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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / South East
Rank 95 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 175 184 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.31% 2.11% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.85% 6.25% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 110 112
Median daily rate £350 £389 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 - £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
2555 2945 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.68% 33.80% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1945 1871
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 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 109 123
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +15 82 £328 -4.23% 10
Berkshire +7 38 £475 +18.75% 5
Surrey 0 26 £375 -2.59% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 17 £350 -12.50% 4
Middlesex +8 5 £350 -
Oxfordshire 0 4 - - 3
West Sussex -7 3 £265 -7.82% 3
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 233 (66.38%) Windows
2 156 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 149 (42.45%) Microsoft
4 143 (40.74%) Windows Server
5 132 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 125 (35.61%) Security Cleared
7 124 (35.33%) VMware
8 98 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (23.65%) SC Cleared
10 82 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 74 (21.08%) SQL
12 69 (19.66%) VBScript
13 65 (18.52%) SQL Server
14 64 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
15 62 (17.66%) ITIL
16 61 (17.38%) Puppet
17 60 (17.09%) MS Exchange
17 60 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (15.95%) Linux
19 55 (15.67%) Windows 7
20 54 (15.38%) DNS
21 53 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (15.10%) vSphere
22 52 (14.81%) SCCM
22 52 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
23 51 (14.53%) Citrix
24 50 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
25 47 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
26 46 (13.11%) Office 365
26 46 (13.11%) Python

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 60 (17.09%) MS Exchange
2 47 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (12.54%) Skype for Business
4 29 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (5.13%) IIS
7 13 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.56%) Drupal
10 7 (1.99%) CMS
10 7 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.99%) WordPress
11 5 (1.42%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.14%) NServiceBus
12 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.57%) Confluence
14 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (13.11%) Office 365
4 13 (3.70%) IaaS
5 12 (3.42%) AWS CloudTrail
6 7 (1.99%) PaaS
7 6 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (1.42%) SoftLayer
9 4 (1.14%) GitHub
9 4 (1.14%) SaaS
10 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.38%) DNS
2 39 (11.11%) Firewall
3 27 (7.69%) DHCP
4 26 (7.41%) Skype
5 22 (6.27%) SAN
6 18 (5.13%) TCP/IP
7 17 (4.84%) SMTP
8 16 (4.56%) LAN
8 16 (4.56%) VoIP
9 15 (4.27%) NetScaler
9 15 (4.27%) VPN
9 15 (4.27%) WAN
10 10 (2.85%) FTP
11 8 (2.28%) Kerberos
11 8 (2.28%) LDAP
12 7 (1.99%) SNMP
12 7 (1.99%) SSL
13 6 (1.71%) HTTP
14 5 (1.42%) VSAN
15 4 (1.14%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.70%) MySQL
4 11 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (2.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.14%) MS Access
8 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.28%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (6.84%) Git (software)
1 24 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.13%) MSI
3 13 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.42%) Selenium
5 11 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 10 (2.85%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.85%) NUnit
6 10 (2.85%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.85%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.56%) MSTest
8 7 (1.99%) MSBuild
8 7 (1.99%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.71%) Metasploit
10 4 (1.14%) AdminStudio
10 4 (1.14%) JSUnit
11 3 (0.85%) Fiddler
11 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (5.98%) Finance
2 15 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.13%) Retail
4 4 (1.14%) Advertising
5 3 (0.85%) Electronics
5 3 (0.85%) Legal
5 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.85%) Marketing
5 3 (0.85%) Military
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 46 (13.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 41 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (9.97%) Consultant
4 24 (6.84%) Windows Engineer
5 23 (6.55%) Analyst
6 22 (6.27%) Developer
7 21 (5.98%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.70%) Server Engineer
9 19 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (4.84%) Security Engineer
11 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Consultant
12 15 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (3.99%) Architect
13 14 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.99%) Exchange Consultant
14 13 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (3.70%) Designer
14 13 (3.70%) Office 365 Consultant
14 13 (3.70%) Windows Specialist
15 12 (3.42%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.83%) XML
2 30 (8.55%) .NET
3 29 (8.26%) Web Services
4 24 (6.84%) HTML
5 20 (5.70%) CSS
6 19 (5.41%) REST
7 14 (3.99%) jQuery
8 11 (3.13%) SOAP
9 10 (2.85%) Ajax
10 9 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.56%) RESTful
11 8 (2.28%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.28%) JSON
11 8 (2.28%) WCF
12 7 (1.99%) YAML
13 4 (1.14%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.14%) LESS
13 4 (1.14%) XSLT
14 3 (0.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 18 (5.13%) PKI
3 17 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.85%) Replication
7 8 (2.28%) BYOD
7 8 (2.28%) Clustering
7 8 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.99%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.99%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.71%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.14%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 3 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 233 (66.38%) Windows
2 143 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 132 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (15.95%) Linux
6 55 (15.67%) Windows 7
7 52 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (5.70%) Windows 10
9 14 (3.99%) Unix
10 11 (3.13%) CentOS
11 10 (2.85%) Android
12 9 (2.56%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 4 (1.14%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.57%) VMS
17 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.66%) ITIL
2 60 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (11.68%) Migration
4 32 (9.12%) DevOps
5 27 (7.69%) Change Management
6 23 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (6.27%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (5.70%) Configuration Management
9 19 (5.41%) Service Design
10 18 (5.13%) Incident Management
11 17 (4.84%) Scrum
11 17 (4.84%) Service Management
12 15 (4.27%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (4.27%) TDD
13 14 (3.99%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.99%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.70%) Software Deployment
15 12 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (3.42%) Mobile Device Management
15 12 (3.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.08%) SQL
2 69 (19.66%) VBScript
3 46 (13.11%) Python
4 39 (11.11%) C#
5 30 (8.55%) JavaScript
6 29 (8.26%) Perl
7 25 (7.12%) Bash Shell
8 20 (5.70%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.84%) VB
10 15 (4.27%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.99%) Java
12 11 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.85%) Ruby
14 7 (1.99%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.71%) C
16 5 (1.42%) PHP
17 4 (1.14%) C++
18 2 (0.57%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.57%) VBA
19 1 (0.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 125 (35.61%) Security Cleared
2 83 (23.65%) SC Cleared
3 50 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (7.12%) MCSA
5 23 (6.55%) DV Cleared
6 21 (5.98%) MCITP
7 16 (4.56%) MCSE
8 12 (3.42%) Degree
8 12 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.99%) CCNP
10 7 (1.99%) CEH
11 6 (1.71%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.71%) CCNA
11 6 (1.71%) RHCT
12 5 (1.42%) MCP
12 5 (1.42%) MCTS
13 4 (1.14%) VCDX
14 2 (0.57%) ISEB
14 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.56%) SLA
2 7 (1.99%) QA
3 6 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 156 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 82 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (15.10%) vSphere
4 43 (12.25%) Hyper-V
5 39 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (6.55%) XenDesktop
7 19 (5.41%) VMware ESX
8 18 (5.13%) XenApp
8 18 (5.13%) XenServer
9 15 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (3.42%) Firmware
11 10 (2.85%) Docker
12 9 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.99%) vCloud
14 5 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (1.42%) ISA Server
14 5 (1.42%) UAG
15 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (17.38%) Puppet
2 52 (14.81%) SCCM
3 46 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (9.69%) Ansible
5 19 (5.41%) vRealize
6 18 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 15 (4.27%) SCOM
8 13 (3.70%) AirWatch
9 11 (3.13%) WSUS
10 8 (2.28%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.42%) Netcool
11 5 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.42%) Packer
12 4 (1.14%) AppDNA
12 4 (1.14%) EdgeSight
12 4 (1.14%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.85%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 149 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 124 (35.33%) VMware
3 51 (14.53%) Citrix
4 36 (10.26%) HP
5 34 (9.69%) Cisco
6 26 (7.41%) Oracle
7 21 (5.98%) NetApp
8 11 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.85%) Bluefish Communications
9 10 (2.85%) Intel Security
10 8 (2.28%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.99%) Forcepoint
12 6 (1.71%) AppDynamics
12 6 (1.71%) F5
12 6 (1.71%) Symantec
13 5 (1.42%) Altiris
13 5 (1.42%) Nimsoft
13 5 (1.42%) TOWER Software
14 4 (1.14%) Remedy
14 4 (1.14%) SAP
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