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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 73 76 143
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +67
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 241 253 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.72% 2.65% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.63% 7.56% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 158 60
Median daily rate £385 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.25 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.80% -52.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
3158 3347 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.65% 35.00% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 2106 1581
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 £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 89 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +3 78 £347 -0.85% 19
Surrey +11 69 £413 +6.45% 11
Berkshire +23 50 £400 +5.96% 14
Kent +13 15 £453 -3.72% 2
Oxfordshire -2 11 £288 -30.30% 2
West Sussex -17 8 £240 -31.42% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 6 £417 +6.65% 6
East Sussex +13 2 £375 +26.05%
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 310 (59.85%) Windows
2 266 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 214 (41.31%) Active Directory
4 161 (31.08%) SQL
5 157 (30.31%) SQL Server
6 152 (29.34%) VMware
6 152 (29.34%) Windows Server
7 148 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 123 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 121 (23.36%) VBScript
10 119 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 110 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 107 (20.66%) .NET
13 102 (19.69%) Linux
14 95 (18.34%) C#
14 95 (18.34%) DevOps
15 94 (18.15%) SC Cleared
16 90 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 90 (17.37%) MS Excel
17 86 (16.60%) Office 365
18 85 (16.41%) DNS
19 84 (16.22%) SCCM
20 78 (15.06%) MS Exchange
21 76 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 75 (14.48%) Python
23 73 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
24 72 (13.90%) Migration
25 71 (13.71%) ITIL
25 71 (13.71%) VB
26 65 (12.55%) Citrix

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 78 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 61 (11.78%) SharePoint
3 43 (8.30%) IIS
4 39 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (2.70%) Skype for Business
9 13 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (2.32%) OpenStack
11 11 (2.12%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.93%) Apache
12 10 (1.93%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.74%) Live Communications Server
13 9 (1.74%) Tomcat
14 8 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
15 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 90 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 119 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (16.60%) Office 365
3 50 (9.65%) IaaS
4 48 (9.27%) PaaS
5 34 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.74%) SaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.39%) Heroku
10 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 85 (16.41%) DNS
2 57 (11.00%) DHCP
3 43 (8.30%) SAN
4 38 (7.34%) Firewall
5 36 (6.95%) VPN
6 31 (5.98%) TCP/IP
7 21 (4.05%) LDAP
8 19 (3.67%) IPsec
9 17 (3.28%) LAN
10 16 (3.09%) SMTP
10 16 (3.09%) WAN
11 14 (2.70%) IPv6
12 13 (2.51%) HTTP
13 12 (2.32%) Internet
14 11 (2.12%) Software-Defined Networking
14 11 (2.12%) SSL
15 10 (1.93%) BGP
16 9 (1.74%) MPLS
17 8 (1.54%) NetScaler
18 7 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (30.31%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 23 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.54%) MS Access
7 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.97%) Big Data
10 5 (0.97%) MySQL
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.77%) DocumentDB
11 4 (0.77%) QlikView
11 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 40 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.70%) Subversion
5 14 (2.70%) Vagrant
6 11 (2.12%) JIRA
7 10 (1.93%) MSI
8 7 (1.35%) Ant
8 7 (1.35%) Hudson
8 7 (1.35%) Maven
8 7 (1.35%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.16%) StarTeam
9 6 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.77%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.58%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.58%) Selenium
11 3 (0.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (10.62%) Finance
2 13 (2.51%) Banking
3 11 (2.12%) Marketing
4 9 (1.74%) French Language
4 9 (1.74%) German Language
4 9 (1.74%) Italian Language
4 9 (1.74%) Spanish Language
5 5 (0.97%) Advertising
5 5 (0.97%) Back Office
5 5 (0.97%) Military
6 4 (0.77%) Retail
6 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.58%) Law
7 3 (0.58%) Local Government
7 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.39%) Automotive
8 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 68 (13.13%) Consultant
2 50 (9.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (8.88%) Support Engineer
4 44 (8.49%) Developer
5 39 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
6 34 (6.56%) Azure Engineer
7 30 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (5.21%) Azure DevOps
9 25 (4.83%) Analyst
10 23 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
11 21 (4.05%) Server Engineer
11 21 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
12 18 (3.47%) .NET Developer
12 18 (3.47%) Administrator
13 17 (3.28%) Migration Consultant
14 16 (3.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 16 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (3.09%) Architect
14 16 (3.09%) DBA
14 16 (3.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (20.66%) .NET
2 43 (8.30%) XML
3 33 (6.37%) HTML
4 31 (5.98%) ASP.NET
5 29 (5.60%) CSS
6 24 (4.63%) Web Services
7 19 (3.67%) jQuery
8 15 (2.90%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (2.32%) HTML5
10 12 (2.32%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (2.12%) SOAP
12 10 (1.93%) Laravel
13 9 (1.74%) JSON
13 9 (1.74%) Node.js
14 8 (1.54%) OAuth2
14 8 (1.54%) SAML
15 7 (1.35%) Spring
16 6 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.53%) Clustering
2 24 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.25%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.47%) Public Cloud
5 14 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.70%) Replication
5 14 (2.70%) VCE vBlock
6 13 (2.51%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.12%) PKI
8 9 (1.74%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.74%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.35%) Statistics
10 6 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.77%) Wiki
12 3 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 310 (59.85%) Windows
2 152 (29.34%) Windows Server
3 123 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (19.69%) Linux
6 52 (10.04%) Windows 7
6 52 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (9.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (7.72%) Unix
9 39 (7.53%) Windows 10
10 20 (3.86%) VMS
11 14 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 14 (2.70%) Ubuntu
12 12 (2.32%) CentOS
13 11 (2.12%) Windows Vista
13 11 (2.12%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.93%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.54%) zOS
16 7 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.97%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.34%) DevOps
2 73 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (13.90%) Migration
4 71 (13.71%) ITIL
5 50 (9.65%) Configuration Management
6 34 (6.56%) Release Management
7 30 (5.79%) Service Management
8 28 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (5.41%) Workflow
9 27 (5.21%) High Availability
10 26 (5.02%) Performance Monitoring
10 26 (5.02%) Scrum
11 22 (4.25%) Load Balancing
11 22 (4.25%) Mentoring
11 22 (4.25%) Server Building
12 20 (3.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (3.86%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.67%) Kanban
13 19 (3.67%) Software Deployment
14 18 (3.47%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 161 (31.08%) SQL
2 121 (23.36%) VBScript
3 95 (18.34%) C#
4 75 (14.48%) Python
5 71 (13.71%) VB
6 61 (11.78%) JavaScript
7 58 (11.20%) Ruby
8 46 (8.88%) Perl
9 33 (6.37%) Java
10 31 (5.98%) Bash Shell
11 28 (5.41%) C
12 23 (4.44%) C++
13 22 (4.25%) T-SQL
14 21 (4.05%) Shell Script
15 20 (3.86%) VB.NET
16 11 (2.12%) PHP
17 7 (1.35%) Tcl
18 3 (0.58%) R
18 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
19 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 94 (18.15%) SC Cleared
3 76 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 42 (8.11%) MCSE
5 35 (6.76%) Degree
6 29 (5.60%) MCITP
7 20 (3.86%) MCSA
8 16 (3.09%) MCTS
9 15 (2.90%) ISTQB
10 14 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 9 (1.74%) MCSD
13 8 (1.54%) CEH
13 8 (1.54%) ISEB
14 6 (1.16%) CISSP
14 6 (1.16%) GCIA
14 6 (1.16%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.51%) SLA
2 5 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.77%) GPG13
4 3 (0.58%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 214 (41.31%) Active Directory
2 90 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (10.81%) vSphere
4 53 (10.23%) Hyper-V
5 34 (6.56%) XenApp
6 21 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.51%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.32%) XenServer
10 11 (2.12%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.54%) Docker
12 7 (1.35%) vCloud
13 6 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.58%) Xen
16 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 84 (16.22%) SCCM
2 65 (12.55%) Puppet
3 44 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (8.11%) SCOM
5 22 (4.25%) Ansible
5 22 (4.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (3.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (3.47%) SCVMM
7 15 (2.90%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.90%) Netcool
7 15 (2.90%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (2.70%) SCSM
9 12 (2.32%) SCDPM
9 12 (2.32%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.54%) Unicenter
11 8 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 8 (1.54%) WMI
12 6 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 266 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 152 (29.34%) VMware
3 65 (12.55%) Citrix
4 62 (11.97%) HP
5 55 (10.62%) Oracle
6 47 (9.07%) Cisco
7 40 (7.72%) Red Hat
8 24 (4.63%) EMC
9 19 (3.67%) AppDynamics
9 19 (3.67%) IBM
10 16 (3.09%) Splunk
11 14 (2.70%) Dynatrace
12 13 (2.51%) New Relic
13 12 (2.32%) NetApp
14 11 (2.12%) Dell
14 11 (2.12%) Juniper
14 11 (2.12%) Symantec
15 8 (1.54%) Blue Coat
15 8 (1.54%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.54%) Veritas
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £3325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: 380
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago