Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 125 114
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11 -40
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 123 73 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.38% 1.50% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.14% 3.80% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 51 55
East of England median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £296 £200 £225
90th Percentile £500 £525 £438
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
East of England median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -58.75% -5.33%
10th Percentile £15.32 £15.75 £36.75
90th Percentile £17.04 £17.25 £45.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £28.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +57.14% +28.74% -34.09%

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 2002 1920 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.79% 39.40% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1132 1287
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 138 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.89 £27.89 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.38 £52.88 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +47 79 £450 +12.50% 21
Cambridgeshire -7 21 £350 -12.50% 4
Bedfordshire -4 12 £318 +58.75% 3
Essex -12 12 £338 -3.57% 1
Norfolk -13 2 - - 5
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England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 86 (69.92%) Windows
2 60 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 54 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 47 (38.21%) VMware
5 41 (33.33%) SCCM
6 38 (30.89%) VBScript
7 37 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (26.02%) SharePoint
9 30 (24.39%) Office 365
10 29 (23.58%) Citrix
11 27 (21.95%) MS Exchange
12 26 (21.14%) Skype for Business
12 26 (21.14%) Windows Server
13 24 (19.51%) BitLocker
13 24 (19.51%) Windows 7
14 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
14 21 (17.07%) Linux
15 20 (16.26%) Symantec
15 20 (16.26%) Skype
16 19 (15.45%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (15.45%) SQL
17 18 (14.63%) SAN
17 18 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
17 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (14.63%) Disk Encryption
18 17 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (13.82%) XenApp
19 16 (13.01%) Desktop Virtualisation
19 16 (13.01%) CESG
19 16 (13.01%) Degree

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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 32 (26.02%) SharePoint
2 27 (21.95%) MS Exchange
3 26 (21.14%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.32%) IIS
5 5 (4.07%) CMS
6 4 (3.25%) Confluence
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.81%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.39%) Office 365
2 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (10.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.63%) IaaS
5 2 (1.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) Route 53
6 1 (0.81%) Serverless
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) Skype
2 18 (14.63%) SAN
3 14 (11.38%) DNS
4 13 (10.57%) DHCP
5 10 (8.13%) NAS
6 8 (6.50%) Wireless
7 7 (5.69%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (5.69%) iSCSI
7 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.88%) Wireshark
9 5 (4.07%) 802.11
9 5 (4.07%) ADSL
9 5 (4.07%) Firewall
9 5 (4.07%) IPv4
9 5 (4.07%) IPv6
9 5 (4.07%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (4.07%) SNMP
9 5 (4.07%) UPnP
9 5 (4.07%) VDSL
9 5 (4.07%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.63%) MS Access
5 2 (1.63%) MySQL
5 2 (1.63%) Power BI
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
1 8 (6.50%) JIRA
2 7 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (4.88%) Selenium
3 6 (4.88%) Subversion
4 5 (4.07%) AutoIt
4 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.07%) JUnit
4 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.25%) Bugzilla
5 4 (3.25%) InstallShield
5 4 (3.25%) Redmine
5 4 (3.25%) Trac
6 3 (2.44%) IDA Disassembler
6 3 (2.44%) Metasploit
6 3 (2.44%) OllyDbg
6 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (6.50%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Publishing
3 5 (4.07%) Law
3 5 (4.07%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Consultant
2 14 (11.38%) Analyst
2 14 (11.38%) SCCM Consultant
3 11 (8.94%) Server Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Consultant
5 7 (5.69%) Architect
5 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Tester
6 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Administrator
7 5 (4.07%) CyberArk Consultant
7 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Software Tester
7 5 (4.07%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) .NET
2 9 (7.32%) Web Services
3 6 (4.88%) CSS
4 5 (4.07%) 802.1X
4 5 (4.07%) HTML
5 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.25%) HTML5
6 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.44%) CSS3
6 3 (2.44%) jQuery
6 3 (2.44%) REST
6 3 (2.44%) XML
7 2 (1.63%) JSON
7 2 (1.63%) MDX
7 2 (1.63%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.63%) SOAP
7 2 (1.63%) WCF
7 2 (1.63%) WinForms
7 2 (1.63%) WPF
7 2 (1.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) CESG
2 12 (9.76%) User Experience
3 10 (8.13%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.88%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.88%) Clustering
6 6 (4.88%) Replication
7 5 (4.07%) Virtual Team
8 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.25%) STB
9 3 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.44%) PKI
10 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.81%) CMDB
11 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.81%) RIA
11 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 86 (69.92%) Windows
2 26 (21.14%) Windows Server
3 24 (19.51%) Windows 7
4 21 (17.07%) Linux
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.57%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.88%) VMS
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.63%) Unix
10 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.63%) Disk Encryption
2 16 (13.01%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 14 (11.38%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.76%) ITIL
5 10 (8.13%) Migration
6 9 (7.32%) DevOps
6 9 (7.32%) Presales
6 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 8 (6.50%) MVC
8 7 (5.69%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.88%) Hardware Maintenance
9 6 (4.88%) Project Management
10 5 (4.07%) Network Packet Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (4.07%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.07%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (4.07%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.89%) VBScript
2 19 (15.45%) SQL
3 12 (9.76%) Bash Shell
4 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.94%) Perl
5 10 (8.13%) Ruby
6 8 (6.50%) Python
7 5 (4.07%) C#
7 5 (4.07%) Java
7 5 (4.07%) PHP
7 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.50%) MCSE
5 6 (4.88%) MCSA
6 5 (4.07%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.63%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.63%) HND
8 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 37 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.51%) BitLocker
4 18 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (13.82%) XenApp
6 13 (10.57%) vSphere
6 13 (10.57%) XenDesktop
7 11 (8.94%) Hyper-V
8 7 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (4.88%) Terminal Services
9 6 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (4.07%) Firmware
10 5 (4.07%) VirtualBox
11 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.63%) Xen
13 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.81%) Docker
13 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (33.33%) SCCM
2 19 (15.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (11.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (5.69%) SCOM
6 6 (4.88%) Backup Exec
6 6 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (4.88%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.88%) PowerCLI
7 5 (4.07%) Ansible
7 5 (4.07%) Puppet
8 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.25%) Terraform
8 4 (3.25%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.25%) WSUS
9 3 (2.44%) EnCase
9 3 (2.44%) vRealize
10 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 60 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 47 (38.21%) VMware
3 29 (23.58%) Citrix
4 20 (16.26%) Symantec
5 16 (13.01%) NetApp
6 14 (11.38%) AppSense
7 13 (10.57%) Altiris
7 13 (10.57%) LANDesk
8 11 (8.94%) HP
9 9 (7.32%) 3PAR
9 9 (7.32%) IBM
10 7 (5.69%) Atlassian
10 7 (5.69%) Cisco
10 7 (5.69%) Dell
11 6 (4.88%) CommVault
11 6 (4.88%) EqualLogic
11 6 (4.88%) Veritas
12 5 (4.07%) CyberArk
12 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.44%) Computacenter