Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 January 2019 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 35 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.97% 0.37% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.47% 0.97% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £330 £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +55.56% -
10th Percentile £245 £513 £316
90th Percentile £387 £538 £344
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £389 £340
% change year-on-year +9.32% +14.34% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 - £21.47

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 118 103 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 46.83% 38.43% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 98
Staffordshire median daily rate £373 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £209
90th Percentile £463 £438 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +34.04% -22.95%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £290 - 4
PowerShell
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Riak
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) Database Security
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (20.00%) Gradle
5 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (20.00%) Ant
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) SQL

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Riak
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Archiva
3 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Production DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Release Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Release Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (20.00%) Database Security
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Shavlik
2 1 (10.00%) VMware