Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 61 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 +36 +26
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 138 184 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.52% 3.65% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.79% 9.55% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 97 65
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% -8.75%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £296
90th Percentile £498 £500 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +193.57% -1.94%
10th Percentile £26.63 £35.75 £15.32
90th Percentile £46.50 £52.25 £17.04
England median hourly rate £40.82 £41.53 £44.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% -5.61% +55.75%

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 1,410 1,926 1,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.01% 38.15% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 1,184 1,099
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £301 £300 £287
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +2.63% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 78 133
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31.15 £16.63 £15.86
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £53.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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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

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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 19 November 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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PowerShell in the East of England

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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 19 November 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
Cambridgeshire +10 46 £400 -5.88% 18
Hertfordshire -26 44 £400 - 18
Essex +57 18 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire +11 14 £350 -22.22% 3
Norfolk +2 8 £375 -2.60% 4
Suffolk -3 7 £450 +5.88% 7
East Anglia +12 1 £405 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 97 (70.29%) Windows
2 86 (62.32%) Active Directory
3 62 (44.93%) Azure
4 41 (29.71%) Microsoft
5 40 (28.99%) DNS
5 40 (28.99%) Windows Server
6 39 (28.26%) Office 365
7 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (27.54%) VMware
8 37 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (25.36%) AWS
10 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 32 (23.19%) Migration
11 32 (23.19%) Hyper-V
12 31 (22.46%) Skype for Business
13 30 (21.74%) Skype
13 30 (21.74%) DHCP
14 24 (17.39%) Linux
15 23 (16.67%) ITIL
15 23 (16.67%) DevOps
16 22 (15.94%) C#
16 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (15.22%) SQL
17 21 (15.22%) MS Exchange
18 20 (14.49%) .NET
18 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (14.49%) Azure Active Directory
19 19 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (13.04%) SharePoint

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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 31 (22.46%) Skype for Business
2 21 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 16 (11.59%) IIS
6 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.72%) Confluence
10 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (44.93%) Azure
2 39 (28.26%) Office 365
3 35 (25.36%) AWS
4 20 (14.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (7.25%) GCP
6 5 (3.62%) PaaS
6 5 (3.62%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.62%) Serverless
7 4 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.90%) IaaS
8 3 (2.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (1.45%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (1.45%) GitHub
9 2 (1.45%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.45%) SaaS
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.99%) DNS
2 30 (21.74%) DHCP
2 30 (21.74%) Skype
3 8 (5.80%) Firewall
4 4 (2.90%) NAS
4 4 (2.90%) SAN
5 3 (2.17%) Internet
6 2 (1.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.45%) LAN
6 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.45%) VLAN
6 2 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.72%) SSH
7 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.62%) Power BI
4 4 (2.90%) MySQL
5 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.17%) Big Data
5 3 (2.17%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.72%) GIS
7 1 (0.72%) Informix
7 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (3.62%) JIRA
7 4 (2.90%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.17%) Selenium
9 2 (1.45%) MSTest
10 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.72%) AutoIt
10 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.72%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.72%) Subversion
10 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.72%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (6.52%) Law
2 8 (5.80%) Finance
3 6 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.90%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.22%) Analyst
2 17 (12.32%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (10.87%) Server Engineer
5 14 (10.14%) Active Directory Engineer
5 14 (10.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 13 (9.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Active Directory Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Administrator
9 8 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Server Support
9 8 (5.80%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Windows Server Support
10 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.49%) .NET
2 16 (11.59%) Web Services
3 10 (7.25%) LDAP
4 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (5.07%) XML
5 6 (4.35%) WCF
6 5 (3.62%) HTML
7 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.17%) CSS
8 3 (2.17%) jQuery
9 2 (1.45%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.45%) CGI
9 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.45%) WinForms
10 1 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.72%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.72%) REST
10 1 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.42%) PKI
2 13 (9.42%) Replication
3 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.35%) Clustering
4 6 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) NHS
7 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) Life Science
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 97 (70.29%) Windows
2 40 (28.99%) Windows Server
3 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (17.39%) Linux
6 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.52%) Windows 2000
8 6 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.62%) Unix
10 3 (2.17%) VMS
11 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.72%) AIX
12 1 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.72%) CentOS
12 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.72%) Solaris
12 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.19%) Migration
2 23 (16.67%) DevOps
2 23 (16.67%) ITIL
3 19 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (12.32%) Test Automation
6 11 (7.97%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
8 9 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 9 (6.52%) Change Control
8 9 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.80%) Analytics
9 8 (5.80%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (5.80%) Server Building
9 8 (5.80%) Test Management
10 7 (5.07%) SDLC
10 7 (5.07%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.07%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) C#
2 21 (15.22%) SQL
3 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.42%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.70%) Python
6 10 (7.25%) VB
7 8 (5.80%) Perl
7 8 (5.80%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.90%) Java
10 2 (1.45%) VBScript
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) Go
11 1 (0.72%) Korn
11 1 (0.72%) PHP
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.25%) MCSE
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.52%) Degree
3 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.35%) CISSP
5 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.17%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.45%) CEH
7 2 (1.45%) HNC
7 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.45%) SANS
8 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.87%) SLA
2 8 (5.80%) QA
3 2 (1.45%) COBIT
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.45%) NIST
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (62.32%) Active Directory
2 32 (23.19%) Hyper-V
3 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.07%) Docker
5 4 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.17%) NFS
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.17%) vSphere
6 3 (2.17%) XenApp
7 2 (1.45%) Firmware
7 2 (1.45%) KVM
7 2 (1.45%) Samba
7 2 (1.45%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.72%) SRDF
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (10.87%) SCCM
2 13 (9.42%) Puppet
3 12 (8.70%) Ansible
4 9 (6.52%) Terraform
5 8 (5.80%) Kubernetes
5 8 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.80%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.45%) Avamar
9 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.45%) HP ALM
9 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.45%) WMI
10 1 (0.72%) EMC TimeFinder
10 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (29.71%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.54%) VMware
3 12 (8.70%) Cisco
4 8 (5.80%) Polycom
5 7 (5.07%) Citrix
5 7 (5.07%) Google
6 6 (4.35%) IBM
6 6 (4.35%) Veritas
7 5 (3.62%) HP
7 5 (3.62%) Veeam
8 4 (2.90%) CyberArk
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle
9 2 (1.45%) EMC
9 2 (1.45%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.45%) NetApp
9 2 (1.45%) Qualys
9 2 (1.45%) Siemens
9 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.45%) Sophos
9 2 (1.45%) Symantec