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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 100 109
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 71 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.06% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 3.41% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 27
Median daily rate £475 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.26 £47.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.44% +75.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £47.50 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.46 £47.50 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 939 881 1056
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.40% 34.56% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 521 628
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 58
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £27.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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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

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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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +27 46 £450 +25.87% 7
Essex -1 16 £500 +42.85%
Bedfordshire -2 5 £475 +5.55% 4
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £525 +20.00% 3
Norfolk 0 2 £481 +13.23% 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 62 (59.62%) Windows
2 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 37 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (29.81%) DevOps
5 29 (27.88%) Office 365
5 29 (27.88%) VMware
6 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (22.12%) Python
7 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
8 22 (21.15%) Perl
9 21 (20.19%) Hyper-V
9 21 (20.19%) Data Centre
9 21 (20.19%) Windows Server
10 20 (19.23%) SCCM
11 19 (18.27%) ITIL
12 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (16.35%) Project Management
13 17 (16.35%) SQL
13 17 (16.35%) MCSE
13 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (15.38%) Skype for Business
14 16 (15.38%) Skype
14 16 (15.38%) Linux
15 15 (14.42%) Internet
15 15 (14.42%) SDLC
15 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (13.46%) VirtualBox

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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 16 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.88%) Confluence
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (27.88%) Office 365
3 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (11.54%) IaaS
4 12 (11.54%) PaaS
5 11 (10.58%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (8.65%) OneDrive
7 5 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.92%) Route 53
9 1 (0.96%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.96%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.96%) SaaS
9 1 (0.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Skype
2 15 (14.42%) Internet
3 12 (11.54%) SAN
4 7 (6.73%) Network Security
5 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.81%) DNS
6 5 (4.81%) Firewall
7 4 (3.85%) DHCP
7 4 (3.85%) NAS
7 4 (3.85%) WAN
7 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.88%) PBX
8 3 (2.88%) SSL
9 2 (1.92%) ADSL
9 2 (1.92%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.92%) Broadband
9 2 (1.92%) IPv4
9 2 (1.92%) IPv6
9 2 (1.92%) LAN
9 2 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.85%) MySQL
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.92%) DTS
8 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.73%) IDA Disassembler
2 7 (6.73%) Metasploit
2 7 (6.73%) OllyDbg
2 7 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.88%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.92%) GitLab
7 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.92%) Redmine
7 2 (1.92%) Selenium
7 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.92%) Subversion
7 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.92%) Trac
7 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (10.58%) Law
2 9 (8.65%) Local Government
3 5 (4.81%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Games
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) French Language
5 2 (1.92%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (15.38%) Consultant
2 10 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (9.62%) Programme Manager
3 9 (8.65%) Technical Manager
4 8 (7.69%) Analyst
4 8 (7.69%) DBA
4 8 (7.69%) Technical Programme Manager
5 7 (6.73%) Security Consultant
5 7 (6.73%) SQL DBA
6 6 (5.77%) Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Incident Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Malware Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Tester
7 5 (4.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.85%) HTML
3 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.88%) CSS
3 3 (2.88%) Web Services
4 2 (1.92%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.92%) Sass
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.96%) HTML5
5 1 (0.96%) jQuery
5 1 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.96%) LINQ
5 1 (0.96%) Node.js
5 1 (0.96%) WCF
5 1 (0.96%) WPF
5 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.65%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (8.65%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (6.73%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) Clustering
5 4 (3.85%) CESG
5 4 (3.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.92%) STB
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Blog
7 1 (0.96%) CMDB
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.62%) Windows
2 21 (20.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (15.38%) Linux
5 14 (13.46%) VMS
5 14 (13.46%) Windows 10
6 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.88%) Kali Linux
10 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) DevOps
2 19 (18.27%) ITIL
3 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.35%) Project Management
5 15 (14.42%) SDLC
6 13 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 13 (12.50%) Migration
6 13 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
7 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.65%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (8.65%) Information Assurance
9 9 (8.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
11 7 (6.73%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.73%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.73%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) Python
2 22 (21.15%) Perl
3 17 (16.35%) SQL
4 12 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.62%) C#
6 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.77%) Ruby
7 6 (5.77%) VBScript
8 3 (2.88%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.92%) Java
9 2 (1.92%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.35%) MCSE
3 5 (4.81%) MCSA
3 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) CCNA
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.85%) MCITP
4 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.92%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.92%) CCNP
6 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.92%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.92%) MCTS
6 2 (1.92%) OCP
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CCSP
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) GDPR
2 4 (3.85%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) PMO
3 3 (2.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.96%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
3 21 (20.19%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.46%) VirtualBox
5 7 (6.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (5.77%) BitLocker
7 5 (4.81%) XenApp
8 4 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.92%) Firmware
10 2 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) SCCM
2 16 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.58%) SCOM
4 7 (6.73%) Ansible
4 7 (6.73%) EnCase
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (4.81%) Puppet
6 4 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.85%) SCSM
6 4 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.92%) Salt
7 2 (1.92%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.92%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.88%) VMware
3 10 (9.62%) Citrix
4 8 (7.69%) Remedy
5 7 (6.73%) Cisco
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle
6 5 (4.81%) 3PAR
6 5 (4.81%) Symantec
7 4 (3.85%) Altiris
7 4 (3.85%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.88%) AppSense
8 3 (2.88%) HP
8 3 (2.88%) NetApp
8 3 (2.88%) Veeam
9 2 (1.92%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.92%) BMC
9 2 (1.92%) IBM
9 2 (1.92%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.92%) McAfee
9 2 (1.92%) Palo Alto
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