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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 101 62 83
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 159 270 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 2.86% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.08% 8.34% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 167 114
Median daily rate £350 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £382 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -59.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £15.23 £39.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £24.62 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
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
2613 3239 3223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.76% 34.37% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1988 1881
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 151 106
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.69 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £15.78 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 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
Hampshire -6 55 £340 -2.15% 9
Surrey +3 53 £388 -7.73% 11
Berkshire -17 27 £500 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -9 9 £400 +3.22% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £325 -4.41% 3
West Sussex +10 5 £240 -36.00% 5
Middlesex -1 4 £425 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 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 South East region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 217 (57.11%) Windows
2 174 (45.79%) Microsoft
3 136 (35.79%) Active Directory
4 119 (31.32%) Windows Server
5 103 (27.11%) VMware
6 93 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 91 (23.95%) Security Cleared
8 91 (23.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 90 (23.68%) SQL
10 84 (22.11%) SQL Server
11 74 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 74 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (18.42%) Office 365
13 67 (17.63%) DNS
14 66 (17.37%) SCCM
15 64 (16.84%) VBScript
16 61 (16.05%) MS Exchange
17 59 (15.53%) .NET
17 59 (15.53%) C#
18 58 (15.26%) Puppet
19 57 (15.00%) Linux
20 56 (14.74%) SC Cleared
21 52 (13.68%) Migration
22 49 (12.89%) Python
22 49 (12.89%) DevOps
23 47 (12.37%) ITIL
24 45 (11.84%) DHCP
24 45 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
25 43 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server

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 61 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (6.58%) Skype for Business
5 19 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 18 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (3.95%) IIS
9 8 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.79%) Documentum
11 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.53%) Apache
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
12 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 92 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (18.42%) Office 365
3 42 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (5.53%) IaaS
5 16 (4.21%) PaaS
6 14 (3.68%) AWS CloudTrail
7 6 (1.58%) GitHub
8 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.79%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.53%) SaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.63%) DNS
2 45 (11.84%) DHCP
3 21 (5.53%) SMTP
4 20 (5.26%) Firewall
4 20 (5.26%) SAN
4 20 (5.26%) VPN
5 19 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 18 (4.74%) LAN
7 16 (4.21%) Skype
8 15 (3.95%) LDAP
9 14 (3.68%) Kerberos
9 14 (3.68%) WAN
10 12 (3.16%) iSCSI
10 12 (3.16%) SSL
11 9 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (2.37%) FTP
11 9 (2.37%) Internet
11 9 (2.37%) SNMP
12 7 (1.84%) VoIP
13 6 (1.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (2.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (2.11%) MySQL
11 7 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.79%) Big Data
14 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.79%) MS Access
14 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (10.79%) Visual Studio
3 33 (8.68%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.53%) TeamCity
5 12 (3.16%) MSBuild
6 11 (2.89%) Subversion
7 10 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (2.63%) Selenium
8 9 (2.37%) MSI
8 9 (2.37%) NUnit
8 9 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.37%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.37%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.11%) MSTest
10 6 (1.58%) Metasploit
11 4 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.05%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.79%) JUnit
12 3 (0.79%) NuGet
12 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (8.68%) Finance
2 19 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.63%) Retail
4 8 (2.11%) Electronics
5 5 (1.32%) Advertising
5 5 (1.32%) French Language
5 5 (1.32%) German Language
5 5 (1.32%) Italian Language
5 5 (1.32%) Marketing
5 5 (1.32%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.05%) Billing
6 4 (1.05%) Publishing
7 3 (0.79%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) Law
7 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.79%) Military
7 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (12.11%) Consultant
2 32 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (8.42%) Windows Engineer
3 29 (7.63%) Analyst
3 29 (7.63%) Developer
4 28 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 18 (4.74%) Administrator
7 16 (4.21%) Exchange Consultant
8 15 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
9 14 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (3.68%) Security Engineer
10 13 (3.42%) Build Engineer
10 13 (3.42%) Microsoft Consultant
10 13 (3.42%) Server Engineer
11 12 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.16%) PowerShell Engineer
12 11 (2.89%) Deployment Engineer
12 11 (2.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.53%) .NET
2 35 (9.21%) Web Services
3 26 (6.84%) XML
4 21 (5.53%) HTML
5 17 (4.47%) REST
6 13 (3.42%) CSS
6 13 (3.42%) jQuery
7 12 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.89%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.37%) Ajax
9 9 (2.37%) SOAP
10 8 (2.11%) RESTful
11 6 (1.58%) MAPI
11 6 (1.58%) Node.js
11 6 (1.58%) WCF
12 5 (1.32%) Spring
13 4 (1.05%) XSLT
14 3 (0.79%) WSDL
15 2 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
15 2 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.74%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.68%) BYOD
4 14 (3.68%) Clustering
4 14 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.68%) Replication
5 13 (3.42%) PKI
6 12 (3.16%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.84%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.32%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.05%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 217 (57.11%) Windows
2 119 (31.32%) Windows Server
3 93 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (23.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (15.00%) Linux
6 39 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (7.37%) Windows 7
8 26 (6.84%) Windows 10
9 16 (4.21%) CentOS
10 15 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.68%) Android
12 11 (2.89%) Mac OS X
13 9 (2.37%) Ubuntu
13 9 (2.37%) Windows 8
14 8 (2.11%) Unix
15 6 (1.58%) VMS
16 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.79%) Solaris
17 3 (0.79%) Windows CE
17 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (13.68%) Migration
3 49 (12.89%) DevOps
4 47 (12.37%) ITIL
5 26 (6.84%) Scrum
6 25 (6.58%) Service Design
7 24 (6.32%) Service Management
8 22 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (5.53%) Mobile Device Management
10 17 (4.47%) Configuration Management
10 17 (4.47%) Release Management
11 16 (4.21%) SDLC
12 15 (3.95%) Change Management
12 15 (3.95%) Kanban
12 15 (3.95%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.68%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (3.68%) Incident Management
13 14 (3.68%) Information Security
13 14 (3.68%) Server Building
14 13 (3.42%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (23.68%) SQL
2 64 (16.84%) VBScript
3 59 (15.53%) C#
4 49 (12.89%) Python
5 37 (9.74%) JavaScript
6 35 (9.21%) Perl
7 30 (7.89%) VB
8 25 (6.58%) Bash Shell
9 24 (6.32%) T-SQL
10 18 (4.74%) Java
11 17 (4.47%) VB.NET
12 16 (4.21%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.95%) Ruby
14 14 (3.68%) C++
15 12 (3.16%) C
16 10 (2.63%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.32%) PHP
18 2 (0.53%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.53%) C++/CLI
18 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (23.95%) Security Cleared
2 56 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.95%) Degree
6 14 (3.68%) CEH
7 10 (2.63%) MCSE
8 9 (2.37%) CISSP
9 8 (2.11%) CISM
9 8 (2.11%) GCIA
9 8 (2.11%) GCIH
9 8 (2.11%) GIAC
9 8 (2.11%) MCITP
9 8 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.84%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.58%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.58%) MCSA
11 6 (1.58%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) GPG13
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (35.79%) Active Directory
2 74 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.42%) vSphere
5 25 (6.58%) XenApp
6 19 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.95%) XenDesktop
9 12 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (2.89%) Firmware
11 8 (2.11%) vCloud
11 8 (2.11%) XenServer
12 4 (1.05%) Docker
13 3 (0.79%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.26%) KVM
14 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 66 (17.37%) SCCM
2 58 (15.26%) Puppet
3 45 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (8.16%) SCOM
5 26 (6.84%) Ansible
6 17 (4.47%) AirWatch
6 17 (4.47%) NetBackup
7 15 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (3.95%) vRealize
8 13 (3.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (3.16%) WSUS
10 8 (2.11%) Packer
10 8 (2.11%) SCOrch
10 8 (2.11%) SCSM
10 8 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.32%) PowerCLI
11 5 (1.32%) SCDPM
11 5 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (1.32%) Unicenter
12 4 (1.05%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 174 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 103 (27.11%) VMware
3 40 (10.53%) HP
4 39 (10.26%) Citrix
5 36 (9.47%) Oracle
6 16 (4.21%) AppDynamics
6 16 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.21%) Symantec
7 15 (3.95%) Cisco
8 11 (2.89%) MobileIron
8 11 (2.89%) NetApp
9 10 (2.63%) Bluefish Communications
10 8 (2.11%) Dynatrace
10 8 (2.11%) EMC
10 8 (2.11%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.84%) New Relic
12 5 (1.32%) Altiris
12 5 (1.32%) SAP
12 5 (1.32%) Sophos
12 5 (1.32%) TOWER Software
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