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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / East of England
Rank 90 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 33 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 1.45% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 4.06% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 24
Median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £245 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +57.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £29.77
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.02%

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
872 838 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.63% 35.74% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 491 533
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 88 61
Median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £36.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.68 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
Hertfordshire +6 13 £400 -3.03% 8
Cambridgeshire +7 11 £440 -2.22% 4
Bedfordshire -6 3 £500 +19.40% 2
Essex -6 3 £425 +54.54% 2
Norfolk +7 2 £575 -
Suffolk -10 1 £500 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.94%) Windows
3 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
5 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (22.06%) DNS
6 15 (22.06%) Windows Server
7 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
8 13 (19.12%) DHCP
8 13 (19.12%) Citrix
8 13 (19.12%) Linux
8 13 (19.12%) ITIL
9 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (16.18%) SCCM
10 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.18%) C#
11 10 (14.71%) .NET
11 10 (14.71%) Firewall
11 10 (14.71%) VMware
11 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (13.24%) Oracle
12 9 (13.24%) SQL
12 9 (13.24%) DevOps
13 8 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (11.76%) IIS
13 8 (11.76%) Dell

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 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) IIS
4 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.88%) Office 365
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.94%) Route 53
5 2 (2.94%) SaaS
6 1 (1.47%) IaaS
6 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) DNS
2 13 (19.12%) DHCP
3 10 (14.71%) Firewall
4 8 (11.76%) Internet
5 6 (8.82%) LDAP
5 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.41%) NAS
8 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.94%) SAN
8 2 (2.94%) SSL
8 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.94%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) VPN
9 1 (1.47%) BGP
9 1 (1.47%) OSPF
9 1 (1.47%) SMTP
9 1 (1.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.94%) DTS
4 2 (2.94%) GIS
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.29%) MSBuild
2 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Consultant
2 9 (13.24%) Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) Release Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.41%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Architect
5 3 (4.41%) DBA
5 3 (4.41%) Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Identity Management Administrator
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Release Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
5 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) WebOps Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.35%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) OAuth
4 4 (5.88%) SAML
5 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.94%) HTML5
5 2 (2.94%) jQuery
5 2 (2.94%) JSON
5 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 1 (1.47%) FastCGI
6 1 (1.47%) LAMP
6 1 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.47%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) SPServices
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Clustering
1 8 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.94%) Life Science
2 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) iPad
3 1 (1.47%) iPhone
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 15 (22.06%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (19.12%) Linux
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.35%) Unix
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) ITIL
3 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.24%) DevOps
5 8 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (11.76%) Release Management
6 7 (10.29%) Identity Management
6 7 (10.29%) MVC
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.41%) High Availability
8 3 (4.41%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (4.41%) Web Development
8 3 (4.41%) Web Operations
9 2 (2.94%) Coaching
9 2 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) C#
2 9 (13.24%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) Tcl
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) MCSA
6 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 2 (2.94%) MCDBA
6 2 (2.94%) MCP
6 2 (2.94%) MOS
6 2 (2.94%) OCP
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCIP
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) CCNP
7 1 (1.47%) CCSP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCITP
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) BitLocker
3 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.88%) Terminal Server
3 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.94%) Docker
5 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) WSUS
3 6 (8.82%) Puppet
4 5 (7.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.41%) SCOM
7 2 (2.94%) Ansible
7 2 (2.94%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.94%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.94%) SCSM
7 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.94%) Terraform
8 1 (1.47%) DameWare
8 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.47%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.47%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Citrix
3 10 (14.71%) VMware
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle
5 8 (11.76%) Dell
5 8 (11.76%) Intel Security
6 7 (10.29%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) Avaya
7 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) AppSense
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco
9 2 (2.94%) IBM
9 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.94%) Veeam
10 1 (1.47%) F5
10 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.47%) Google
10 1 (1.47%) Huawei
10 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
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