Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 80 62
Rank change year-on-year +30 -18 +18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 36 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.37% 1.17% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.45% 2.64% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 9
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +15.63% +60.00%
10th Percentile £313 £351 £305
90th Percentile £501 £525 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £362 £400
% change year-on-year +17.48% -9.56% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £16.18 -
East of England median hourly rate £48.75 £16.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year +193.14% +0.79% -61.18%

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 483 569 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 45.27% 44.35% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 277 230
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £250
90th Percentile £563 £494 £494
East of England median daily rate £435 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +4.82% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 72 54
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +1.20%
10th Percentile £27.35 £32.58 £32.50
90th Percentile £54.63 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

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 January 2019.

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

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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 21 January 2019. 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 +12 27 £438 -5.41% 13
Peterborough - 3 £343 - 2
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
5 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) DNS
6 11 (30.56%) NetApp
6 11 (30.56%) vSphere
7 10 (27.78%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (22.22%) XenApp
9 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (22.22%) DevOps
10 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
10 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
11 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (16.67%) SSL
11 6 (16.67%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) .NET
11 6 (16.67%) C#
11 6 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.56%) ColdFusion
5 2 (5.56%) JBoss
5 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Documentum
6 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) GroupWise
6 1 (2.78%) nginx
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.78%) Serverless
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 6 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.78%) DTS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
3 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (13.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Site Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) IT Risk Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.33%) Kanban
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) OCP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) vSphere
4 8 (22.22%) XenApp
5 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) Docker
6 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) KVM
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) vMotion
3 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.56%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.78%) Kibana
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.78%) Packer
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Citrix
3 11 (30.56%) NetApp
4 4 (11.11%) Google
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) New Relic
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Tagetik