Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 99 146
Rank change year-on-year +10 +47 -27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 119 109 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.51% 2.34% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.79% 5.99% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 51 30
East of England median daily rate £368 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.33% +12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £274
90th Percentile £475 £575 £480
England median daily rate £425 £420 £408
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.07% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £19.26 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.55% -59.45% +120.93%
10th Percentile £36.75 £17.92 £46.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £21.80 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.53 £43.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year -3.42% +48.92% +15.50%

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 1,752 1,821 1,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.95% 39.06% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,067 1,057 1,050
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £250
90th Percentile £563 £563 £523
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 120 123
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £16.43 £27.58 £21.50
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.89 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -16 52 £350 -22.22% 16
Cambridgeshire +6 20 £330 -9.59% 11
Bedfordshire +10 17 £409 -13.95% 2
Suffolk - 11 £425 - 6
Essex +2 10 £375 -6.25% 3
Norfolk +15 9 £450 -18.18% 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 84 (70.59%) Windows
2 55 (46.22%) Active Directory
3 43 (36.13%) Microsoft
3 43 (36.13%) VMware
4 38 (31.93%) Windows Server
5 28 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (23.53%) Linux
6 26 (21.85%) SQL
7 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
7 24 (20.17%) DNS
7 24 (20.17%) DHCP
8 23 (19.33%) SCCM
9 22 (18.49%) Citrix
9 22 (18.49%) Office 365
10 19 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
11 18 (15.13%) WSUS
12 16 (13.45%) Python
12 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
13 15 (12.61%) SharePoint
13 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
13 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (12.61%) Migration
13 15 (12.61%) Bash Shell
14 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (10.92%) ITIL
15 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
15 13 (10.92%) DevOps

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 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.61%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.56%) IIS
4 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.88%) Apache
5 7 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.20%) Confluence
7 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.36%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.84%) JBoss
9 1 (0.84%) nginx
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) assyst
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (18.49%) Office 365
3 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.36%) PaaS
6 3 (2.52%) IaaS
7 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.68%) SaaS
8 1 (0.84%) Akamai
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.84%) GitHub
8 1 (0.84%) Route 53
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.17%) DHCP
1 24 (20.17%) DNS
2 7 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 6 (5.04%) SAN
4 5 (4.20%) VPN
4 5 (4.20%) Wireless
5 4 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.36%) Firewall
5 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.36%) NAS
5 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.52%) IPsec
6 3 (2.52%) LAN
6 3 (2.52%) Skype
7 2 (1.68%) HTTP
7 2 (1.68%) Internet
7 2 (1.68%) SSL
7 2 (1.68%) WAN
7 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.84%) Firebird
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) Power BI
7 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.20%) JIRA
3 5 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.36%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.52%) MSI
5 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.84%) Grunt
7 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.84%) Mocha
7 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.84%) Trac
General
1 11 (9.24%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Law
3 7 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (12.61%) Analyst
2 14 (11.76%) Administrator
3 11 (9.24%) Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Server Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.72%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.04%) Active Directory Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Server Support
9 5 (4.20%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Wintel Support
10 4 (3.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.88%) LDAP
4 6 (5.04%) CSS
5 5 (4.20%) Middleware
6 4 (3.36%) ADSI
6 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.36%) HTML
6 4 (3.36%) REST
7 3 (2.52%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.52%) CAML
7 3 (2.52%) HTML5
7 3 (2.52%) jQuery
7 3 (2.52%) OAuth
7 3 (2.52%) SAML
8 2 (1.68%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.68%) LINQ
9 1 (0.84%) Express
9 1 (0.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Clustering
2 9 (7.56%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.72%) PKI
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.36%) Replication
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.84%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (70.59%) Windows
2 38 (31.93%) Windows Server
3 28 (23.53%) Linux
3 28 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.72%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.04%) Unix
7 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) CentOS
10 1 (0.84%) Debian
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.84%) MVS
10 1 (0.84%) VMS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.61%) Migration
2 13 (10.92%) DevOps
2 13 (10.92%) ITIL
3 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.72%) Security Management
6 8 (6.72%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (5.88%) Identity Management
8 6 (5.04%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.04%) Workflow
9 5 (4.20%) High Availability
9 5 (4.20%) TDD
10 4 (3.36%) MVC
10 4 (3.36%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.36%) Service Management
10 4 (3.36%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) SQL
2 16 (13.45%) Python
3 15 (12.61%) Bash Shell
3 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.08%) C#
5 10 (8.40%) Ruby
5 10 (8.40%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.40%) VBScript
6 7 (5.88%) Perl
7 5 (4.20%) C
7 5 (4.20%) VB
8 3 (2.52%) Java
9 2 (1.68%) Lua
9 2 (1.68%) PHP
9 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.84%) Groovy
10 1 (0.84%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) Degree
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.20%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.20%) MCSA
6 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.68%) MCSE
7 2 (1.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.84%) CCNP
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ARP4754
2 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 55 (46.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.56%) Xen
3 9 (7.56%) XenApp
4 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.36%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.36%) vSphere
6 3 (2.52%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 3 (2.52%) Docker
6 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.68%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) SCCM
2 18 (15.13%) WSUS
3 8 (6.72%) Ansible
3 8 (6.72%) SCOM
3 8 (6.72%) Terraform
4 7 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.04%) NetBackup
5 6 (5.04%) Puppet
5 6 (5.04%) vRealize
6 5 (4.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.36%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.36%) Packer
7 4 (3.36%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.52%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.52%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.68%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 43 (36.13%) Microsoft
1 43 (36.13%) VMware
2 22 (18.49%) Citrix
3 11 (9.24%) HP
4 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.72%) IBM
6 7 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 7 (5.88%) NetApp
6 7 (5.88%) Oracle
6 7 (5.88%) Splunk
7 6 (5.04%) CommVault
7 6 (5.04%) Dell
8 5 (4.20%) Nintex
9 4 (3.36%) Cisco
9 4 (3.36%) McAfee
9 4 (3.36%) PTC
9 4 (3.36%) Remedy
9 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.36%) Sophos
9 4 (3.36%) Veritas