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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 34 41
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 17 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.26% 3.43% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.20% 11.11% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 13
10th Percentile £173 £160 £358
25th Percentile £320 £217 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £435 £320 £450
Median % change year-on-year +35.94% -28.89% +12.50%
75th Percentile £486 £366 £500
90th Percentile £594 £529 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -2.86%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 241 153 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.11% 30.91% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 105 163
10th Percentile £297 £270 £351
25th Percentile £413 £325 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £538 £519 £538
90th Percentile £625 £613 £638
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 5
10th Percentile £12.39 £11.25 £43.20
25th Percentile £42.50 £16.67 £45.00
Median hourly rate £57.00 £22.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +153.33% -52.63% -
75th Percentile £58.75 £44.88 £48.75
90th Percentile - £52.40 £64.50
East of England median hourly rate £56.00 £40.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +40.00% +61.94% -48.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Peterborough -15 19 £350 +9.38%
Cambridge -9 7 £588 +128.60% 6
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 17 (62.96%) Azure
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (40.74%) AWS
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) SLA
5 10 (37.04%) DevOps
6 9 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 9 (33.33%) ITIL
6 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
7 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
7 8 (29.63%) Change Management
7 8 (29.63%) Agile
7 8 (29.63%) Amazon S3
7 8 (29.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (29.63%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (29.63%) Terraform
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
9 6 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (22.22%) Skype
9 6 (22.22%) OneDrive
9 6 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2019

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Azure
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (40.74%) AWS
4 8 (29.63%) Amazon S3
4 8 (29.63%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (22.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 6 (22.22%) OneDrive
5 6 (22.22%) Route 53
5 6 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (11.11%) GitHub
6 3 (11.11%) IaaS
6 3 (11.11%) PaaS
6 3 (11.11%) Power Platform
7 2 (7.41%) Serverless
8 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.70%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) Skype
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Intranet
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Power BI
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) React Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) GraphQL
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) Kendo UI
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) React
2 2 (7.41%) Swagger
2 2 (7.41%) Velocity
2 2 (7.41%) XHR
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) ARM Templates
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2019
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Agile
3 8 (29.63%) Change Management
3 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
4 6 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
7 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (7.41%) Operational Stability
8 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.41%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Bash
4 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.70%) Lua
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) MCTS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) RHEV
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 8 (29.63%) Terraform
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Grafana
3 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) CloudEndure
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Commvault
5 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow