The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 40 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.14% 2.48% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 5.17% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £376 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 £26.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -12.60%
PowerShell
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
193 116 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.52% 47.93% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 59 42
Median daily rate £390 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -17.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 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
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £328 -
Maidstone - 2 £525 -
Tonbridge -9 1 - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (41.67%) IIS
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) .NET
7 9 (37.50%) HP
7 9 (37.50%) Citrix
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 8 (33.33%) SCCM
9 7 (29.17%) DevOps
9 7 (29.17%) Data Security
9 7 (29.17%) SAN
9 7 (29.17%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) DHCP
10 6 (25.00%) Perl
10 6 (25.00%) LDAP
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (25.00%) SCOM
10 6 (25.00%) WSUS
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) SCOrch
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (20.83%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) LDAP
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (16.67%) QlikView
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Cloud Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Server Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Wiki
3 3 (12.50%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Data Security
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (16.67%) XenServer
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
2 6 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 6 (25.00%) WSUS
3 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 9 (37.50%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Dell
4 4 (16.67%) Informatica
4 4 (16.67%) IronPort
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) Siebel
5 1 (4.17%) AppSense
5 1 (4.17%) CA