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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.67% 0.74% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 1.65% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +56.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -3.84% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +14.66% +51.51%  

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 110 121 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 56.70% 44.98% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 92
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +16.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.50 £32.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Bath +11 9 £350 -12.50% 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Release Management
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Nagios
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Ruby
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (16.67%) Sybase
9 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio

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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 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) MSBuild
3 2 (11.11%) MSTest
3 2 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
1 7 (38.89%) Release Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Service Design
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Samba
4 1 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Webmin
2 1 (5.56%) Xymon
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Sybase
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago