Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 59 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 36 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.86% 2.41% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.70% 7.67% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £415 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +4.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £267
90th Percentile £500 £575 £425
South West median daily rate £410 £338 £374
% change year-on-year +21.48% -9.82% -6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £21.00 -
South West median hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year -5.68% -78.00% +8.11%

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 371 404 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 29.49% 31.42% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 280 267
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £302 £275 £275
90th Percentile £535 £530 £471
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.27% +13.85% +14.04%
10th Percentile £26.25 £18.50 £18.05
90th Percentile £39.95 £65.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

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 21 November 2017.

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
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 21 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
Swindon +16 29 £415 +12.16% 2
Corsham -4 2 £478 -11.57%
Malmesbury -5 1 £375 +17.19%
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
6 12 (33.33%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Migration
7 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
7 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (27.78%) Office 365
9 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) JSON
10 7 (19.44%) VPN
10 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) DevOps
12 5 (13.89%) Puppet
12 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (11.11%) PaaS
13 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
13 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
13 4 (11.11%) IaaS
13 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO

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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) SAS
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Office 365
3 4 (11.11%) IaaS
3 4 (11.11%) PaaS
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Skype
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Lake
1 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 4 (11.11%) HDInsight
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Chocolatey
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Administrator
1 5 (13.89%) Consultant
1 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (13.89%) Migration Specialist
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365 Specialist
2 4 (11.11%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (11.11%) VMS
8 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.78%) CentOS
10 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Database Security
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Ansible
2 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (11.11%) Nagios
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.11%) Terraform
2 4 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Dell KACE
3 4 (11.11%) McAfee
3 4 (11.11%) NetApp
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Nintex
5 1 (2.78%) Trustwave