Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 81 70
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 37 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.11% 1.24% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% 2.87% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 9
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -10.94% +60.00%
10th Percentile £305 £351 £350
90th Percentile £490 £367 £595
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 483 592 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 40.55% 43.21% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 287 275
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £251
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £33.38 £33.18 £30.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £49.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
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 21 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 28 £425 +19.30% 14
Peterborough - 2 £363 - 2
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) VMware
4 18 (48.65%) Linux
5 17 (45.95%) DNS
6 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
7 13 (35.14%) Citrix
7 13 (35.14%) NetApp
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
7 13 (35.14%) vSphere
8 12 (32.43%) Data ONTAP
8 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
8 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
9 11 (29.73%) DHCP
9 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (27.03%) XenApp
11 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (21.62%) C#
12 8 (21.62%) SQL
13 7 (18.92%) ITIL
13 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (16.22%) Web Services
14 6 (16.22%) SSL
15 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (13.51%) .NET
15 5 (13.51%) Oracle
15 5 (13.51%) IIS
15 5 (13.51%) Publishing

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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.70%) Documentum
6 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) Office 365
4 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.70%) GitHub
5 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) SSL
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) Network Security
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) GitLab
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Grunt
2 1 (2.70%) gulp
2 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.70%) Mocha
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Trac
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (13.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Site Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 2 (5.41%) OAuth
3 2 (5.41%) SAML
3 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) Express
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) Polymer
4 1 (2.70%) React
4 1 (2.70%) Sass
4 1 (2.70%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) PKI
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) Data ONTAP
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) DevOps
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Antivirus Management
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (5.41%) Microservices
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C#
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Tcl
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ARP4754
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) vSphere
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.03%) XenApp
5 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (2.70%) Docker
8 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.70%) KVM
8 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) WSUS
2 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.11%) vMotion
3 2 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.70%) Kibana
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Packer
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Rancher
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Citrix
3 13 (35.14%) NetApp
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) New Relic
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec