The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 46 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.51% 1.34% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 4.42% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £416 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
194 181 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.61% 30.37% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 97 106
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £623 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 13
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Welwyn Garden City -6 3 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £450 -
Watford +2 2 £525 +27.27% 1
Hertford - 1 £300 -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Intel Security
5 6 (31.58%) SCCM
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) BitLocker
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
8 3 (15.79%) PKI
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) Middleware
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Hardware Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Content Management
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) BitLocker
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SCSM
2 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Netcool
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Intel Security
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) Mercator