The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 30 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.29% 0.25% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 0.45% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £382 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
PowerShell
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 222 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.65% 54.81% 47.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 135 106
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £62.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Clustering
4 6 (54.55%) WSUS
5 5 (45.45%) LDAP
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
6 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (36.36%) PKI
7 3 (27.27%) OAuth
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (27.27%) SAML
7 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) DTS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Management Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) OAuth
1 3 (27.27%) SAML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Database Security
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCDBA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) OCP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) WSUS
2 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos