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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / South East
Rank 73 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 194 195 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.66% 2.38% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.09% 6.93% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 116 100
Median daily rate £350 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £297 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.17% -57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £14.96 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £26.60 £55.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.40%

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
2397 2813 3100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 34.29% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1792 1747
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 £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 121 110
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £16.25 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.20 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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
Hampshire +26 86 £330 -5.71% 10
Surrey +15 45 £370 -11.90% 12
Berkshire +10 31 £506 +26.56% 9
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £349 -10.57% 2
Oxfordshire +8 9 £375 +23.96% 5
Middlesex +1 5 £350 -17.64%
West Sussex -4 3 £183 -50.00% 3
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 235 (62.67%) Windows
2 162 (43.20%) Microsoft
3 151 (40.27%) Windows Server
4 148 (39.47%) Active Directory
5 127 (33.87%) VMware
6 122 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (32.27%) Security Cleared
8 104 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 87 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (21.60%) SC Cleared
11 78 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
12 77 (20.53%) VBScript
13 72 (19.20%) SQL
14 69 (18.40%) DNS
15 64 (17.07%) SQL Server
16 62 (16.53%) MS Exchange
17 61 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (16.00%) SCCM
19 58 (15.47%) ITIL
20 55 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 55 (14.67%) Office 365
21 53 (14.13%) Windows 7
22 52 (13.87%) Puppet
23 51 (13.60%) Hyper-V
24 50 (13.33%) Citrix
25 49 (13.07%) HP
25 49 (13.07%) C#
25 49 (13.07%) vSphere
26 46 (12.27%) DHCP
27 45 (12.00%) Linux

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 62 (16.53%) MS Exchange
2 43 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.67%) Skype for Business
4 31 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (4.27%) IIS
8 15 (4.00%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.33%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.80%) Documentum
13 3 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.53%) Confluence
15 1 (0.27%) Apache
15 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 78 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (14.67%) Office 365
3 44 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.73%) AWS CloudTrail
5 12 (3.20%) IaaS
6 7 (1.87%) PaaS
7 6 (1.60%) GitHub
8 5 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (1.33%) SoftLayer
9 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.80%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.53%) SaaS
12 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (18.40%) DNS
2 46 (12.27%) DHCP
3 33 (8.80%) Firewall
4 24 (6.40%) SAN
4 24 (6.40%) Skype
5 22 (5.87%) LAN
5 22 (5.87%) SMTP
6 21 (5.60%) WAN
7 18 (4.80%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.00%) VPN
9 14 (3.73%) Kerberos
9 14 (3.73%) LDAP
9 14 (3.73%) NetScaler
10 11 (2.93%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (2.67%) VoIP
12 9 (2.40%) FTP
13 7 (1.87%) Internet
13 7 (1.87%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.87%) SNMP
13 7 (1.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (2.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.13%) MySQL
9 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.07%) MS Access
11 3 (0.80%) Big Data
11 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.87%) Visual Studio
4 20 (5.33%) MSI
5 18 (4.80%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.93%) Selenium
7 10 (2.67%) MSBuild
7 10 (2.67%) NUnit
7 10 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (2.67%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.67%) WebDriver
8 9 (2.40%) MSTest
9 8 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.87%) Subversion
10 7 (1.87%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.60%) Metasploit
12 5 (1.33%) AdminStudio
13 4 (1.07%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.80%) Fiddler
14 3 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 24 (6.40%) Finance
2 20 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.67%) Retail
4 8 (2.13%) Electronics
5 5 (1.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.07%) Advertising
6 4 (1.07%) Billing
6 4 (1.07%) French Language
6 4 (1.07%) German Language
6 4 (1.07%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.07%) Publishing
6 4 (1.07%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Military
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (11.47%) Consultant
3 39 (10.40%) Wintel Engineer
4 32 (8.53%) Analyst
5 27 (7.20%) Developer
6 26 (6.93%) Windows Engineer
7 19 (5.07%) Server Engineer
8 18 (4.80%) Security Engineer
9 17 (4.53%) Designer
10 16 (4.27%) Exchange Consultant
10 16 (4.27%) Solutions Designer
10 16 (4.27%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.73%) VMware Engineer
13 13 (3.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (3.47%) Administrator
13 13 (3.47%) Architect
14 12 (3.20%) Microsoft Consultant
14 12 (3.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.93%) .NET
2 35 (9.33%) XML
3 29 (7.73%) Web Services
4 21 (5.60%) HTML
5 19 (5.07%) REST
6 15 (4.00%) CSS
7 13 (3.47%) jQuery
8 10 (2.67%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.67%) SOAP
9 9 (2.40%) Ajax
9 9 (2.40%) RESTful
10 8 (2.13%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.33%) MAPI
11 5 (1.33%) Node.js
12 4 (1.07%) WCF
12 4 (1.07%) XSLT
13 3 (0.80%) WSDL
14 2 (0.53%) Spring
15 1 (0.27%) OAuth
15 1 (0.27%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.60%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.33%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.33%) PKI
3 16 (4.27%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.73%) BYOD
6 10 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.67%) Replication
6 10 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.13%) Clustering
7 8 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.60%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.33%) VCE vBlock
11 4 (1.07%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 235 (62.67%) Windows
2 151 (40.27%) Windows Server
3 122 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (14.13%) Windows 7
7 45 (12.00%) Linux
8 24 (6.40%) Windows 10
9 18 (4.80%) Android
10 12 (3.20%) CentOS
11 11 (2.93%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.67%) Unix
13 9 (2.40%) Ubuntu
14 8 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.33%) Windows CE
17 4 (1.07%) Windows 8
17 4 (1.07%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.53%) VMS
18 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.47%) ITIL
3 45 (12.00%) Migration
4 32 (8.53%) DevOps
5 25 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 25 (6.67%) Service Design
6 22 (5.87%) Change Management
7 21 (5.60%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.80%) Incident Management
8 18 (4.80%) Service Management
9 16 (4.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 16 (4.27%) Problem Management
9 16 (4.27%) Software Deployment
10 15 (4.00%) Scrum
11 14 (3.73%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (3.73%) Infrastructure Management
12 13 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.20%) TDD
14 11 (2.93%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.53%) VBScript
2 72 (19.20%) SQL
3 49 (13.07%) C#
4 44 (11.73%) Python
5 32 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 32 (8.53%) Perl
6 31 (8.27%) VB
7 20 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 19 (5.07%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.80%) Java
10 13 (3.47%) C++
10 13 (3.47%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.67%) Ruby
13 7 (1.87%) C
14 5 (1.33%) PHP
15 2 (0.53%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.53%) C++/CLI
15 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (32.27%) Security Cleared
2 81 (21.60%) SC Cleared
3 39 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (6.13%) DV Cleared
5 21 (5.60%) MCSA
6 16 (4.27%) MCITP
7 14 (3.73%) CEH
7 14 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (3.47%) Degree
9 11 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.40%) CCNP
10 9 (2.40%) CISSP
11 8 (2.13%) CCNA
11 8 (2.13%) CISM
11 8 (2.13%) GCIA
11 8 (2.13%) GCIH
11 8 (2.13%) GIAC
12 6 (1.60%) AWS Certification
12 6 (1.60%) MCSE
12 6 (1.60%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.07%) QA
4 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.53%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 148 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 87 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (13.60%) Hyper-V
4 49 (13.07%) vSphere
5 37 (9.87%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (6.40%) XenDesktop
7 23 (6.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (5.60%) XenApp
9 17 (4.53%) XenServer
10 12 (3.20%) Firmware
10 12 (3.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (2.93%) VMware ESX
12 8 (2.13%) Docker
12 8 (2.13%) vCloud
13 5 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (1.33%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.33%) UAG
14 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (16.00%) SCCM
2 52 (13.87%) Puppet
3 37 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (6.67%) Ansible
5 23 (6.13%) SCOM
6 22 (5.87%) AirWatch
7 20 (5.33%) vRealize
8 18 (4.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 16 (4.27%) NetBackup
9 16 (4.27%) WSUS
10 12 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (2.13%) Packer
12 6 (1.60%) Unicenter
13 5 (1.33%) Netcool
14 4 (1.07%) AppDNA
14 4 (1.07%) EdgeSight
14 4 (1.07%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 4 (1.07%) PowerCLI
14 4 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (1.07%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 162 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 127 (33.87%) VMware
3 50 (13.33%) Citrix
4 49 (13.07%) HP
5 33 (8.80%) Cisco
6 29 (7.73%) Oracle
7 16 (4.27%) NetApp
8 13 (3.47%) MobileIron
8 13 (3.47%) Symantec
9 11 (2.93%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.67%) Bluefish Communications
11 8 (2.13%) Intel Security
12 7 (1.87%) Altiris
12 7 (1.87%) Forcepoint
13 6 (1.60%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.60%) Remedy
14 5 (1.33%) Nimsoft
14 5 (1.33%) SAP
14 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.33%) TOWER Software
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