The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 101 86 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 65 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.28% 2.11% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 5.51% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 62
Median daily rate £363 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% +3.26%
PowerShell
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
962 1179 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.42% 38.20% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 704 793
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 65 51
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £24.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire +4 8 £200 -33.33% 1
Norfolk +3 8 £375 +27.65%
Cambridgeshire +24 7 £400 +60.00% 6
Essex -8 5 £350 +21.73% 1
Hertfordshire -25 4 £375 -11.76% 4
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 44 (77.19%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
4 24 (42.11%) SCCM
5 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (35.09%) VMware
7 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (24.56%) Linux
10 14 (24.56%) Citrix
11 13 (22.81%) HP
11 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
11 13 (22.81%) ITIL
11 13 (22.81%) Puppet
12 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (21.05%) Dell
13 11 (19.30%) DevOps
14 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (17.54%) DNS
14 10 (17.54%) SAN
14 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (15.79%) DHCP
15 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
15 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (15.79%) Finance
15 9 (15.79%) vSphere
15 9 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
16 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) IIS
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.51%) Route 53
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) DNS
1 10 (17.54%) SAN
2 9 (15.79%) DHCP
3 5 (8.77%) Firewall
4 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.26%) Internet
4 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) LDAP
4 3 (5.26%) NAS
4 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) SSL
6 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.02%) GIS
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.75%) DTS
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.51%) MSI
3 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) DBA
6 3 (5.26%) Release Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Email Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) PowerShell Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.02%) PKI
2 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) CMDB
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (77.19%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (24.56%) Linux
6 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
7 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.02%) Unix
9 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.75%) Solaris
10 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.75%) VMS
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps
3 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (10.53%) MVC
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.02%) Change Control
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security
8 3 (5.26%) High Availability
8 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Web Operations
9 2 (3.51%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (3.51%) SOLID
9 2 (3.51%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) VBScript
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) CISSP
2 4 (7.02%) MCSA
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) CCNA
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (1.75%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.75%) OCP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.75%) VCP5
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 9 (15.79%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) Docker
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.51%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (42.11%) SCCM
2 13 (22.81%) Puppet
3 7 (12.28%) Backup Exec
3 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.53%) Ansible
5 5 (8.77%) SCOM
6 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.51%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.75%) vRealize
8 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Citrix
4 13 (22.81%) HP
5 12 (21.05%) Dell
6 7 (12.28%) Avaya
7 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.77%) Intel Security
8 4 (7.02%) Oracle
8 4 (7.02%) Symantec
9 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco
9 3 (5.26%) Cognos
9 3 (5.26%) CommVault
9 3 (5.26%) NetApp
10 2 (3.51%) AppSense
11 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.75%) Splunk
11 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
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