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 3 months to 24 June 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.13% 0.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46 53 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 39.32% 29.94% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 45
Median daily rate £335 £310 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -15.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +125.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Staffordshire

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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 3 months to 24 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 6 £325 - 2
PowerShell
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Dashboard Development
2 4 (57.14%) Power BI
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (57.14%) Information Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) HOOD
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) React
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML

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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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Power BI
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Dashboard Development
1 4 (57.14%) Information Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) HOOD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft