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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 104 91 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 24 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 1.63% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 4.75% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 18
Median daily rate £413 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £212 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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 £36.95 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -11.86%
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
833 968 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.29% 34.27% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 548 614
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 81
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 12 £375 +1.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £425 +30.76% 3
Essex -8 2 £373 +65.55% 2
Bedfordshire +1 1 £450 -10.00%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 19 (41.30%) SCCM
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
6 14 (30.43%) VMware
7 10 (21.74%) ITIL
8 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
8 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.39%) Office 365
9 8 (17.39%) SQL
9 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.39%) SAN
10 7 (15.22%) HP
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.22%) .NET
10 7 (15.22%) Unix
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) Puppet
10 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
11 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (13.04%) DevOps
11 6 (13.04%) SCOM
11 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) NAS
4 3 (6.52%) SSL
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) Skype
6 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) MSI
4 2 (4.35%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.35%) MSTest
4 2 (4.35%) NUnit
4 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Consultant
2 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Backup Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.35%) Email Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
3 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) DevOps
2 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (4.35%) Email Migration
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) OWASP
5 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.35%) SOLID
5 2 (4.35%) TDD
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) VCP5
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
4 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.35%) XenApp
7 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) Puppet
3 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.04%) SCOM
4 4 (8.70%) Ansible
4 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (6.52%) Bacula
6 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.17%) vRealize
7 1 (2.17%) WSUS
7 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) Symantec
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.52%) Avaya
6 3 (6.52%) CommVault
6 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.52%) Splunk
7 2 (4.35%) AppSense
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) Cognos
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Wyse
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago