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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / East of England
Rank 93 101 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 34 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 0.89% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 2.78% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £303 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +262.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 822 792 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.72% 32.20% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 462 492
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

PowerShell
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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in the East of England

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 15 £400 -3.90% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 8 £400 +1.58% 5
Bedfordshire +1 4 £438 -
Norfolk - 4 £550 - 1
Essex -4 3 £400 +55.33%
PowerShell
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (55.71%) Windows
3 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
4 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 22 (31.43%) ITIL
6 16 (22.86%) SQL
7 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (18.57%) DNS
9 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (18.57%) SCCM
9 13 (18.57%) DevOps
10 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (17.14%) Oracle
10 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (17.14%) Clustering
11 11 (15.71%) Linux
11 11 (15.71%) MCSE
11 11 (15.71%) DHCP
11 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
12 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
13 9 (12.86%) .NET
13 9 (12.86%) Migration
13 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (11.43%) Release Management

PowerShell
Top Related 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 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.43%) nginx
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Office 365
3 6 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.71%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.29%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (4.29%) Route 53
6 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.43%) PaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) DHCP
3 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.43%) Internet
5 6 (8.57%) Firewall
5 6 (8.57%) LDAP
6 5 (7.14%) SAN
7 4 (5.71%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.29%) NAS
8 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.29%) SSL
9 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.86%) VoIP
9 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.43%) HTTP
10 1 (1.43%) LAN
10 1 (1.43%) SMTP
10 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.71%) MySQL
7 3 (4.29%) DTS
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.86%) GIS
9 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.57%) MSBuild
4 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.86%) MSI
8 1 (1.43%) MSTest
8 1 (1.43%) NUnit
8 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.86%) French Language
1 2 (2.86%) German Language
1 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Consultant
2 8 (11.43%) Administrator
2 8 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) DBA
3 7 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 7 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.57%) Release Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Identity Management Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.71%) OAuth
2 4 (5.71%) SAML
3 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) HTML5
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) FastCGI
5 1 (1.43%) JSON
5 1 (1.43%) LAMP
5 1 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.43%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.43%) WCF
5 1 (1.43%) WPF
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Clustering
2 8 (11.43%) PKI
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Life Science
5 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Blog
6 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) iPhone
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.14%) Unix
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) DevOps
4 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.86%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Release Management
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (8.57%) High Availability
9 5 (7.14%) MVC
10 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.71%) Validation
11 3 (4.29%) Change Management
11 3 (4.29%) Identity Management
11 3 (4.29%) Information Management
11 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.29%) Scrum
11 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.00%) C#
4 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.14%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) VBScript
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Java
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Tcl
9 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.71%) MCSE
3 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) MCDBA
4 3 (4.29%) MCITP
4 3 (4.29%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) OCP
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.86%) MCP
5 2 (2.86%) MOS
6 1 (1.43%) CCIP
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) CCSP
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) BitLocker
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.86%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.86%) Docker
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) SCCM
2 7 (10.00%) WSUS
3 6 (8.57%) SCOM
4 5 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (7.14%) Puppet
5 4 (5.71%) Ansible
6 3 (4.29%) Data Guard
6 3 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (4.29%) Terraform
7 2 (2.86%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.86%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.86%) SCSM
7 2 (2.86%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Intel Security
4 7 (10.00%) Citrix
5 6 (8.57%) HP
5 6 (8.57%) VMware
6 4 (5.71%) Remedy
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) IBM
7 3 (4.29%) Symantec
8 2 (2.86%) AppSense
8 2 (2.86%) BMC
8 2 (2.86%) Dell
8 2 (2.86%) NetApp
8 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.86%) Veeam
9 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.43%) MobileIron
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