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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 71 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +53
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 261 237 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.86% 2.53% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 7.56% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 140 61
Median daily rate £410 £388 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -11.86%
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
3118 3134 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.12% 33.52% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1929 1673
Median daily rate £400 £355 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 87 106
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.79 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 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
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 30 May 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 30 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
(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
Berkshire +43 82 £413 +10.00% 8
Hampshire -6 82 £411 +9.66% 9
Surrey +5 52 £475 +15.15% 12
Kent -5 11 £376 -16.38%
West Sussex -35 11 £300 -7.69% 4
Oxfordshire -4 10 £305 -2.40% 4
Buckinghamshire -22 10 £403 +5.92% 6
East Sussex - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 279 (61.86%) Windows
2 252 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 206 (45.68%) Active Directory
4 169 (37.47%) SQL
5 144 (31.93%) VMware
5 144 (31.93%) Windows Server
6 132 (29.27%) SQL Server
7 125 (27.72%) Security Cleared
8 120 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 114 (25.28%) VBScript
10 104 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 103 (22.84%) .NET
12 100 (22.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 95 (21.06%) MS Excel
14 94 (20.84%) C#
15 92 (20.40%) Linux
16 86 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 85 (18.85%) SCCM
18 81 (17.96%) DevOps
19 77 (17.07%) SC Cleared
19 77 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
20 73 (16.19%) VB
21 72 (15.96%) DNS
22 67 (14.86%) Python
23 66 (14.63%) Citrix
24 64 (14.19%) HP
24 64 (14.19%) SharePoint
25 61 (13.53%) JavaScript
25 61 (13.53%) Puppet
26 60 (13.30%) Migration

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 64 (14.19%) SharePoint
2 55 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 53 (11.75%) IIS
4 28 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.55%) OpenStack
8 14 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (3.10%) WebSphere
9 13 (2.88%) Apache
9 13 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.44%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.00%) Live Communications Server
12 8 (1.77%) Node.js
13 7 (1.55%) Skype for Business
14 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 95 (21.06%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.32%) MS Office
3 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 100 (22.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (12.20%) Office 365
3 36 (7.98%) IaaS
4 35 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (7.76%) PaaS
5 34 (7.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.00%) SaaS
8 2 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.96%) DNS
2 52 (11.53%) DHCP
3 42 (9.31%) Firewall
4 39 (8.65%) SAN
5 30 (6.65%) VPN
6 24 (5.32%) LDAP
7 23 (5.10%) WAN
8 21 (4.66%) LAN
9 20 (4.43%) TCP/IP
10 18 (3.99%) SMTP
11 12 (2.66%) IPsec
11 12 (2.66%) IPv6
12 11 (2.44%) Internet
12 11 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (2.22%) BGP
13 10 (2.22%) HTTP
13 10 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
14 9 (2.00%) NetScaler
15 8 (1.77%) VLAN
16 7 (1.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.77%) MS Access
10 8 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.33%) MySQL
13 5 (1.11%) Big Data
13 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.89%) QlikView
15 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (8.87%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.65%) Visual Studio
3 29 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (3.55%) JIRA
6 14 (3.10%) MSI
6 14 (3.10%) Subversion
7 13 (2.88%) Vagrant
8 12 (2.66%) Ant
8 12 (2.66%) Hudson
8 12 (2.66%) Maven
9 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.33%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.89%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.67%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.67%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.67%) Selenium
12 3 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 50 (11.09%) Finance
2 16 (3.55%) Marketing
3 15 (3.33%) Banking
4 8 (1.77%) French Language
4 8 (1.77%) German Language
4 8 (1.77%) Italian Language
4 8 (1.77%) Spanish Language
5 7 (1.55%) Military
6 4 (0.89%) Advertising
7 3 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) Law
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (12.42%) Consultant
2 54 (11.97%) Developer
3 48 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 37 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (6.87%) Azure Engineer
6 29 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.54%) Analyst
8 24 (5.32%) Administrator
9 22 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
10 21 (4.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (4.21%) Microsoft Consultant
13 17 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
14 16 (3.55%) .NET Developer
14 16 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (3.55%) Architect
15 15 (3.33%) Field Engineer
15 15 (3.33%) Server Engineer
16 14 (3.10%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (22.84%) .NET
2 47 (10.42%) XML
3 37 (8.20%) HTML
4 33 (7.32%) CSS
5 31 (6.87%) ASP.NET
6 25 (5.54%) jQuery
7 18 (3.99%) AngularJS
8 17 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (3.55%) HTML5
9 16 (3.55%) Web Services
10 14 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (3.10%) SOAP
11 13 (2.88%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.88%) Laravel
12 9 (2.00%) JSON
13 8 (1.77%) OAuth2
13 8 (1.77%) SAML
14 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.11%) Middleware
15 4 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.43%) Computer Science
2 27 (5.99%) Clustering
3 22 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.99%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.44%) PKI
6 10 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.22%) VCE vBlock
7 9 (2.00%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.00%) Replication
7 9 (2.00%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.55%) Statistics
9 6 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.89%) NHS
10 4 (0.89%) Wiki
11 3 (0.67%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 279 (61.86%) Windows
2 144 (31.93%) Windows Server
3 120 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (20.40%) Linux
6 56 (12.42%) Windows 7
7 50 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (10.86%) Unix
9 43 (9.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (5.32%) Windows 10
11 21 (4.66%) VMS
12 15 (3.33%) Mac OS X
13 14 (3.10%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.66%) Windows Vista
14 12 (2.66%) Windows XP
15 11 (2.44%) zOS
16 9 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (1.55%) CentOS
17 7 (1.55%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.96%) DevOps
2 60 (13.30%) Migration
3 59 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (13.08%) Configuration Management
3 59 (13.08%) ITIL
4 37 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (7.98%) Workflow
6 34 (7.54%) Service Management
7 22 (4.88%) Web Development
8 21 (4.66%) Software Deployment
9 20 (4.43%) Load Balancing
9 20 (4.43%) Project Management
10 19 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 19 (4.21%) Use Case
11 18 (3.99%) Software Testing
12 16 (3.55%) Mentoring
12 16 (3.55%) Release Management
13 15 (3.33%) High Availability
13 15 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 169 (37.47%) SQL
2 114 (25.28%) VBScript
3 94 (20.84%) C#
4 73 (16.19%) VB
5 67 (14.86%) Python
6 61 (13.53%) JavaScript
7 59 (13.08%) Ruby
8 37 (8.20%) Perl
9 35 (7.76%) Java
10 27 (5.99%) C++
11 21 (4.66%) C
12 20 (4.43%) T-SQL
13 19 (4.21%) Bash Shell
14 17 (3.77%) Shell Script
15 15 (3.33%) PHP
16 14 (3.10%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.55%) Tcl
18 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
19 2 (0.44%) R
19 2 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 125 (27.72%) Security Cleared
2 77 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 39 (8.65%) DV Cleared
3 39 (8.65%) MCSE
4 34 (7.54%) MCITP
5 32 (7.10%) Degree
6 21 (4.66%) MCSA
7 20 (4.43%) MCTS
8 15 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.88%) MCSD
10 12 (2.66%) ISTQB
11 11 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.22%) ISEB
13 8 (1.77%) CEH
14 6 (1.33%) CISM
14 6 (1.33%) GCIA
14 6 (1.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.66%) SLA
2 7 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.67%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) GPG13
System Software
1 206 (45.68%) Active Directory
2 86 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (11.97%) Hyper-V
3 54 (11.97%) vSphere
4 32 (7.10%) XenApp
5 20 (4.43%) XenServer
6 17 (3.77%) VMware ESX
7 16 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (3.10%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.66%) Docker
9 12 (2.66%) Terminal Services
10 9 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.77%) vCloud
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.67%) Xen
14 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.22%) KVM
15 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 85 (18.85%) SCCM
2 61 (13.53%) Puppet
3 53 (11.75%) SCOM
4 31 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (5.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 22 (4.88%) SCVMM
7 19 (4.21%) Ansible
7 19 (4.21%) SCOrch
8 17 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (3.33%) Netcool
9 15 (3.33%) WSUS
10 13 (2.88%) NetBackup
11 12 (2.66%) Tivoli
12 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (2.00%) SCSM
13 8 (1.77%) Unicenter
13 8 (1.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (1.77%) WMI
14 7 (1.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (1.55%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 252 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 144 (31.93%) VMware
3 66 (14.63%) Citrix
4 64 (14.19%) HP
5 58 (12.86%) Oracle
6 47 (10.42%) Cisco
7 43 (9.53%) Red Hat
8 23 (5.10%) IBM
9 21 (4.66%) Splunk
10 18 (3.99%) Dell
11 17 (3.77%) EMC
12 13 (2.88%) Intel Security
13 11 (2.44%) Lumension
14 10 (2.22%) Juniper
15 9 (2.00%) NetApp
16 8 (1.77%) Blue Coat
16 8 (1.77%) Meridio
16 8 (1.77%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.77%) Veritas
17 7 (1.55%) RightScale
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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