The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 22 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.53% 1.15% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 4.00% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +0.67% +6.42%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 121 100 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 37.12% 28.82% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 74 54
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £44.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +119.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Swindon over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Swindon region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Sophos
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (30.00%) Sysprep
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Sophos
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix