Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 83 111
Rank change year-on-year +16 +28 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 152 129 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.36% 2.69% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.04% 6.95% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 50
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £268
90th Percentile £518 £535 £541
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
East of England median hourly rate £48.75 £16.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +193.14% +0.79% -61.18%
10th Percentile £44.13 £15.41 £15.75
90th Percentile £52.38 £35.43 £17.25
England median hourly rate £41.53 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -5.61% +35.38% +44.44%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,681 1,855 1,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.15% 38.73% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1,071 1,048
East of England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £304 £295 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 115 135
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.21% +8.21%
10th Percentile £17.25 £18.35 £30.60
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in the East of England

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in the East of England

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 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
Hertfordshire +1 72 £425 - 22
Cambridgeshire +34 36 £425 -8.11% 20
Bedfordshire +19 17 £450 +50.00% 6
Essex -20 12 £538 +59.26% 3
Suffolk +8 9 £425 - 2
Norfolk +13 6 £385 -
East Anglia - 1 - - 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 East of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 93 (61.18%) Windows
2 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
3 61 (40.13%) Active Directory
4 60 (39.47%) VMware
5 36 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (23.68%) Office 365
5 36 (23.68%) Windows Server
6 35 (23.03%) DNS
7 33 (21.71%) Linux
8 30 (19.74%) DevOps
8 30 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (18.42%) .NET
10 27 (17.76%) SQL
11 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
11 26 (17.11%) Bash Shell
12 25 (16.45%) vSphere
12 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
12 25 (16.45%) C#
12 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (15.79%) ITIL
13 24 (15.79%) Citrix
14 23 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (14.47%) SharePoint
16 21 (13.82%) Workflow
16 21 (13.82%) SCCM
17 18 (11.84%) Hyper-V
18 17 (11.18%) REST
18 17 (11.18%) MS Exchange
18 17 (11.18%) Python
18 17 (11.18%) LDAP

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 17 (11.18%) MS Exchange
3 14 (9.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.61%) Confluence
6 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.29%) IIS
7 4 (2.63%) Apache
7 4 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.32%) JBoss
9 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.66%) Documentum
10 1 (0.66%) nginx
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 36 (23.68%) Office 365
2 23 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.97%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.97%) PaaS
4 3 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.32%) GitHub
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Serverless
6 1 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.03%) DNS
2 15 (9.87%) Firewall
3 12 (7.89%) DHCP
4 10 (6.58%) HTTP
5 9 (5.92%) SSL
5 9 (5.92%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.95%) Skype
7 5 (3.29%) FTP
7 5 (3.29%) HTTPS
7 5 (3.29%) VPN
8 4 (2.63%) VoIP
9 3 (1.97%) Network Security
9 3 (1.97%) Wireless
10 2 (1.32%) LAN
10 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.32%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.32%) WAN
11 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.66%) IPv4
11 1 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.63%) Big Data
4 4 (2.63%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) DTS
7 1 (0.66%) MySQL
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.24%) JIRA
2 11 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio Code
4 9 (5.92%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.92%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.63%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.97%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.32%) Maven
10 1 (0.66%) Ant
10 1 (0.66%) git-flow
10 1 (0.66%) Selenium
10 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.66%) Subversion
10 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (9.21%) Law
2 10 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.29%) Publishing
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Finance
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (13.82%) Developer
2 19 (12.50%) Analyst
2 19 (12.50%) Consultant
3 16 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) Administrator
6 7 (4.61%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Active Directory Specialist
7 6 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Architect
8 5 (3.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (3.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.42%) .NET
2 17 (11.18%) LDAP
2 17 (11.18%) REST
3 15 (9.87%) ASP.NET
4 14 (9.21%) jQuery
5 13 (8.55%) CAML
5 13 (8.55%) CSS
6 10 (6.58%) Web Services
7 5 (3.29%) SOAP
8 4 (2.63%) HTML
8 4 (2.63%) JSON
9 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.97%) Node.js
9 3 (1.97%) SAML
10 2 (1.32%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.32%) React
10 2 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.61%) PKI
2 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.97%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.66%) LIMS
6 1 (0.66%) PACS
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
6 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 93 (61.18%) Windows
2 36 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.71%) Linux
4 15 (9.87%) Windows 7
4 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.24%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.58%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.97%) Unix
10 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.66%) Android
11 1 (0.66%) CentOS
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.74%) DevOps
2 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.79%) ITIL
4 21 (13.82%) Workflow
5 15 (9.87%) Configuration Management
5 15 (9.87%) Migration
6 11 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (5.92%) Change Management
7 9 (5.92%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (5.26%) Scrum
9 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.61%) High Availability
9 7 (4.61%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.61%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (3.29%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.76%) SQL
2 26 (17.11%) Bash Shell
3 25 (16.45%) C#
3 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.18%) Java
4 17 (11.18%) Python
5 10 (6.58%) Ruby
5 10 (6.58%) VBScript
6 7 (4.61%) Perl
7 3 (1.97%) C
8 2 (1.32%) PHP
8 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.66%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) Go
9 1 (0.66%) Groovy
9 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.66%) VB
9 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.95%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) DBS Check
5 5 (3.29%) MCSA
5 5 (3.29%) MCSE
5 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.32%) CISSP
7 2 (1.32%) GIAC
7 2 (1.32%) MCTS
7 2 (1.32%) VCP5
7 2 (1.32%) VCP6
8 1 (0.66%) CCA
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.66%) GDPR
2 1 (0.66%) HL7
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (40.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (16.45%) vSphere
4 18 (11.84%) Hyper-V
5 13 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (8.55%) XenApp
6 11 (7.24%) Docker
7 9 (5.92%) DFS Replication
7 9 (5.92%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (5.92%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.26%) VMware NSX
9 6 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.97%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.97%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.32%) Firmware
12 2 (1.32%) KVM
13 1 (0.66%) NFS
13 1 (0.66%) vCloud
13 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (13.82%) SCCM
2 12 (7.89%) vRealize
2 12 (7.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 11 (7.24%) Puppet
4 10 (6.58%) Ansible
4 10 (6.58%) SCOM
5 9 (5.92%) vCenter Server
6 8 (5.26%) Terraform
7 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (3.95%) Kubernetes
9 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (2.63%) WSUS
11 3 (1.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.97%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.97%) Kibana
11 3 (1.97%) Salt
11 3 (1.97%) vMotion
12 2 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 60 (39.47%) VMware
3 24 (15.79%) Citrix
4 15 (9.87%) Nintex
5 11 (7.24%) NetApp
6 9 (5.92%) Sony
7 7 (4.61%) Google
7 7 (4.61%) Oracle
8 5 (3.29%) Cisco
9 4 (2.63%) CA
9 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.97%) HP
10 3 (1.97%) McAfee
11 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.32%) IBM
11 2 (1.32%) New Relic
11 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.66%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.66%) F5
12 1 (0.66%) Twitter