The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 50 42 50
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.56% 2.74% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 8.49% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Median daily rate £355 £375 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -14.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £350 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -12.50% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 187 212 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 29.26% 32.27% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 143 94
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £444 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +99.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.43 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Wiltshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Wiltshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Wiltshire

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Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Swindon -9 5 £375 -
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) SCCM
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) Workflow
5 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Puppet
6 6 (22.22%) Ansible
7 5 (18.52%) Sophos
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Python
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) Docker
7 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (18.52%) PKI
7 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
7 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (18.52%) Packer
7 5 (18.52%) Terraform
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) Confluence
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (11.11%) PowerPivot
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (18.52%) AWS Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) PKI
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) CESG
3 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Workflow
2 5 (18.52%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Database Security
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) VBScript
4 3 (11.11%) C
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (18.52%) Packer
3 5 (18.52%) Terraform
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (11.11%) PowerCLI
4 3 (11.11%) Sysprep
5 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Sophos
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Nintex
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam