Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 48 63
Rank change year-on-year +30 +15 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 132 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.31% 3.30% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.32% 10.79% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £456 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.28% +10.81% +5.71%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £500 £576
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £328
% change year-on-year +4.94% +23.66% -18.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 0 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - £21.00
10th Percentile £38.80 - £18.50
90th Percentile £49.43 - £24.70
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +141.43% -20.45% -78.00%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 566 380 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.34% 30.55% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 270 277
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £621 £531 £531
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% +18.46%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.25 £18.65
90th Percentile £49.13 £41.95 £68.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Wiltshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Wiltshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PowerShell in Wiltshire

PowerShell
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 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Salisbury - 53 £450 - 4
Corsham +27 44 £550 +15.18% 2
Swindon -25 20 £445 +9.20% 4
Trowbridge - 3 £463 -
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 105 (79.55%) Security Cleared
2 87 (65.91%) Windows
3 78 (59.09%) SC Cleared
4 54 (40.91%) VMware
5 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
6 52 (39.39%) DV Cleared
7 46 (34.85%) Windows Server
8 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (29.55%) Software Engineering
10 38 (28.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 34 (25.76%) Active Directory
12 33 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (23.48%) SCCM
14 30 (22.73%) Linux
15 28 (21.21%) Finance
15 28 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (20.45%) Atlassian
16 27 (20.45%) JSON
16 27 (20.45%) Python
16 27 (20.45%) Cisco
17 26 (19.70%) C
17 26 (19.70%) Java
17 26 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (19.70%) Critical Thinking
18 25 (18.94%) Windows 7
18 25 (18.94%) ITIL
19 24 (18.18%) DSDM
19 24 (18.18%) JSP
19 24 (18.18%) SOAP
19 24 (18.18%) Web Services

PowerShell
Co-occurring 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 22 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (8.33%) Office 365
2 6 (4.55%) PaaS
3 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) Firewall
2 6 (4.55%) DNS
3 3 (2.27%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.27%) VPN
4 2 (1.52%) DHCP
4 2 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.76%) FCoE
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Skype
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 22 (16.67%) JIRA
1 22 (16.67%) MSI
2 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Banking
3 8 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.30%) Electronics
4 7 (5.30%) Marketing
4 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (18.94%) Architect
3 21 (15.91%) Applications Packager
3 21 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (15.15%) Automation Engineer
5 19 (14.39%) PowerShell Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Applications Architect
7 9 (6.82%) Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) DV Cleared Application Packager
8 8 (6.06%) Developer
9 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.30%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
11 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
12 4 (3.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.03%) PowerShell Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.45%) JSON
2 24 (18.18%) JSP
2 24 (18.18%) SOAP
2 24 (18.18%) Web Services
2 24 (18.18%) XML
3 11 (8.33%) REST
4 7 (5.30%) .NET
5 5 (3.79%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.79%) Entity Framework
5 5 (3.79%) Software Packaging
5 5 (3.79%) WCF
6 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.52%) KML
6 2 (1.52%) React
7 1 (0.76%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.76%) DCOM
7 1 (0.76%) Flash
7 1 (0.76%) OAuth
7 1 (0.76%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.79%) PKI
5 3 (2.27%) RIA
6 2 (1.52%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 87 (65.91%) Windows
2 46 (34.85%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.73%) Linux
4 28 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (18.94%) Windows 7
6 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (15.15%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.52%) Debian
8 2 (1.52%) Solaris
8 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 38 (28.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (19.70%) Critical Thinking
5 25 (18.94%) ITIL
6 24 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
6 24 (18.18%) DSDM
6 24 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 24 (18.18%) Information Security
6 24 (18.18%) Software Distribution
6 24 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 23 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (17.42%) Reverse Engineering
8 19 (14.39%) Customer Engagement
8 19 (14.39%) Mentoring
8 19 (14.39%) Service Management
8 19 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (11.36%) IT Strategy
9 15 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (9.85%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.45%) Python
2 26 (19.70%) C
2 26 (19.70%) Java
3 24 (18.18%) C++
4 5 (3.79%) C#
4 5 (3.79%) SQL
5 4 (3.03%) VBScript
6 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (79.55%) Security Cleared
2 78 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 52 (39.39%) DV Cleared
4 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (12.12%) CCNA
5 16 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (12.12%) MCSE
6 15 (11.36%) MCSA
6 15 (11.36%) OCA
6 15 (11.36%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.52%) MCAD
7 2 (1.52%) MCPD
7 2 (1.52%) MCSD
7 2 (1.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.76%) Degree
8 1 (0.76%) MCDST
8 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.18%) HMG Infosec
1 24 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.76%) GDPR
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 33 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (9.85%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.06%) VMware NSX
7 5 (3.79%) vSphere
8 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.52%) Docker
10 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 31 (23.48%) SCCM
2 23 (17.42%) vCenter Server
3 15 (11.36%) PowerCLI
4 7 (5.30%) SCOM
5 5 (3.79%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.79%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.03%) WSUS
7 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.52%) Puppet
8 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.76%) Terraform
8 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 54 (40.91%) VMware
2 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.45%) Atlassian
3 27 (20.45%) Cisco
4 16 (12.12%) Oracle
5 9 (6.82%) Juniper
6 8 (6.06%) McAfee
7 7 (5.30%) SAP
8 6 (4.55%) Remedy
9 5 (3.79%) Citrix
9 5 (3.79%) Splunk
9 5 (3.79%) Veeam
10 3 (2.27%) NetApp
11 2 (1.52%) Dell
11 2 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.52%) Google
11 2 (1.52%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.76%) F5
12 1 (0.76%) Facebook
12 1 (0.76%) Sophos