Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 43 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.78% 0.70% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.94% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £445 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.92% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £21.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +2.21% +5.00%

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 96 155 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.50% 36.38% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 96 93
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -7.86% +11.55%
10th Percentile £279 £204 £263
90th Percentile £438 £434 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%
10th Percentile £40.25 £30.55 £9.43
90th Percentile £49.75 £35.85 £18.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.53% +3.16% +9.20%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Tamworth - 1 £365 -
PowerShell
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Kaseya
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Kaseya
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat