The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 77 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +31
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 248 257 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.82% 2.63% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.68% 7.50% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 164 87
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Median hourly rate £46.25 £22.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.30 £28.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £39.00 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+65.55% -8.16%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3228 3427 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.67% 35.04% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2026 2179 1635
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 104 105
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Hampshire +12 84 £360 +6.27% 15
Surrey +8 68 £425 +9.67% 15
Berkshire +8 40 £375 -11.76% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 15 £408 -0.60% 2
Oxfordshire -11 15 £400 +28.00% 3
West Sussex -9 11 £270 -22.85% 2
Kent +17 10 £460 -2.64% 2
East Sussex +8 2 £375 +26.05% 2
Middlesex 0 2 £500 +14.28%
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South East region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 304 (59.38%) Windows
2 271 (52.93%) Microsoft
3 211 (41.21%) Active Directory
4 162 (31.64%) Windows Server
5 153 (29.88%) SQL Server
6 149 (29.10%) SQL
7 145 (28.32%) VMware
8 136 (26.56%) VBScript
9 133 (25.98%) Security Cleared
10 132 (25.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 121 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 121 (23.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 110 (21.48%) .NET
13 102 (19.92%) DNS
14 95 (18.55%) Linux
14 95 (18.55%) DevOps
15 94 (18.36%) MS Excel
15 94 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 91 (17.77%) C#
17 88 (17.19%) SCCM
17 88 (17.19%) Office 365
18 85 (16.60%) MS Exchange
19 78 (15.23%) SC Cleared
20 75 (14.65%) DHCP
20 75 (14.65%) HP
20 75 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
21 74 (14.45%) Migration
21 74 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
22 73 (14.26%) ITIL
23 72 (14.06%) VB

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 85 (16.60%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 40 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (6.64%) IIS
5 30 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (3.91%) Skype for Business
9 17 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.76%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.76%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.76%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.56%) Live Communications Server
13 6 (1.17%) Apache
13 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.17%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.78%) Documentum
15 2 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 94 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.84%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 132 (25.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (17.19%) Office 365
3 48 (9.38%) IaaS
3 48 (9.38%) PaaS
4 42 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.56%) SaaS
8 3 (0.59%) GitHub
8 3 (0.59%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.20%) Heroku
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 102 (19.92%) DNS
2 75 (14.65%) DHCP
3 51 (9.96%) SAN
4 39 (7.62%) Firewall
5 36 (7.03%) VPN
6 32 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 25 (4.88%) LAN
8 23 (4.49%) LDAP
8 23 (4.49%) WAN
9 19 (3.71%) IPsec
9 19 (3.71%) SMTP
10 17 (3.32%) Internet
11 14 (2.73%) IPv6
12 13 (2.54%) HTTP
13 12 (2.34%) Skype
14 11 (2.15%) Kerberos
14 11 (2.15%) Software-Defined Networking
14 11 (2.15%) SSL
15 10 (1.95%) BGP
16 9 (1.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (29.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.56%) MS Access
9 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.37%) MySQL
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.78%) Big Data
12 4 (0.78%) DocumentDB
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.18%) Visual Studio
2 45 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (3.71%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.52%) Subversion
6 12 (2.34%) MSI
6 12 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.95%) JIRA
7 10 (1.95%) MSBuild
7 10 (1.95%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.17%) Ant
9 6 (1.17%) Hudson
9 6 (1.17%) Maven
9 6 (1.17%) StarTeam
10 5 (0.98%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.59%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 44 (8.59%) Finance
2 13 (2.54%) French Language
2 13 (2.54%) German Language
2 13 (2.54%) Italian Language
2 13 (2.54%) Marketing
2 13 (2.54%) Spanish Language
3 9 (1.76%) Banking
4 7 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.17%) Electronics
6 5 (0.98%) Back Office
6 5 (0.98%) Military
7 4 (0.78%) Advertising
7 4 (0.78%) Retail
8 3 (0.59%) Billing
8 3 (0.59%) Law
8 3 (0.59%) Local Government
8 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.59%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (0.59%) Publishing
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (13.48%) Consultant
2 52 (10.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (8.79%) Support Engineer
4 43 (8.40%) Developer
5 38 (7.42%) Windows Engineer
6 34 (6.64%) Azure Engineer
7 31 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (5.86%) Analyst
9 26 (5.08%) Azure DevOps
10 22 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
11 21 (4.10%) Administrator
12 20 (3.91%) Microsoft Consultant
13 19 (3.71%) Server Engineer
14 18 (3.52%) .NET Developer
14 18 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
14 18 (3.52%) Exchange Consultant
15 16 (3.13%) PowerShell Engineer
16 14 (2.73%) Azure Consultant
16 14 (2.73%) Deployment Engineer
16 14 (2.73%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (21.48%) .NET
2 39 (7.62%) XML
3 33 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 30 (5.86%) Web Services
5 24 (4.69%) HTML
6 22 (4.30%) CSS
7 15 (2.93%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.73%) Node.js
9 13 (2.54%) jQuery
10 10 (1.95%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.95%) MAPI
10 10 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (1.56%) OAuth2
11 8 (1.56%) SAML
11 8 (1.56%) Spring
12 7 (1.37%) JSON
12 7 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (1.17%) HTML5
13 6 (1.17%) Laravel
13 6 (1.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.84%) Clustering
2 32 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 26 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.52%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.32%) Replication
7 16 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.13%) PKI
8 13 (2.54%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.34%) VCE vBlock
10 9 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.76%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.76%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.37%) Statistics
12 6 (1.17%) BYOD
12 6 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 304 (59.38%) Windows
2 162 (31.64%) Windows Server
3 121 (23.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (18.55%) Linux
5 53 (10.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (10.16%) Windows 7
7 43 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (7.81%) Windows 10
9 28 (5.47%) Unix
10 18 (3.52%) VMS
11 15 (2.93%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.73%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.54%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.34%) CentOS
15 10 (1.95%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.56%) Android
16 8 (1.56%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.98%) Solaris
17 5 (0.98%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.55%) DevOps
2 74 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (14.45%) Migration
3 73 (14.26%) ITIL
4 46 (8.98%) Configuration Management
5 35 (6.84%) Release Management
6 26 (5.08%) Server Building
6 26 (5.08%) Service Management
6 26 (5.08%) Workflow
7 25 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (4.69%) High Availability
8 24 (4.69%) Scrum
9 23 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (4.30%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.10%) Load Balancing
11 21 (4.10%) Software Deployment
12 20 (3.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (3.71%) Kanban
14 18 (3.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 18 (3.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 149 (29.10%) SQL
2 136 (26.56%) VBScript
3 91 (17.77%) C#
4 72 (14.06%) VB
5 69 (13.48%) Python
6 57 (11.13%) JavaScript
7 46 (8.98%) Ruby
8 41 (8.01%) Perl
9 32 (6.25%) C++
10 31 (6.05%) Java
11 29 (5.66%) Bash Shell
12 27 (5.27%) C
13 25 (4.88%) T-SQL
14 23 (4.49%) VB.NET
15 16 (3.13%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.37%) PHP
17 3 (0.59%) R
17 3 (0.59%) Tcl
17 3 (0.59%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.39%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 133 (25.98%) Security Cleared
2 78 (15.23%) SC Cleared
3 75 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 39 (7.62%) MCSE
6 33 (6.45%) Degree
7 28 (5.47%) MCITP
8 22 (4.30%) MCSA
9 16 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.93%) ISTQB
10 15 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (2.54%) MCTS
13 11 (2.15%) CEH
14 9 (1.76%) CISM
14 9 (1.76%) CISSP
14 9 (1.76%) GCIA
14 9 (1.76%) GCIH
14 9 (1.76%) GIAC
14 9 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.71%) SLA
2 5 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.78%) GPG13
4 2 (0.39%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 211 (41.21%) Active Directory
2 94 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (10.55%) Hyper-V
4 50 (9.77%) vSphere
5 31 (6.05%) XenApp
6 17 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 15 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (2.54%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (1.56%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.37%) Docker
12 7 (1.37%) vCloud
13 6 (1.17%) XenServer
14 4 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (17.19%) SCCM
2 58 (11.33%) Puppet
3 48 (9.38%) SCOM
4 42 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (4.49%) NetBackup
6 21 (4.10%) Ansible
7 19 (3.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 18 (3.52%) SCVMM
9 17 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 15 (2.93%) SCSM
10 15 (2.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 13 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (2.54%) SCOrch
12 12 (2.34%) SCDPM
12 12 (2.34%) WSUS
13 11 (2.15%) Netcool
13 11 (2.15%) Unicenter
14 9 (1.76%) AirWatch
15 8 (1.56%) Tivoli
15 8 (1.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 271 (52.93%) Microsoft
2 145 (28.32%) VMware
3 75 (14.65%) HP
4 58 (11.33%) Citrix
5 51 (9.96%) Oracle
6 46 (8.98%) Cisco
7 34 (6.64%) Red Hat
8 22 (4.30%) EMC
9 19 (3.71%) AppDynamics
9 19 (3.71%) Symantec
10 14 (2.73%) Dynatrace
11 13 (2.54%) New Relic
12 12 (2.34%) Dell
13 11 (2.15%) IBM
13 11 (2.15%) NetApp
13 11 (2.15%) Splunk
14 9 (1.76%) Juniper
14 9 (1.76%) MobileIron
15 8 (1.56%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.56%) Veritas
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Attenda
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Staines
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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