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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 44 59 38
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.51% 0.32% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 0.77% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £400 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +21.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £389 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £399 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £399 £340
% change year-on-year -12.22% +17.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 237 261 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.80% 42.03% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 139 137
Median daily rate £375 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 17
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 £33.00 £14.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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
Cambridge +22 8 £400 +3.22% 3
PowerShell
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Clustering
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) DHCP
6 6 (31.58%) LDAP
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) WSUS
7 5 (26.32%) IIS
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) MCSE
7 5 (26.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (21.05%) High Availability
8 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
8 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (21.05%) SAML
8 4 (21.05%) PKI
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (21.05%) OAuth
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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Top Related 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) LDAP
2 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) NFC
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMPP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) DTS
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) OAuth
2 4 (21.05%) SAML
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) FastCGI
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) OAuth2
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Database Security
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Push Notifications
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Tcl
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) MCDBA
3 3 (15.79%) OCP
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 5 (26.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) DameWare
4 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.26%) OpenAM
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Kaspersky
4 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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