Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 82 96
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14 +43
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 123 119 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.86% 2.52% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 6.83% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 50
East of England median daily rate £425 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -20.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £305 £260 £313
90th Percentile £583 £475 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 £19.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +172.55% -59.45%
10th Percentile £35.00 £36.75 £17.92
90th Percentile £46.50 £56.25 £21.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.53 £43.00
% change year-on-year -15.72% -3.42% +48.92%

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 1,640 1,742 1,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.11% 36.83% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1,061 1,069
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £281 £275
90th Percentile £588 £563 £563
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 68 118
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.25 £16.43 £25.73
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.63 £52.91
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.53 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.95% +0.07% +10.67%

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

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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 22 July 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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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 22 July 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 +4 58 £475 +35.71% 14
Cambridgeshire +8 30 £475 +43.94% 9
Bedfordshire +12 13 £450 +10.09% 6
Essex -3 10 £250 -33.33% 8
Suffolk +8 7 £305 -28.24%
Norfolk -5 5 £425 -5.56% 4
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (46.34%) Windows
2 53 (43.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 38 (30.89%) Microsoft
5 34 (27.64%) SQL Server
6 32 (26.02%) SQL
7 30 (24.39%) DevOps
8 28 (22.76%) SharePoint
9 25 (20.33%) Linux
10 22 (17.89%) Terraform
11 21 (17.07%) C#
11 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
12 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (15.45%) Puppet
13 19 (15.45%) .NET
14 16 (13.01%) Visual Studio
14 16 (13.01%) PaaS
15 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
15 15 (12.20%) Serverless
15 15 (12.20%) ITIL
15 15 (12.20%) VMware
15 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
16 14 (11.38%) Python
16 14 (11.38%) DNS
16 14 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
17 13 (10.57%) Analytics
17 13 (10.57%) Ansible
17 13 (10.57%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (10.57%) Azure ExpressRoute

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 28 (22.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.94%) IIS
3 7 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.88%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.44%) Confluence
5 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Maximo
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 53 (43.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (13.01%) PaaS
4 15 (12.20%) Serverless
5 13 (10.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (10.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 12 (9.76%) Office 365
7 11 (8.94%) Azure Functions
8 6 (4.88%) Power Platform
9 5 (4.07%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (3.25%) IaaS
11 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (1.63%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (1.63%) GitHub
12 2 (1.63%) OneDrive
12 2 (1.63%) SaaS
12 2 (1.63%) ShareGate
13 1 (0.81%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) DNS
2 13 (10.57%) HTTP
2 13 (10.57%) VPN
3 11 (8.94%) FTP
4 8 (6.50%) DHCP
4 8 (6.50%) Firewall
5 6 (4.88%) Skype
6 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.25%) NAS
8 3 (2.44%) BGP
8 3 (2.44%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.44%) GLBP
8 3 (2.44%) IGRP
8 3 (2.44%) LAN
8 3 (2.44%) Multicast
8 3 (2.44%) Network Security
8 3 (2.44%) OSPF
8 3 (2.44%) WAN
9 2 (1.63%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (5.69%) Big Data
4 6 (4.88%) Power BI
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.44%) DB2
6 3 (2.44%) MySQL
6 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.63%) GIS
7 2 (1.63%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.01%) Visual Studio
3 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.32%) JIRA
5 7 (5.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.44%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.44%) Selenium
8 3 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (1.63%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.81%) Ant
10 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.81%) Hudson
10 1 (0.81%) MSTest
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.88%) Law
3 5 (4.07%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Finance
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (13.82%) Developer
2 14 (11.38%) Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Active Directory Analyst
4 10 (8.13%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Consultant
5 9 (7.32%) Administrator
5 9 (7.32%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (4.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) SCCM Administrator
10 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) .NET
2 10 (8.13%) HTML
3 9 (7.32%) jQuery
3 9 (7.32%) Web Services
3 9 (7.32%) XML
4 8 (6.50%) CSS
5 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.88%) LDAP
5 6 (4.88%) WCF
6 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.25%) REST
6 4 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.44%) 802.1X
7 3 (2.44%) Angular 2
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.44%) CAML
8 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.63%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.81%) Node.js
9 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.07%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.63%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.63%) EPoS
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) e-Health
7 1 (0.81%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.81%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.81%) LIMS
7 1 (0.81%) PACS
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (46.34%) Windows
2 25 (20.33%) Linux
3 7 (5.69%) Unix
3 7 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.07%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.63%) Android
6 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) VMS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) DevOps
2 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.20%) ITIL
3 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
4 13 (10.57%) Analytics
4 13 (10.57%) Migration
5 11 (8.94%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.94%) Workflow
6 10 (8.13%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (8.13%) Infrastructure Automation
7 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (6.50%) Software Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.69%) Test Management
10 6 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.02%) SQL
2 21 (17.07%) C#
3 14 (11.38%) Python
4 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.94%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.13%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.32%) Java
8 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.07%) Ruby
9 5 (4.07%) VBScript
10 4 (3.25%) VB
11 2 (1.63%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) Korn
12 1 (0.81%) Perl
12 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.25%) CISSP
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) CCNA
6 2 (1.63%) CEH
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) MCSA
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) SLA
3 2 (1.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.32%) Docker
2 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (1.63%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.63%) vCloud
6 2 (1.63%) vSphere
6 2 (1.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) NFS
7 1 (0.81%) SRDF
7 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.81%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (17.89%) Terraform
2 19 (15.45%) Puppet
3 14 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.57%) Ansible
5 12 (9.76%) Kubernetes
5 12 (9.76%) SCCM
6 7 (5.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.25%) Salt
8 2 (1.63%) SCOM
8 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.63%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.63%) vRealize
8 2 (1.63%) WSUS
9 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.81%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.81%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (30.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) VMware
3 7 (5.69%) Cisco
3 7 (5.69%) IBM
4 6 (4.88%) Nintex
5 5 (4.07%) Citrix
6 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.44%) Arista
7 3 (2.44%) NetApp
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle
7 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.63%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.63%) Databricks
8 2 (1.63%) EMC
8 2 (1.63%) F5
8 2 (1.63%) HP
8 2 (1.63%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.63%) Veracode
8 2 (1.63%) Veritas