Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 57 55
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 83 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.29% 2.71% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.22% 9.86% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £408 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +20.74% -
10th Percentile £366 £296 £250
90th Percentile £575 £490 £576
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £325
% change year-on-year +4.94% +24.62% -12.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - £21.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £20.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +107.23% -3.49% -78.50%

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 482 345 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.70% 27.47% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 241 273
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.34% +1.71%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £265
90th Percentile £600 £500 £513
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.90% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 17
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £38.15 £26.45 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.15 £77.05
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.15 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.28% +4.18% +0.64%

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 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Corsham +26 35 £463 -3.14% 3
Salisbury - 25 £450 - 5
Swindon -26 12 £450 +9.76%
Trowbridge - 2 - - 1
PowerShell
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 66 (79.52%) Security Cleared
2 61 (73.49%) Windows
3 51 (61.45%) SC Cleared
4 39 (46.99%) VMware
5 34 (40.96%) Windows Server
6 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (34.94%) DV Cleared
8 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
9 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
11 23 (27.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (26.51%) Atlassian
13 21 (25.30%) Cisco
14 19 (22.89%) SCCM
15 18 (21.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (21.69%) Confluence
15 18 (21.69%) vCenter Server
15 18 (21.69%) JIRA
16 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
16 17 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (20.48%) Reverse Engineering
16 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
17 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (18.07%) MSI
18 15 (18.07%) ITIL
18 15 (18.07%) Finance
19 14 (16.87%) Microsoft App-V
19 14 (16.87%) Linux
19 14 (16.87%) Software Distribution
19 14 (16.87%) Compatibility Testing

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 18 (21.69%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.23%) PaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Firewall
2 5 (6.02%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.20%) Skype
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 18 (21.69%) JIRA
2 15 (18.07%) MSI
3 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.41%) Ant
4 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JMeter
5 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Applications Packager
3 13 (15.66%) PowerShell Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Applications Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared Application Packager
6 6 (7.23%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.61%) PowerShell Developer
9 3 (3.61%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) JSON
2 10 (12.05%) JSP
2 10 (12.05%) REST
2 10 (12.05%) SOAP
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
2 10 (12.05%) XML
3 8 (9.64%) .NET
4 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.02%) Entity Framework
4 5 (6.02%) WCF
5 2 (2.41%) KML
5 2 (2.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.41%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.20%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.23%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) RIA
6 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (73.49%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.87%) Linux
6 12 (14.46%) Windows 10
6 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) Debian
7 2 (2.41%) Solaris
7 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
3 23 (27.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (20.48%) Reverse Engineering
5 15 (18.07%) ITIL
6 14 (16.87%) Compatibility Testing
6 14 (16.87%) Software Distribution
7 12 (14.46%) Critical Thinking
7 12 (14.46%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (14.46%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.46%) Service Management
7 12 (14.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (12.05%) DSDM
8 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (12.05%) Information Security
8 10 (12.05%) IT Strategy
8 10 (12.05%) NsoIT
8 10 (12.05%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) C
1 13 (15.66%) Python
2 12 (14.46%) Java
3 10 (12.05%) C++
4 6 (7.23%) C#
5 3 (3.61%) SQL
5 3 (3.61%) VBScript
6 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (79.52%) Security Cleared
2 51 (61.45%) SC Cleared
3 29 (34.94%) DV Cleared
4 13 (15.66%) CCNA
4 13 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (15.66%) MCSE
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (14.46%) MCSA
5 12 (14.46%) OCA
5 12 (14.46%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (14.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) MCDST
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) HMG Infosec
1 10 (12.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 10 (12.05%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.23%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) SCCM
2 18 (21.69%) vCenter Server
3 12 (14.46%) PowerCLI
4 6 (7.23%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.82%) WSUS
6 3 (3.61%) SCOM
7 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.20%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.20%) Puppet
7 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.20%) Terraform
7 1 (1.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) VMware
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.51%) Atlassian
4 21 (25.30%) Cisco
5 13 (15.66%) Oracle
6 7 (8.43%) Juniper
7 6 (7.23%) McAfee
7 6 (7.23%) Remedy
7 6 (7.23%) Splunk
7 6 (7.23%) Veeam
8 4 (4.82%) SAP
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix
9 2 (2.41%) Dell
9 2 (2.41%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.41%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.20%) F5
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.20%) Symantec