The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 43 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.54% 0.74% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 1.84% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 163 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.16% 39.95% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 85
Median daily rate £400 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Cambridge

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Clustering
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (35.29%) WSUS
5 6 (35.29%) LDAP
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) PKI
7 4 (23.53%) OAuth
7 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (23.53%) SAML
8 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (17.65%) OCP
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) DTS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) LDAP
2 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) NFC
3 1 (5.88%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) DTS
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) DBA
2 3 (17.65%) Identity Management Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) OAuth
2 4 (23.53%) SAML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) FastCGI
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) PKI
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Database Security
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Push Notifications
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Tcl
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCDBA
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) OCP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) WSUS
2 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Data Guard
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM
5 1 (5.88%) Ansible
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.88%) OpenAM
5 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (5.88%) Salt
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) ForgeRock
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
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