The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 121 130 171
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +41
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 945 911 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.07% 1.80% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 4.60% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 566 418
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £387 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 19
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.77 £29.00 £57.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -50.00%
PowerShell
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18651 19794 19686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.79% 39.08% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12928 13590 13528
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 511 401
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the England region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the England region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
London +26 446 £438 +2.94% 95
South East -35 161 £363 -7.05% 45
North East +36 93 £340 +4.61% 1
North West +3 56 £375 - 16
West Midlands +30 55 £334 -16.56% 4
South West -18 50 £331 -17.18% 26
East of England +22 37 £481 +16.66% 12
Yorkshire +14 30 £360 -7.09% 4
East Midlands -4 22 £315 +173.91% 6
Midlands +6 3 £500 +29.03%
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1244 (61.86%) Windows
2 914 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 774 (38.49%) Active Directory
4 651 (32.37%) Windows Server
5 562 (27.95%) SQL
6 548 (27.25%) VMware
7 513 (25.51%) SQL Server
8 463 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 439 (21.83%) Linux
10 419 (20.84%) .NET
11 392 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
12 380 (18.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 373 (18.55%) DevOps
14 372 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 349 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 331 (16.46%) Puppet
17 312 (15.51%) DNS
18 309 (15.37%) Security Cleared
19 307 (15.27%) SCCM
20 305 (15.17%) Migration
21 304 (15.12%) Office 365
22 299 (14.87%) C#
23 296 (14.72%) Finance
24 279 (13.87%) MS Excel
25 277 (13.77%) Opscode Chef
26 275 (13.67%) Python
27 241 (11.98%) MS Exchange
27 241 (11.98%) ITIL
28 233 (11.59%) SharePoint
29 232 (11.54%) IIS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 241 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 233 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 232 (11.54%) IIS
4 138 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 104 (5.17%) Skype for Business
6 100 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 96 (4.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 74 (3.68%) Apache
9 73 (3.63%) Tomcat
10 59 (2.93%) OpenStack
11 51 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 46 (2.29%) Confluence
12 46 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 46 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
14 29 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
15 25 (1.24%) JBoss
16 22 (1.09%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.99%) NServiceBus
18 16 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 279 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.53%) MS Office
3 16 (0.80%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.099%) Mingle
6 2 (0.099%) MS Project
7 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.35%) assyst
4 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.099%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.099%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.099%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.099%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.099%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.050%) Eikon
7 1 (0.050%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.050%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.050%) Movex
7 1 (0.050%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.050%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.050%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 463 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 304 (15.12%) Office 365
3 223 (11.09%) Amazon AWS
4 118 (5.87%) IaaS
5 80 (3.98%) PaaS
6 55 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 42 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 36 (1.79%) SaaS
9 30 (1.49%) OneDrive
10 21 (1.04%) GitHub
11 20 (0.99%) Yammer
12 16 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
14 13 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.60%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.55%) G Suite
17 8 (0.40%) Route 53
18 7 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
18 7 (0.35%) OpenShift
19 6 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 312 (15.51%) DNS
2 195 (9.70%) Firewall
3 168 (8.35%) DHCP
4 150 (7.46%) SAN
5 112 (5.57%) TCP/IP
6 86 (4.28%) Skype
7 85 (4.23%) Internet
8 65 (3.23%) SSL
9 63 (3.13%) LDAP
10 60 (2.98%) Kerberos
11 49 (2.44%) LAN
11 49 (2.44%) VPN
12 39 (1.94%) iSCSI
12 39 (1.94%) WAN
13 38 (1.89%) NetScaler
14 37 (1.84%) NAS
15 32 (1.59%) HTTP
16 31 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (1.49%) Network Security
17 30 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 132 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 97 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 48 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
9 40 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 37 (1.84%) MySQL
10 37 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (1.39%) Relational Database
12 22 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (1.09%) MongoDB
13 20 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (0.94%) NoSQL
15 18 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (0.85%) Big Data
17 15 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (0.65%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 203 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 142 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 128 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 127 (6.32%) TeamCity
5 118 (5.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 105 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 82 (4.08%) JIRA
8 63 (3.13%) MSBuild
9 59 (2.93%) MSI
10 49 (2.44%) Subversion
11 47 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 40 (1.99%) Hudson
13 35 (1.74%) Vagrant
14 27 (1.34%) Maven
15 23 (1.14%) Travis CI
16 22 (1.09%) Selenium
17 19 (0.94%) Ant
18 18 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
19 16 (0.80%) NUnit
19 16 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 296 (14.72%) Finance
2 129 (6.41%) Banking
3 44 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 39 (1.94%) Advertising
5 38 (1.89%) Retail
6 29 (1.44%) Back Office
7 22 (1.09%) Law
8 19 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 17 (0.85%) Legal
10 15 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.60%) Publishing
12 11 (0.55%) Electronics
12 11 (0.55%) Marketing
13 9 (0.45%) Front Office
13 9 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.35%) Military
15 6 (0.30%) Billing
16 5 (0.25%) French Language
16 5 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 235 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 211 (10.49%) Developer
3 200 (9.95%) Administrator
4 189 (9.40%) Consultant
5 157 (7.81%) Windows Engineer
6 147 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 120 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
8 119 (5.92%) Analyst
9 100 (4.97%) Support Engineer
10 89 (4.43%) DBA
11 82 (4.08%) SQL DBA
12 80 (3.98%) PowerShell Engineer
13 71 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
14 70 (3.48%) Active Directory Engineer
15 66 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
16 55 (2.73%) Architect
17 54 (2.69%) Automation Engineer
18 53 (2.64%) SharePoint Developer
18 53 (2.64%) Windows Administrator
19 50 (2.49%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (20.84%) .NET
2 115 (5.72%) HTML
3 107 (5.32%) Web Services
4 97 (4.82%) XML
5 96 (4.77%) ASP.NET
6 80 (3.98%) jQuery
7 64 (3.18%) CSS
8 46 (2.29%) REST
9 41 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 39 (1.94%) WCF
11 37 (1.84%) JSON
11 37 (1.84%) Middleware
12 32 (1.59%) SOAP
13 27 (1.34%) Node.js
14 22 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
15 21 (1.04%) LAMP
16 20 (0.99%) SAML
17 19 (0.94%) AngularJS
18 16 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (0.80%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.42%) Clustering
2 101 (5.02%) Data Centre
3 93 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 64 (3.18%) Replication
6 59 (2.93%) Public Cloud
7 45 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 37 (1.84%) PKI
9 29 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.19%) Private Cloud
12 20 (0.99%) Blackberry
12 20 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
13 17 (0.85%) Derivative
13 17 (0.85%) EMC VNX
14 16 (0.80%) BYOD
15 15 (0.75%) Fat Client
15 15 (0.75%) Mobile App
15 15 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1244 (61.86%) Windows
2 651 (32.37%) Windows Server
3 439 (21.83%) Linux
4 380 (18.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 372 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 176 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 134 (6.66%) Windows 7
8 127 (6.32%) Unix
9 125 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 103 (5.12%) Windows 10
11 41 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 39 (1.94%) Windows 8
13 37 (1.84%) CentOS
14 35 (1.74%) Android
15 30 (1.49%) Mac OS X
16 29 (1.44%) Apple iOS
17 26 (1.29%) Ubuntu
18 23 (1.14%) Solaris
19 20 (0.99%) AIX
20 11 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (18.55%) DevOps
3 305 (15.17%) Migration
4 241 (11.98%) ITIL
5 197 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
6 165 (8.20%) Configuration Management
7 124 (6.17%) Scrum
8 117 (5.82%) Release Management
9 105 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 85 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
11 84 (4.18%) Load Balancing
12 81 (4.03%) TDD
13 80 (3.98%) Service Management
14 75 (3.73%) High Availability
15 68 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
16 66 (3.28%) Open Source
17 63 (3.13%) Change Management
17 63 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 62 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
18 62 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 562 (27.95%) SQL
2 299 (14.87%) C#
3 275 (13.67%) Python
4 217 (10.79%) VBScript
5 191 (9.50%) Bash Shell
6 182 (9.05%) Perl
7 155 (7.71%) JavaScript
8 144 (7.16%) T-SQL
9 132 (6.56%) Java
10 118 (5.87%) VB
11 84 (4.18%) Ruby
12 79 (3.93%) Shell Script
13 62 (3.08%) PHP
14 45 (2.24%) C
15 35 (1.74%) VB.NET
16 32 (1.59%) VBA
17 23 (1.14%) C++
18 20 (0.99%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.70%) Jython
20 13 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 309 (15.37%) Security Cleared
2 199 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 151 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 109 (5.42%) Degree
5 88 (4.38%) MCSE
6 72 (3.58%) DV Cleared
7 50 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (2.14%) CCNA
9 33 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (1.54%) MCP
10 31 (1.54%) MCSA
11 30 (1.49%) MCITP
12 28 (1.39%) CISSP
13 25 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
15 19 (0.94%) MCTS
16 18 (0.90%) CEH
16 18 (0.90%) CISM
17 16 (0.80%) CCNP
18 12 (0.60%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.89%) SLA
2 30 (1.49%) QA
3 21 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.20%) WCAG
7 2 (0.099%) GPG13
7 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.099%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.050%) BS7799
8 1 (0.050%) COBIT
8 1 (0.050%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
System Software
1 774 (38.49%) Active Directory
2 349 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (8.75%) Hyper-V
4 114 (5.67%) XenApp
5 107 (5.32%) vSphere
6 89 (4.43%) Docker
7 82 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 73 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
9 71 (3.53%) XenDesktop
10 52 (2.59%) VMware ESX
11 49 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
12 30 (1.49%) BitLocker
13 28 (1.39%) vCloud
14 26 (1.29%) DFS Replication
15 24 (1.19%) XenServer
16 18 (0.90%) Xen
17 17 (0.85%) Firmware
17 17 (0.85%) NFS
18 13 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
18 13 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 331 (16.46%) Puppet
2 307 (15.27%) SCCM
3 277 (13.77%) Opscode Chef
4 201 (10.00%) Ansible
5 177 (8.80%) SCOM
6 89 (4.43%) WSUS
7 69 (3.43%) Nagios
8 39 (1.94%) vRealize
9 33 (1.64%) SCVMM
10 32 (1.59%) NetBackup
11 31 (1.54%) SCOrch
12 28 (1.39%) Terraform
13 27 (1.34%) AirWatch
14 26 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
14 26 (1.29%) PowerCLI
15 24 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 23 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
17 22 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
17 22 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 21 (1.04%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 914 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 548 (27.25%) VMware
3 218 (10.84%) Citrix
4 186 (9.25%) HP
5 131 (6.51%) Cisco
6 128 (6.36%) Oracle
7 109 (5.42%) Red Hat
8 81 (4.03%) Dell
9 57 (2.83%) Symantec
10 55 (2.73%) CheckPoint
11 45 (2.24%) EMC
11 45 (2.24%) IBM
11 45 (2.24%) NetApp
12 38 (1.89%) AppSense
13 37 (1.84%) Atlassian
14 34 (1.69%) SAP
15 32 (1.59%) ServiceNow
16 30 (1.49%) F5
17 29 (1.44%) SaltStack
18 25 (1.24%) Splunk
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ANSON MCCADE
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