Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 88 108
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 +48
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 113 125 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.00% 2.19% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 5.37% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 78
South West median daily rate £410 £338 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% -9.82% -6.44%
10th Percentile £251 £251 £261
90th Percentile £488 £506 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
South West median hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.68% -78.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.50 £95.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £25.00 £105.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +57.14% +24.44% -30.77%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2148 2328 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.04% 40.80% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1510 1692
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £493
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 142 170
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%
10th Percentile £17.80 £20.05 £26.10
90th Percentile £50.20 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Bristol -9 48 £350 +7.69% 13
Wiltshire +1 36 £415 +13.31% 3
Somerset +2 11 £438 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 10 £425 +17.24% 3
Devon +1 4 £225 - 1
Dorset +2 2 - - 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 59 (52.21%) Windows
2 52 (46.02%) Microsoft
3 41 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (34.51%) Windows Server
5 38 (33.63%) Active Directory
6 33 (29.20%) Office 365
7 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (23.01%) .NET
8 24 (21.24%) C#
8 24 (21.24%) Migration
9 23 (20.35%) VMware
9 23 (20.35%) SQL
9 23 (20.35%) DevOps
10 21 (18.58%) Windows 7
11 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (16.81%) Linux
13 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
13 18 (15.93%) Finance
14 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
14 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
15 15 (13.27%) DNS
15 15 (13.27%) Windows 10
16 14 (12.39%) DHCP
16 14 (12.39%) Hyper-V
17 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio Team System
17 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (10.62%) Citrix
18 11 (9.73%) ITIL
19 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
20 9 (7.96%) SCCM

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
1 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.19%) IIS
5 6 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.31%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.54%) SAS
7 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 41 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (29.20%) Office 365
3 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.31%) IaaS
5 5 (4.42%) PaaS
6 3 (2.65%) SaaS
7 2 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) DNS
2 14 (12.39%) DHCP
3 7 (6.19%) VPN
4 6 (5.31%) Firewall
5 5 (4.42%) Extranet
5 5 (4.42%) Intranet
5 5 (4.42%) SAN
5 5 (4.42%) Skype
6 4 (3.54%) NAS
6 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.65%) VLAN
8 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.77%) LAN
8 2 (1.77%) SMS
8 2 (1.77%) WAN
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.88%) Internet
9 1 (0.88%) LDAP
9 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.54%) HDInsight
4 3 (2.65%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Power BI
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.88%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.54%) MSI
6 3 (2.65%) Ant
6 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.65%) WiX
7 2 (1.77%) Chocolatey
7 2 (1.77%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) MSTest
8 1 (0.88%) NUnit
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) Developer
3 11 (9.73%) Analyst
4 7 (6.19%) .NET Developer
4 7 (6.19%) Administrator
4 7 (6.19%) Consultant
4 7 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (5.31%) Migration Specialist
5 6 (5.31%) Office 365 Specialist
5 6 (5.31%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.54%) Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (2.65%) Azure Architect
8 3 (2.65%) IT Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.01%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) JSON
3 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.19%) XML
4 6 (5.31%) RESTful
5 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.42%) Durandal
5 5 (4.42%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (4.42%) React
5 5 (4.42%) WCF
5 5 (4.42%) WinForms
6 4 (3.54%) CSS
6 4 (3.54%) HTML
7 3 (2.65%) REST
7 3 (2.65%) Software Packaging
7 3 (2.65%) Web Services
8 2 (1.77%) jQuery
8 2 (1.77%) XSLT
9 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Replication
1 6 (5.31%) User Experience
2 5 (4.42%) Clustering
2 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) RIA
4 2 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (52.21%) Windows
2 39 (34.51%) Windows Server
3 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (18.58%) Windows 7
5 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (16.81%) Linux
7 15 (13.27%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.54%) CentOS
10 4 (3.54%) VMS
11 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Migration
2 23 (20.35%) DevOps
3 11 (9.73%) ITIL
4 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.08%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.19%) Load Testing
8 6 (5.31%) TDD
9 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.42%) Release Management
9 5 (4.42%) Web Development
10 4 (3.54%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.54%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.54%) Regression Testing
10 4 (3.54%) SDLC
10 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.54%) Workflow
11 3 (2.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.24%) C#
2 23 (20.35%) SQL
3 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.19%) Python
5 5 (4.42%) VBScript
6 4 (3.54%) Java
6 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.65%) Perl
7 3 (2.65%) PHP
8 2 (1.77%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) Tcl
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.88%) CEH
4 1 (0.88%) CISM
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (33.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.39%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.65%) Samba
4 3 (2.65%) Squid
4 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.77%) Docker
5 2 (1.77%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.77%) vSphere
5 2 (1.77%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) LXC
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCCM
2 7 (6.19%) Nagios
3 6 (5.31%) Puppet
3 6 (5.31%) WSUS
4 5 (4.42%) Ansible
5 4 (3.54%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.54%) SCOM
5 4 (3.54%) Terraform
6 3 (2.65%) Webmin
6 3 (2.65%) Xymon
7 2 (1.77%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.77%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 52 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.35%) VMware
3 12 (10.62%) Citrix
4 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.54%) Dell KACE
5 4 (3.54%) IBM
5 4 (3.54%) McAfee
5 4 (3.54%) NetApp
5 4 (3.54%) Nintex
6 3 (2.65%) Cisco
6 3 (2.65%) HP
6 3 (2.65%) Veeam
6 3 (2.65%) Veritas
7 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.77%) Dell
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle
8 1 (0.88%) BT
8 1 (0.88%) Intel
8 1 (0.88%) Lotus
8 1 (0.88%) Pegasus