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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / East of England
Rank 88 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 31 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 1.12% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 3.27% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 22
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £208 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +119.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
795 794 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.45% 34.08% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 469 501
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 68
Median hourly rate £41.38 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £413 +6.45% 7
Hertfordshire 0 9 £450 +8.10% 5
Essex -5 4 £400 +77.77%
Norfolk - 4 £550 -
Bedfordshire 0 3 £500 +19.40% 2
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (52.86%) Windows
3 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
4 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 15 (21.43%) ITIL
5 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (20.00%) DNS
7 13 (18.57%) SQL
7 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
8 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.14%) DHCP
9 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
9 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (15.71%) .NET
9 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (15.71%) Clustering
9 11 (15.71%) SCCM
9 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (14.29%) Oracle
10 10 (14.29%) Linux
10 10 (14.29%) Citrix
11 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
11 9 (12.86%) C#
11 9 (12.86%) Internet
11 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (11.43%) PKI
12 8 (11.43%) Release Management

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 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.43%) Apache
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.43%) nginx
8 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) Office 365
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.29%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.29%) Route 53
5 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.86%) SaaS
6 1 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (1.43%) PaaS
6 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 12 (17.14%) DHCP
3 9 (12.86%) Internet
4 7 (10.00%) Firewall
4 7 (10.00%) LDAP
5 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.71%) SAN
7 3 (4.29%) NAS
8 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.86%) SSL
8 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.86%) VoIP
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) BGP
9 1 (1.43%) OSPF
9 1 (1.43%) SMTP
9 1 (1.43%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.29%) DTS
6 3 (4.29%) MySQL
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.86%) GIS
8 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Consultant
2 10 (14.29%) Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Release Manager
4 7 (10.00%) DBA
4 7 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 7 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Identity Management Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Active Directory Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.71%) OAuth
3 4 (5.71%) SAML
4 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 3 (4.29%) jQuery
5 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.86%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 2 (2.86%) JSON
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) FastCGI
6 1 (1.43%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.43%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.43%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) SPServices
6 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Clustering
2 8 (11.43%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.86%) Life Science
4 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.29%) Linux
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.14%) Unix
9 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (11.43%) Release Management
4 7 (10.00%) DevOps
4 7 (10.00%) Migration
5 6 (8.57%) High Availability
6 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.71%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.71%) MVC
7 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.29%) Change Management
8 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.29%) Database Security
8 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.29%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) C#
3 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) VBScript
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Tcl
7 1 (1.43%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.43%) MCSE
3 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) MCDBA
5 3 (4.29%) MCITP
5 3 (4.29%) MCSA
5 3 (4.29%) OCP
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CISSP
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) MOS
7 1 (1.43%) CCIP
7 1 (1.43%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) CCNP
7 1 (1.43%) CCSP
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) BitLocker
4 3 (4.29%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.86%) Docker
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) SCCM
2 7 (10.00%) WSUS
3 5 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Puppet
5 3 (4.29%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (4.29%) SCOM
5 3 (4.29%) Terraform
6 2 (2.86%) Ansible
6 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.86%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.86%) SCSM
6 2 (2.86%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.43%) DameWare
7 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Citrix
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Intel Security
4 7 (10.00%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) Dell
6 4 (5.71%) HP
7 3 (4.29%) Symantec
8 2 (2.86%) AppSense
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco
8 2 (2.86%) IBM
8 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.86%) Veeam
9 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.43%) Google
9 1 (1.43%) Huawei
9 1 (1.43%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.43%) MobileIron