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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 65 85 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +25
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 285 227 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.96% 2.25% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 6.90% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 118 73
Median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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
3276 3292 3056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.04% 32.64% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 1971 1727
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 116 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 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
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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 -2 94 £360 -10.00% 7
Berkshire +57 84 £400 +14.28% 13
Surrey +4 49 £475 +15.15% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £403 +0.62% 2
Kent - 16 £425 - 1
West Sussex -28 11 £300 -7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -10 9 £330 +5.60% 10
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 South East region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 289 (61.49%) Windows
2 263 (55.96%) Microsoft
3 205 (43.62%) Active Directory
4 177 (37.66%) SQL
5 161 (34.26%) Windows Server
6 144 (30.64%) VMware
7 137 (29.15%) SQL Server
8 128 (27.23%) Security Cleared
9 122 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 120 (25.53%) .NET
11 108 (22.98%) VBScript
12 107 (22.77%) C#
13 106 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 104 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 95 (20.21%) MS Excel
16 87 (18.51%) SCCM
17 84 (17.87%) SC Cleared
17 84 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 84 (17.87%) DevOps
18 82 (17.45%) Linux
19 77 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
20 73 (15.53%) ITIL
21 72 (15.32%) DNS
22 70 (14.89%) SharePoint
23 67 (14.26%) IIS
24 66 (14.04%) VB
24 66 (14.04%) Citrix
25 64 (13.62%) JavaScript
25 64 (13.62%) Python
25 64 (13.62%) Agile Software Development

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 70 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 67 (14.26%) IIS
3 46 (9.79%) MS Exchange
4 27 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.26%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.83%) Skype for Business
7 17 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (2.77%) Apache
10 13 (2.77%) WebSphere
11 11 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.70%) Node.js
13 7 (1.49%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (1.06%) Live Communications Server
15 5 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 95 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.06%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 104 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (12.13%) Office 365
3 44 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (5.96%) PaaS
6 27 (5.74%) IaaS
7 10 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.91%) SaaS
9 2 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.32%) DNS
2 52 (11.06%) DHCP
3 39 (8.30%) Firewall
4 33 (7.02%) SAN
5 28 (5.96%) VPN
6 26 (5.53%) WAN
7 24 (5.11%) LAN
7 24 (5.11%) LDAP
8 19 (4.04%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.83%) NetScaler
9 18 (3.83%) SMTP
10 11 (2.34%) Internet
10 11 (2.34%) IPsec
11 10 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (1.91%) BGP
12 9 (1.91%) HTTP
12 9 (1.91%) IPv6
12 9 (1.91%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (1.49%) VLAN
14 6 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (29.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 18 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.70%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.06%) Big Data
10 5 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.06%) MySQL
11 4 (0.85%) MS Access
11 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.66%) Jenkins
2 36 (7.66%) Visual Studio
3 34 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (4.26%) JIRA
4 20 (4.26%) Subversion
5 19 (4.04%) Maven
6 17 (3.62%) Ant
6 17 (3.62%) Hudson
7 15 (3.19%) MSI
8 11 (2.34%) MSBuild
9 9 (1.91%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.70%) Selenium
11 7 (1.49%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (1.06%) CruiseControl
12 5 (1.06%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.06%) WiX
13 4 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 52 (11.06%) Finance
2 17 (3.62%) Banking
3 16 (3.40%) Marketing
4 10 (2.13%) Military
5 8 (1.70%) French Language
5 8 (1.70%) German Language
5 8 (1.70%) Italian Language
5 8 (1.70%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.85%) Advertising
7 3 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (14.04%) Developer
2 50 (10.64%) Consultant
3 44 (9.36%) Support Engineer
4 38 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (7.23%) Azure Engineer
6 29 (6.17%) Administrator
7 28 (5.96%) Analyst
8 25 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (4.47%) Architect
11 19 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
12 18 (3.83%) Field Engineer
12 18 (3.83%) Wintel Engineer
13 17 (3.62%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (3.19%) DBA
14 15 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (2.98%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (25.53%) .NET
2 46 (9.79%) XML
3 40 (8.51%) HTML
4 38 (8.09%) ASP.NET
5 35 (7.45%) CSS
6 30 (6.38%) jQuery
7 23 (4.89%) Web Services
8 22 (4.68%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.04%) .NET Framework
9 19 (4.04%) HTML5
10 17 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (3.40%) SOAP
12 13 (2.77%) Laravel
13 10 (2.13%) Middleware
13 10 (2.13%) OAuth2
13 10 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (2.13%) SAML
14 9 (1.91%) JSON
15 8 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.32%) Clustering
3 22 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.40%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.19%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.55%) PKI
8 11 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (2.34%) Replication
9 9 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
12 5 (1.06%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.06%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.06%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.85%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.85%) iPad
13 4 (0.85%) iPhone
14 3 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 289 (61.49%) Windows
2 161 (34.26%) Windows Server
3 122 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (17.45%) Linux
6 48 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (10.00%) Unix
8 43 (9.15%) Windows 7
9 37 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (5.11%) VMS
11 16 (3.40%) Windows 10
12 13 (2.77%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.34%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.34%) zOS
14 10 (2.13%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.70%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.28%) CentOS
17 5 (1.06%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.87%) DevOps
2 73 (15.53%) ITIL
3 64 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (12.98%) Configuration Management
4 61 (12.98%) Migration
5 50 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (9.15%) Service Management
7 35 (7.45%) Workflow
8 28 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (5.74%) Web Development
10 24 (5.11%) Change Management
11 22 (4.68%) Software Deployment
12 21 (4.47%) Project Management
13 20 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
13 20 (4.26%) Load Balancing
13 20 (4.26%) Use Case
14 16 (3.40%) Release Management
14 16 (3.40%) SDLC
15 15 (3.19%) Software Testing
16 14 (2.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 177 (37.66%) SQL
2 108 (22.98%) VBScript
3 107 (22.77%) C#
4 66 (14.04%) VB
5 64 (13.62%) JavaScript
5 64 (13.62%) Python
6 63 (13.40%) Ruby
7 31 (6.60%) Java
8 27 (5.74%) Perl
9 26 (5.53%) C++
10 21 (4.47%) T-SQL
11 20 (4.26%) C
12 17 (3.62%) PHP
13 14 (2.98%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.91%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.49%) Tcl
17 5 (1.06%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.43%) R
18 2 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (27.23%) Security Cleared
2 84 (17.87%) SC Cleared
3 77 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (8.30%) Degree
5 36 (7.66%) MCITP
5 36 (7.66%) MCSE
6 35 (7.45%) DV Cleared
7 26 (5.53%) MCSA
8 22 (4.68%) MCTS
9 14 (2.98%) MCSD
10 13 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (2.55%) ISTQB
12 11 (2.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (2.13%) ISEB
14 9 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.70%) CEH
16 6 (1.28%) CISM
16 6 (1.28%) CISSP
16 6 (1.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 205 (43.62%) Active Directory
2 84 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (12.77%) vSphere
4 58 (12.34%) Hyper-V
5 34 (7.23%) XenApp
6 28 (5.96%) XenServer
7 20 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 16 (3.40%) Docker
8 16 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.77%) vCloud
9 13 (2.77%) VMware ESX
10 12 (2.55%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.64%) Xen
13 2 (0.43%) Firmware
13 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.21%) NFS
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 87 (18.51%) SCCM
2 61 (12.98%) Puppet
3 60 (12.77%) SCOM
4 28 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (5.32%) SCVMM
6 21 (4.47%) Ansible
7 20 (4.26%) WSUS
8 19 (4.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 16 (3.40%) SCOrch
9 16 (3.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (2.55%) Windows Intune
11 11 (2.34%) NetBackup
11 11 (2.34%) Netcool
11 11 (2.34%) Tivoli
12 10 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (1.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (1.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (1.49%) SCDPM
15 7 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 263 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 144 (30.64%) VMware
3 66 (14.04%) Citrix
4 62 (13.19%) HP
5 50 (10.64%) Oracle
6 42 (8.94%) Cisco
7 41 (8.72%) Red Hat
8 24 (5.11%) Splunk
9 23 (4.89%) IBM
10 19 (4.04%) Dell
11 15 (3.19%) Intel Security
12 13 (2.77%) EMC
13 12 (2.55%) Lumension
13 12 (2.55%) RightScale
14 10 (2.13%) CommVault
15 9 (1.91%) Juniper
15 9 (1.91%) Symantec
16 8 (1.70%) NetApp
16 8 (1.70%) ServiceNow
16 8 (1.70%) SolarWinds
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