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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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 76 72 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 69 51 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.75% 2.63% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 7.83% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 33
10th Percentile £184 £187 £325
25th Percentile £345 £313 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £356 £475
Median % change year-on-year +19.30% -25.00% +5.56%
75th Percentile £551 £524 £525
90th Percentile £680 £614 £570
England median daily rate £525 £475 £464
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.43% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
England median hourly rate £50.20 £41.22 £44.76
% change year-on-year +21.80% -7.91% +62.75%

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 776 651 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.89% 33.59% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 353 468
10th Percentile £300 £231 £317
25th Percentile £410 £350 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £575
England median daily rate £552 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.45% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 54 26
10th Percentile £31.88 £14.45 £11.78
25th Percentile £47.50 £26.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate £55.50 £42.25 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +31.36% +71.05% -45.41%
75th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £69.75 £56.05 £55.63
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the East of England.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -1 23 £475 -5.00% 14
Cambridgeshire -17 21 £350 +11.11% 15
Essex +2 14 £450 +28.57% 6
Suffolk -1 6 £713 +42.55% 4
Bedfordshire -17 4 £363 -30.29% 6
Norfolk -2 1 £700 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 35 (50.72%) Azure
2 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
3 23 (33.33%) DevOps
4 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 20 (28.99%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) Python
7 18 (26.09%) Migration
8 17 (24.64%) Social Skills
9 16 (23.19%) Agile
10 15 (21.74%) Ansible
10 15 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (21.74%) Terraform
11 14 (20.29%) AWS
12 13 (18.84%) Bash
12 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
12 13 (18.84%) Microsoft 365
12 13 (18.84%) Linux
12 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.39%) VMware
14 11 (15.94%) DNS
14 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
14 11 (15.94%) Azure DevOps
15 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
15 10 (14.49%) CI/CD
15 10 (14.49%) ITIL
15 10 (14.49%) Firewall
15 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
16 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
16 9 (13.04%) Cisco

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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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) assyst
1 1 (1.45%) Sage X3
1 1 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 35 (50.72%) Azure
2 14 (20.29%) AWS
3 13 (18.84%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (15.94%) Azure DevOps
5 9 (13.04%) Power Platform
6 8 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (11.59%) IaaS
7 7 (10.14%) PaaS
8 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
8 5 (7.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (4.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (4.35%) GitHub
10 3 (4.35%) Serverless
11 2 (2.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (2.90%) Azure Storage
11 2 (2.90%) GCP
11 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
11 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) DNS
2 10 (14.49%) Firewall
3 8 (11.59%) VPN
4 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.70%) DHCP
5 6 (8.70%) LAN
5 6 (8.70%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) HTTP
6 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.90%) Intranet
7 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.90%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.90%) Skype
7 2 (2.90%) SSH
7 2 (2.90%) SSL
7 2 (2.90%) Wireless
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.45%) VSAN
8 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Power BI
3 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (5.80%) Big Data
5 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.90%) DataStage
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.90%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) GitLab
3 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.64%) Social Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Documentation Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Automotive
5 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Azure Data Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Data Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) React Developer
6 3 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) CSS
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) JSON
1 3 (4.35%) LDAP
1 3 (4.35%) REST
2 2 (2.90%) Ajax
2 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.90%) GraphQL
2 2 (2.90%) jQuery
2 2 (2.90%) Kendo UI
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) Node.js
2 2 (2.90%) React
2 2 (2.90%) Swagger
2 2 (2.90%) Velocity
2 2 (2.90%) XHR
2 2 (2.90%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) Azure Blueprints
3 1 (1.45%) HTML5
3 1 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.70%) Replication
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.35%) CMDB
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) FMCG
7 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Linux
3 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.90%) CentOS
8 2 (2.90%) Unix
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) DevOps
2 18 (26.09%) Migration
3 16 (23.19%) Agile
4 15 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (14.49%) CI/CD
5 10 (14.49%) ITIL
6 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.14%) ETL
8 6 (8.70%) Analytics
8 6 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (7.25%) Data Integration
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (7.25%) ITSM
9 5 (7.25%) SDLC
9 5 (7.25%) Service Management
9 5 (7.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) Python
3 13 (18.84%) Bash
4 6 (8.70%) VBScript
5 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.90%) C#
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.45%) Bicep
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Go
7 1 (1.45%) Lua
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CISSP
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.90%) MCTS
7 1 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) CCSP
7 1 (1.45%) CEH
7 1 (1.45%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.45%) CSSLP
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) NIST
2 2 (2.90%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.45%) GPG13
3 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.25%) Docker
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.35%) vSphere
7 2 (2.90%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) Ansible
1 15 (21.74%) Terraform
2 8 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.14%) Kubernetes
3 7 (10.14%) Puppet
3 7 (10.14%) SCCM
4 6 (8.70%) Grafana
5 5 (7.25%) FortiGate
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (7.25%) Prometheus
6 4 (5.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (5.80%) Kibana
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.90%) QRadar
9 1 (1.45%) Control-M
9 1 (1.45%) Nexpose
9 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix
5 5 (7.25%) Databricks
6 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 3 (4.35%) Informatica
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.35%) Supermicro
8 2 (2.90%) CA
8 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.90%) CloudEndure
8 2 (2.90%) Google
8 2 (2.90%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) SAP