Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 58 77
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 125 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.98% 1.98% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.36% 5.85% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 6 15
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £396 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +14.78% -4.17%
10th Percentile £325 £279 £243
90th Percentile £575 £463 £460
South West median daily rate £425 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +14.86% +13.85% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.78 £47.50
% change year-on-year -9.74% -18.37% -

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 614 359 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 34.26% 33.93% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 227 237
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £269
90th Percentile £650 £618 £513
South West median daily rate £450 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +10.43% +8.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 7 16
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £20.50 £29.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.50 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -1.76% +1.19%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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
Corsham +3 44 £494 +34.54% 2
Salisbury - 38 £425 - 2
Swindon -23 21 £363 -3.33%
Chippenham - 6 £330 -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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.

1 100 (80.00%) Windows
2 84 (67.20%) Security Cleared
3 60 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 59 (47.20%) SC Cleared
5 56 (44.80%) VMware
6 50 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 44 (35.20%) SCCM
8 41 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (29.60%) DV Cleared
10 35 (28.00%) Active Directory
11 34 (27.20%) ITIL
12 33 (26.40%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (24.80%) Software Engineering
15 30 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
15 30 (24.00%) Cisco
16 29 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (21.60%) Confluence
17 27 (21.60%) vCenter Server
18 26 (20.80%) Infrastructure Automation
18 26 (20.80%) Compatibility Testing
18 26 (20.80%) Software Distribution
19 24 (19.20%) Linux
20 23 (18.40%) PowerCLI
20 23 (18.40%) Data Centre
20 23 (18.40%) Deployment Automation
21 22 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 22 (17.60%) JIRA
21 22 (17.60%) Reverse Engineering
21 22 (17.60%) Windows 7

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 27 (21.60%) Confluence
2 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.20%) Office 365
3 8 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) DNS
2 10 (8.00%) DHCP
3 8 (6.40%) SAN
4 7 (5.60%) FTP
4 7 (5.60%) HTTP
4 7 (5.60%) SMTP
4 7 (5.60%) SSH
5 5 (4.00%) WebEx
6 4 (3.20%) Firewall
7 3 (2.40%) Intranet
8 2 (1.60%) Internet
8 2 (1.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.80%) LAN
9 1 (0.80%) Skype
9 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.80%) VLAN
9 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) DB2
2 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.60%) MS Access
2 2 (1.60%) MySQL
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (17.60%) JIRA
2 20 (16.00%) Bitbucket
3 14 (11.20%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.20%) MSI
4 13 (10.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.80%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.80%) Automation Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) Applications Packager
4 13 (10.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) PowerShell Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.60%) Administrator
9 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared Application Packager
10 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) IT Administrator
10 6 (4.80%) IT Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.00%) Developer
11 5 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) REST
2 12 (9.60%) Software Packaging
3 9 (7.20%) Web Services
4 7 (5.60%) JSON
4 7 (5.60%) JSP
4 7 (5.60%) SOAP
4 7 (5.60%) XML
5 5 (4.00%) .NET
5 5 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.00%) WCF
6 3 (2.40%) CSS
6 3 (2.40%) HTML
6 3 (2.40%) KML
6 3 (2.40%) WF
6 3 (2.40%) XMPP
7 2 (1.60%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.60%) Kafka
7 2 (1.60%) LDAP
8 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.80%) PKI
4 4 (3.20%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 100 (80.00%) Windows
2 50 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (19.20%) Linux
5 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
6 21 (16.80%) Windows 10
7 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.40%) Solaris
8 3 (2.40%) Unix
9 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.60%) zOS
10 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) ITIL
2 33 (26.40%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.80%) Software Engineering
5 26 (20.80%) Compatibility Testing
5 26 (20.80%) Infrastructure Automation
5 26 (20.80%) Software Distribution
6 23 (18.40%) Deployment Automation
7 22 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (17.60%) Reverse Engineering
8 19 (15.20%) DevOps
9 16 (12.80%) Service Management
10 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
10 14 (11.20%) Customer Engagement
10 14 (11.20%) NsoIT
10 14 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (10.40%) Application Packaging
11 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
12 12 (9.60%) Change Management
12 12 (9.60%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.40%) Python
2 17 (13.60%) Java
3 13 (10.40%) C#
4 9 (7.20%) C
5 7 (5.60%) C++
6 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.00%) SQL
7 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.80%) Ruby
8 1 (0.80%) VB
8 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (67.20%) Security Cleared
2 59 (47.20%) SC Cleared
3 37 (29.60%) DV Cleared
4 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (15.20%) MCSA
5 19 (15.20%) MCSE
5 19 (15.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (14.40%) CCNA
6 18 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (7.20%) OCA
7 9 (7.20%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (6.40%) CCENT
9 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) HMG Infosec
1 7 (5.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (5.60%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.20%) NCSC
System Software
1 41 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (9.60%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.40%) Firmware
7 4 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.40%) Docker
8 3 (2.40%) vSphere
9 2 (1.60%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 44 (35.20%) SCCM
2 27 (21.60%) vCenter Server
3 23 (18.40%) PowerCLI
4 11 (8.80%) WSUS
5 5 (4.00%) Ansible
5 5 (4.00%) SCOM
6 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.40%) Terraform
8 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (44.80%) VMware
3 30 (24.00%) Cisco
4 21 (16.80%) Atlassian
5 18 (14.40%) Oracle
6 12 (9.60%) Citrix
7 11 (8.80%) HP
8 7 (5.60%) Remedy
9 6 (4.80%) McAfee
9 6 (4.80%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.00%) Google
10 5 (4.00%) Proofpoint
11 1 (0.80%) Altiris
11 1 (0.80%) F5
11 1 (0.80%) Juniper
11 1 (0.80%) Sophos
11 1 (0.80%) Veeam