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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 97 94 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 31 51 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 1.64% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 4.40% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 51
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £27.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
974 1160 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.21% 37.24% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 731 709
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 51 56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £20.99 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Norfolk +6 8 £375 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -12 8 £370 -12.94% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 7 £400 +23.07% 1
Bedfordshire +6 4 £200 -33.33%
Essex -1 4 £350 +55.55% 2
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
3 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 22 (39.29%) SCCM
5 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (28.57%) Puppet
6 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 16 (28.57%) VMware
7 14 (25.00%) Linux
7 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (19.64%) DevOps
8 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
8 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
8 11 (19.64%) ITIL
9 10 (17.86%) HP
9 10 (17.86%) SAN
9 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
10 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (16.07%) Citrix
10 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (14.29%) Dell
11 8 (14.29%) DNS
11 8 (14.29%) HTML
11 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
11 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (14.29%) Windows 10

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 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.93%) Office 365
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.57%) Route 53
5 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) SAN
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) NAS
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.36%) GIS
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.79%) DTS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.57%) MSI
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Hudson
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Backup Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Release Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.36%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Packager
6 2 (3.57%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
1 5 (8.93%) PKI
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.57%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 14 (25.00%) Linux
4 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 7 (12.50%) Unix
8 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.79%) Solaris
11 1 (1.79%) VMS
11 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) DevOps
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (10.71%) MVC
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum
5 4 (7.14%) Change Control
5 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) High Availability
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security
6 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Web Development
6 3 (5.36%) Web Operations
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.57%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (3.57%) SOLID
7 2 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) C#
2 6 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
4 2 (3.57%) Python
4 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCSA
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) CISSP
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.79%) OCP
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.79%) VCP5
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) Docker
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.79%) XenApp
7 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) SCCM
2 16 (28.57%) Puppet
3 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.71%) Ansible
5 5 (8.93%) SCOM
6 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (5.36%) Bacula
8 2 (3.57%) Cobbler
8 2 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.79%) vRealize
9 1 (1.79%) WSUS
9 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) HP
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix
5 8 (14.29%) Dell
6 5 (8.93%) Intel Security
6 5 (8.93%) Symantec
7 4 (7.14%) Avaya
7 4 (7.14%) NetApp
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco
8 3 (5.36%) Cognos
8 3 (5.36%) CommVault
9 2 (3.57%) AppSense
9 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.79%) Wyse