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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 35 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.67% 3.26% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 7.84% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Median daily rate £438 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £228 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+41.92% -11.86%
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
158 153 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.89% 41.58% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 113 115
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) SCOM
5 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Cobbler

PowerShell
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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Email Migration Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) VCP5
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Cobbler
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp