Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 55 68
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 30 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.09% 1.34% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 3.64% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 3
Swindon median daily rate £415 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.16% +5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £318
90th Percentile £500 £383 £409
Wiltshire median daily rate £415 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +12.16% +5.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Swindon median hourly rate - £21.00 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £21.00 -

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 Swindon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 270 247 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 36.83% 36.81% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 183 153
Swindon median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £301
90th Percentile £590 £530 £475
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £363 £355
% change year-on-year +10.34% +2.11% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -19.23% +11.97%
10th Percentile £26.25 £18.50 £18.05
90th Percentile £31.15 £24.70 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -20.27% +13.85% +14.04%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Swindon

PowerShell
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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Swindon

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

1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) Migration
5 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (36.67%) Office 365
7 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) JSON
10 5 (16.67%) DevOps
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (13.33%) Nagios
11 4 (13.33%) McAfee
11 4 (13.33%) SAS
11 4 (13.33%) VMS

PowerShell
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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) SAS
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) IaaS
2 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Data Lake
1 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (13.33%) HDInsight
2 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Office 365 Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (13.33%) VMS
8 1 (3.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Database Security
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (3.33%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible
1 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (13.33%) Nagios
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
1 4 (13.33%) Terraform
1 4 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Dell KACE
3 4 (13.33%) McAfee
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Trustwave