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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.47% 1.21% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 4.62% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -21.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £231 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £403 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 188 173 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 27.57% 26.09% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 201 184
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £263 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £10.50 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £76.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 +4 6 £298 -0.83% 1
Malmesbury - 2 £375 -
Corsham - 1 £480 -
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South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Office 365
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) SCCM
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Sophos
6 3 (17.65%) VBScript
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Sysprep
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) BitLocker
7 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
7 2 (11.76%) Skype
7 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010

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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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.76%) Skype
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Designer
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Web Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) BitLocker
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (17.65%) Sysprep
3 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Sophos
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Nintex
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.88%) Dell KACE
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp