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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 83 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 205 258 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.44% 2.65% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.74% 7.80% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 168 110
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.25 £47.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.57% -61.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.50 £35.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £21.25 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -49.52%
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
3043 3308 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.18% 33.91% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1904 2094 1665
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 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 117 110
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £18.84 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +10 71 £360 +7.46% 8
Surrey +7 56 £425 +11.18% 9
Berkshire -4 32 £388 -1.89% 13
Oxfordshire -17 19 £400 - 8
Buckinghamshire +2 15 £413 -8.33% 5
West Sussex -11 7 £240 -27.81% 2
Middlesex +1 3 £500 +17.64% 2
Kent - 2 - - 2
East Sussex 0 1 £375 +26.05% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 273 (57.59%) Windows
2 249 (52.53%) Microsoft
3 176 (37.13%) Active Directory
4 140 (29.54%) Windows Server
5 128 (27.00%) SQL Server
6 125 (26.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 123 (25.95%) SQL
8 120 (25.32%) VMware
9 115 (24.26%) Security Cleared
10 111 (23.42%) VBScript
11 108 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 104 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 95 (20.04%) .NET
14 88 (18.57%) Linux
15 85 (17.93%) MS Exchange
16 82 (17.30%) C#
16 82 (17.30%) DevOps
17 81 (17.09%) Office 365
17 81 (17.09%) DNS
18 77 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 75 (15.82%) SCCM
20 73 (15.40%) Migration
21 72 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
22 67 (14.14%) MS Excel
23 66 (13.92%) SC Cleared
24 64 (13.50%) HP
25 62 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
25 62 (13.08%) Python
26 60 (12.66%) ITIL
27 59 (12.45%) Puppet

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 (17.93%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 32 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (5.06%) IIS
7 23 (4.85%) Skype for Business
8 20 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.90%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.69%) Live Communications Server
12 8 (1.69%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.05%) Apache
15 4 (0.84%) Documentum
15 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Project
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 125 (26.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (17.09%) Office 365
3 46 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (9.07%) IaaS
5 39 (8.23%) PaaS
6 10 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
8 6 (1.27%) GitHub
9 4 (0.84%) SaaS
10 3 (0.63%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.42%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (17.09%) DNS
2 56 (11.81%) DHCP
3 38 (8.02%) SAN
4 33 (6.96%) Firewall
5 25 (5.27%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.06%) VPN
7 21 (4.43%) LAN
8 20 (4.22%) LDAP
9 18 (3.80%) WAN
10 16 (3.38%) Internet
10 16 (3.38%) SMTP
11 13 (2.74%) Kerberos
12 12 (2.53%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.53%) Skype
13 11 (2.32%) IPsec
14 10 (2.11%) SSL
15 8 (1.69%) HTTP
15 8 (1.69%) IPv6
16 7 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (1.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (27.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (4.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.32%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.69%) MS Access
7 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.05%) MySQL
10 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.84%) Big Data
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.84%) QlikView
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.63%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 48 (10.13%) Visual Studio
2 44 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (8.44%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.95%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.74%) Subversion
6 12 (2.53%) MSI
7 11 (2.32%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.90%) MSBuild
8 9 (1.90%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.05%) Metasploit
10 5 (1.05%) Selenium
10 5 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.84%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.63%) NuGet
12 3 (0.63%) WinDbg
General
1 33 (6.96%) Finance
2 10 (2.11%) French Language
2 10 (2.11%) German Language
2 10 (2.11%) Italian Language
2 10 (2.11%) Spanish Language
3 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.27%) Banking
4 6 (1.27%) Electronics
4 6 (1.27%) Marketing
5 5 (1.05%) Back Office
5 5 (1.05%) Military
5 5 (1.05%) Retail
6 4 (0.84%) Advertising
6 4 (0.84%) Billing
7 3 (0.63%) Law
7 3 (0.63%) Local Government
7 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.63%) Publishing
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (13.50%) Consultant
2 48 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (7.81%) Windows Engineer
4 34 (7.17%) Analyst
4 34 (7.17%) Developer
4 34 (7.17%) Support Engineer
5 30 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (5.27%) Azure Engineer
7 22 (4.64%) Azure DevOps
8 20 (4.22%) Administrator
8 20 (4.22%) Wintel Engineer
9 19 (4.01%) Exchange Consultant
10 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Consultant
10 17 (3.59%) Server Engineer
11 16 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (3.38%) PowerShell Engineer
12 15 (3.16%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.16%) Deployment Engineer
12 15 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (20.04%) .NET
2 35 (7.38%) Web Services
3 34 (7.17%) XML
4 33 (6.96%) ASP.NET
5 21 (4.43%) HTML
6 11 (2.32%) .NET Framework
6 11 (2.32%) CSS
6 11 (2.32%) Node.js
7 10 (2.11%) jQuery
7 10 (2.11%) MAPI
8 9 (1.90%) REST
9 8 (1.69%) Spring
10 7 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (1.27%) JSON
11 6 (1.27%) WCF
12 5 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (0.84%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
13 4 (0.84%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.96%) Clustering
2 26 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.64%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.38%) PKI
6 16 (3.38%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.38%) Replication
7 11 (2.32%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.32%) Thin Client
8 10 (2.11%) BYOD
8 10 (2.11%) VCE vBlock
9 9 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.48%) Statistics
12 4 (0.84%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.84%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.84%) Wiki
13 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 273 (57.59%) Windows
2 140 (29.54%) Windows Server
3 108 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (18.57%) Linux
6 54 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (9.28%) Windows 7
8 36 (7.59%) Windows 10
9 34 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (4.85%) Unix
11 19 (4.01%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.74%) CentOS
12 13 (2.74%) Windows 8
13 12 (2.53%) VMS
14 10 (2.11%) Android
14 10 (2.11%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.90%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.05%) SUSE
16 5 (1.05%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.30%) DevOps
2 73 (15.40%) Migration
3 72 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (12.66%) ITIL
5 34 (7.17%) Release Management
6 30 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 26 (5.49%) Server Building
8 24 (5.06%) Scrum
9 22 (4.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 22 (4.64%) Service Management
10 20 (4.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (4.22%) High Availability
11 19 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (4.01%) Information Security
12 18 (3.80%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 16 (3.38%) Kanban
13 16 (3.38%) Mobile Device Management
13 16 (3.38%) Patch Management
13 16 (3.38%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 123 (25.95%) SQL
2 111 (23.42%) VBScript
3 82 (17.30%) C#
4 62 (13.08%) Python
5 55 (11.60%) JavaScript
6 54 (11.39%) VB
7 37 (7.81%) Perl
8 32 (6.75%) Ruby
9 30 (6.33%) Bash Shell
10 26 (5.49%) C++
11 25 (5.27%) T-SQL
12 23 (4.85%) Java
13 19 (4.01%) VB.NET
14 18 (3.80%) Shell Script
15 17 (3.59%) C
16 5 (1.05%) PHP
17 3 (0.63%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.42%) C++/CLI
18 2 (0.42%) R
19 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 115 (24.26%) Security Cleared
2 66 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 62 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (6.96%) DV Cleared
5 28 (5.91%) MCITP
6 26 (5.49%) Degree
7 25 (5.27%) MCSE
8 16 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (3.16%) ISTQB
9 15 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (2.74%) MCTS
11 12 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.32%) CEH
12 11 (2.32%) MCSA
13 10 (2.11%) CISSP
13 10 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 9 (1.90%) CISM
14 9 (1.90%) GCIA
14 9 (1.90%) GIAC
14 9 (1.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.80%) SLA
2 4 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.84%) GPG13
3 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.63%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 176 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 77 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 39 (8.23%) vSphere
5 20 (4.22%) XenApp
6 19 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.11%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (1.69%) vCloud
11 7 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.27%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.27%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.05%) Firmware
14 4 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.63%) XenServer
16 2 (0.42%) Docker
16 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
17 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 75 (15.82%) SCCM
2 59 (12.45%) Puppet
3 41 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (8.65%) SCOM
4 24 (5.06%) Ansible
5 22 (4.64%) NetBackup
6 17 (3.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (2.74%) SCVMM
9 12 (2.53%) SCOrch
10 11 (2.32%) AirWatch
10 11 (2.32%) Unicenter
10 11 (2.32%) WSUS
11 10 (2.11%) Netcool
11 10 (2.11%) SCSM
12 9 (1.90%) vRealize
12 9 (1.90%) WMI
13 8 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 249 (52.53%) Microsoft
2 120 (25.32%) VMware
3 64 (13.50%) HP
4 49 (10.34%) Oracle
5 48 (10.13%) Citrix
6 32 (6.75%) Cisco
7 26 (5.49%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.80%) AppDynamics
8 18 (3.80%) EMC
8 18 (3.80%) Symantec
9 14 (2.95%) Dynatrace
10 13 (2.74%) New Relic
11 10 (2.11%) NetApp
12 9 (1.90%) MobileIron
13 8 (1.69%) Dell
13 8 (1.69%) Meridio
13 8 (1.69%) Veritas
14 6 (1.27%) IBM
15 5 (1.05%) Juniper
15 5 (1.05%) Siebel
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