The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cobham 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 24 June 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
Surrey / Cobham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cobham 66.67% 50.00% 23.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £500 £366 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.51% -13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £351 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 Cobham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cobham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9 5 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cobham 100.00% 50.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 20
Median daily rate £488 £358 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -12.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Cobham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cobham 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 Cobham

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cobham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Cobham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cobham region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) ServiceNow
2 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 5 (71.43%) AppDynamics
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) PaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Gradle
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Ant
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cobham 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 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Gradle
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) AppDynamics
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) ServiceNow