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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 102 106 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 1.28% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 3.63% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 36
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £224 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+35.84% +2.73%
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
867 1046 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.93% 35.11% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 636 666
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 59 69
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Hertfordshire +11 11 £365 -1.44% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 9 £475 +46.15% 5
Essex +4 4 £350 +55.55% 1
Norfolk -1 2 £425 +70.00%
Bedfordshire +1 1 £450 +50.00% 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 19 (39.58%) SCCM
5 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (25.00%) ITIL
8 12 (25.00%) VMware
9 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
10 10 (20.83%) Puppet
10 10 (20.83%) SAN
11 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (18.75%) Citrix
11 9 (18.75%) Linux
12 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 8 (16.67%) SQL
12 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 8 (16.67%) Windows 10
13 7 (14.58%) DevOps
13 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
13 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (14.58%) Migration
13 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
13 7 (14.58%) Unix
13 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (14.58%) HP
14 6 (12.50%) DHCP
14 6 (12.50%) DNS

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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) DHCP
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) NAS
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.17%) GIS
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) MSI
4 1 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) NUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Consultant
2 7 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Backup Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Email Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) PKI
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) Linux
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 7 (14.58%) Unix
7 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.08%) VMS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) DevOps
2 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (4.17%) High Availability
6 2 (4.17%) Information Security
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) VBScript
3 4 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCSA
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.25%) MCITP
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (4.17%) CISSP
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) VCP5
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) Docker
4 3 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) SCCM
2 10 (20.83%) Puppet
3 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.42%) Ansible
4 5 (10.42%) SCOM
5 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (6.25%) Bacula
7 2 (4.17%) Cobbler
7 2 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.08%) vRealize
8 1 (2.08%) WSUS
8 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) Symantec
6 5 (10.42%) Intel Security
7 4 (8.33%) Dell
7 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.25%) Avaya
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco
8 3 (6.25%) Cognos
8 3 (6.25%) CommVault
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) AppSense
9 2 (4.17%) Splunk
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.08%) Wyse
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