425 +6.25% 2
Yeovil - 5 - -
Taunton - 1 £400 -
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Release Management
4 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) Test Management
8 6 (30.00%) C#
9 5 (25.00%) Xymon
9 5 (25.00%) Veeam
9 5 (25.00%) Office 365
9 5 (25.00%) Webmin
9 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (25.00%) PHP
9 5 (25.00%) MySQL
9 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) DNS

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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 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
1 5 (25.00%) Extranet
1 5 (25.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (10.00%) MSTest
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Release Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Build and Release Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Build Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) RIA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) CentOS
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Release Management
3 7 (35.00%) Test Management
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Process Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Release Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Service Design
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) Samba
2 5 (25.00%) Squid
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nagios
1 5 (25.00%) Webmin
1 5 (25.00%) Xymon
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) Veeam
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Sybase
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle