Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 97 128
Rank change year-on-year +41 +31 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 187 121 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.67% 2.35% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.71% 6.06% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 64 51
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £200
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 - £16.50
10th Percentile £35.75 - £15.75
90th Percentile £52.25 - £17.25
England median hourly rate £41.53 £44.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year -6.67% +57.52% +25.56%

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 1,925 1,996 1,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.77% 38.70% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,186 1,113 1,136
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £451 £425
% change year-on-year +5.32% +6.12% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 132 136
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.65 £16.25 £27.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.63 £53.13
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 93 £400 -11.11% 25
Cambridgeshire +29 37 £413 +15.79% 19
Bedfordshire +19 17 £450 +28.57% 11
Essex -12 17 £450 +33.33% 2
Suffolk - 12 £425 - 2
Norfolk +17 10 £385 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - - 8
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 129 (68.98%) Windows
2 78 (41.71%) Active Directory
3 74 (39.57%) VMware
4 69 (36.90%) Microsoft
5 53 (28.34%) Linux
6 51 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 44 (23.53%) Office 365
8 40 (21.39%) DNS
9 37 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (17.65%) SQL
12 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
13 31 (16.58%) JavaScript
14 30 (16.04%) Citrix
15 29 (15.51%) .NET
15 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (14.44%) C#
16 27 (14.44%) vSphere
17 26 (13.90%) Bash Shell
17 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (13.37%) DevOps
19 23 (12.30%) ITIL
19 23 (12.30%) SharePoint
19 23 (12.30%) SCCM
20 22 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
20 22 (11.76%) MS Exchange
20 22 (11.76%) Workflow
21 18 (9.63%) Configuration Management
21 18 (9.63%) DHCP
21 18 (9.63%) Visual Studio

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 23 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.74%) Confluence
7 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.21%) IIS
7 6 (3.21%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.67%) Apache
9 2 (1.07%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.07%) nginx
9 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) Documentum
10 1 (0.53%) JBoss
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.07%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.53%) Office 365
2 37 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.67%) PaaS
6 3 (1.60%) GitHub
6 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.60%) IaaS
6 3 (1.60%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.60%) SaaS
7 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.53%) G Suite
8 1 (0.53%) Serverless
8 1 (0.53%) Slack
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.39%) DNS
2 18 (9.63%) DHCP
3 15 (8.02%) Firewall
4 10 (5.35%) HTTP
5 8 (4.28%) SSL
6 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.67%) FTP
7 5 (2.67%) Skype
7 5 (2.67%) Wireless
8 4 (2.14%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.14%) VPN
9 3 (1.60%) Network Security
9 3 (1.60%) VoIP
10 2 (1.07%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.07%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.53%) IPv4
11 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.53%) LAN
11 1 (0.53%) SMTP
11 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.60%) Big Data
4 3 (1.60%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.07%) MySQL
5 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.63%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.88%) Visual Studio Code
4 10 (5.35%) JIRA
5 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (4.28%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.14%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.07%) GitLab
9 2 (1.07%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.07%) Maven
9 2 (1.07%) Subversion
9 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.53%) git-flow
10 1 (0.53%) Hudson
10 1 (0.53%) Mocha
10 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 18 (9.63%) Law
2 9 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.28%) Finance
4 7 (3.74%) Retail
5 5 (2.67%) Publishing
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (13.37%) Analyst
2 23 (12.30%) Developer
3 20 (10.70%) Consultant
4 17 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 13 (6.95%) Administrator
5 13 (6.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.81%) Active Directory Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.21%) Active Directory Specialist
10 6 (3.21%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (2.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.51%) .NET
2 18 (9.63%) REST
3 17 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.09%) LDAP
4 16 (8.56%) CSS
5 14 (7.49%) CAML
5 14 (7.49%) jQuery
6 9 (4.81%) Web Services
7 5 (2.67%) HTML
8 4 (2.14%) Node.js
8 4 (2.14%) SOAP
9 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.60%) JSON
9 3 (1.60%) React
9 3 (1.60%) SAML
10 2 (1.07%) Django
10 2 (1.07%) LINQ
10 2 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.74%) PKI
4 5 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.60%) Clustering
7 2 (1.07%) FMCG
7 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 129 (68.98%) Windows
2 53 (28.34%) Linux
3 51 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.63%) Windows 7
6 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.95%) Windows 10
8 12 (6.42%) Data ONTAP
9 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.14%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.60%) Unix
13 2 (1.07%) Android
13 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.53%) CentOS
14 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.37%) DevOps
3 23 (12.30%) ITIL
4 22 (11.76%) Workflow
5 18 (9.63%) Configuration Management
5 18 (9.63%) Migration
6 13 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (6.42%) Test Automation
8 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.35%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.81%) Change Management
10 9 (4.81%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (4.81%) Scrum
11 8 (4.28%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.28%) Security Management
11 8 (4.28%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.74%) High Availability
12 7 (3.74%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (3.74%) Task Automation
13 6 (3.21%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.65%) SQL
2 31 (16.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (14.44%) C#
4 26 (13.90%) Bash Shell
5 13 (6.95%) Java
5 13 (6.95%) Python
6 10 (5.35%) VBScript
7 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.74%) Perl
8 7 (3.74%) Ruby
9 5 (2.67%) C
10 4 (2.14%) VB
11 2 (1.07%) PHP
11 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.53%) C++
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
12 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.53%) Tcl
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Degree
1 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.28%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.21%) MCSA
4 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.14%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.60%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.60%) MCSE
6 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.07%) CISSP
7 2 (1.07%) GIAC
7 2 (1.07%) MCTS
7 2 (1.07%) VCP5
8 1 (0.53%) OSCP
8 1 (0.53%) SANS
8 1 (0.53%) VCAP
8 1 (0.53%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) ARP4754
1 1 (0.53%) GDPR
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (41.71%) Active Directory
2 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.44%) vSphere
4 17 (9.09%) XenApp
5 16 (8.56%) Hyper-V
6 14 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 10 (5.35%) Docker
9 9 (4.81%) DFS Replication
9 9 (4.81%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (4.28%) Xen
11 7 (3.74%) VMware NSX
12 4 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.60%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.60%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.07%) KVM
14 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.53%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 1 (0.53%) vCloud
15 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (12.30%) SCCM
2 14 (7.49%) vRealize
2 14 (7.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 12 (6.42%) WSUS
4 11 (5.88%) Ansible
4 11 (5.88%) vCenter Server
5 10 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.35%) Puppet
5 10 (5.35%) Terraform
6 9 (4.81%) SCOM
7 6 (3.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (2.67%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.14%) Packer
10 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.60%) Kibana
10 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.60%) vMotion
11 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.07%) Salt
12 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 74 (39.57%) VMware
2 69 (36.90%) Microsoft
3 30 (16.04%) Citrix
4 17 (9.09%) Nintex
5 13 (6.95%) NetApp
6 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.28%) Oracle
7 8 (4.28%) Sony
8 7 (3.74%) Splunk
9 6 (3.21%) Google
10 5 (2.67%) Cisco
10 5 (2.67%) HP
10 5 (2.67%) Sophos
11 4 (2.14%) CA
12 3 (1.60%) McAfee
13 2 (1.07%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.07%) CommVault
13 2 (1.07%) Dell
13 2 (1.07%) IBM