Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 March 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 45 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 69 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.11% 3.69% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.27% 9.74% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -1.54%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £280
90th Percentile £539 £550 £528
East of England median daily rate £450 £363 £414
% change year-on-year +24.14% -12.39% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year +110.46% +0.79% -61.18%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 452 585 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.46% 37.89% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 317 282
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +16.13%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £254
90th Percentile £575 £571 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 36
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.00 £18.07 £45.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.93% -60.47% +12.85%
10th Percentile £17.85 £11.43 £33.50
90th Percentile £51.90 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +6.10% -0.61% +3.13%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
Watford +22 18 £375 -16.67%
Hatfield +5 15 £500 +11.11% 2
Welwyn Garden City +7 7 £450 +50.00%
Stevenage -12 7 £420 +20.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £475 -
Letchworth - 2 - -
Baldock - 1 £400 -
Borehamwood - 1 £300 -
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 32 (46.38%) Active Directory
4 25 (36.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (30.43%) DNS
5 21 (30.43%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) Office 365
7 18 (26.09%) SCCM
7 18 (26.09%) HTTP
8 17 (24.64%) Terraform
9 16 (23.19%) VMware
10 15 (21.74%) FTP
10 15 (21.74%) VPN
11 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.29%) SharePoint
12 12 (17.39%) Windows 10
12 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
13 11 (15.94%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (15.94%) Serverless
13 11 (15.94%) Azure Functions
13 11 (15.94%) PaaS
13 11 (15.94%) ITIL
14 10 (14.49%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (13.04%) CSS
15 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.04%) DHCP
15 9 (13.04%) .NET
15 9 (13.04%) LDAP
15 9 (13.04%) Citrix
15 9 (13.04%) Migration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (20.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (10.14%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.35%) IIS
6 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.45%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Maximo
2 1 (1.45%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (27.54%) Office 365
3 11 (15.94%) Azure Functions
3 11 (15.94%) PaaS
3 11 (15.94%) Serverless
4 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) IaaS
4 3 (4.35%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Akamai
6 1 (1.45%) G Suite
6 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) DNS
2 18 (26.09%) HTTP
3 15 (21.74%) FTP
3 15 (21.74%) VPN
4 9 (13.04%) DHCP
5 7 (10.14%) HTTPS
6 6 (8.70%) Firewall
6 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.25%) Skype
7 5 (7.25%) WAN
8 4 (5.80%) BGP
8 4 (5.80%) EIGRP
8 4 (5.80%) LAN
8 4 (5.80%) OSPF
9 3 (4.35%) GLBP
9 3 (4.35%) IGRP
9 3 (4.35%) Multicast
10 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.90%) DB2
4 2 (2.90%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
1 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio Code
2 6 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (10.14%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Law
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Consultant
2 9 (13.04%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (5.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Network Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
1 9 (13.04%) CSS
1 9 (13.04%) jQuery
1 9 (13.04%) LDAP
1 9 (13.04%) REST
2 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.14%) CAML
3 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
5 2 (2.90%) React
5 2 (2.90%) Redux
5 2 (2.90%) SAML
5 2 (2.90%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) YAML
6 1 (1.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) e-Health
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.90%) EPoS
2 2 (2.90%) LIMS
2 2 (2.90%) NHS
2 2 (2.90%) PACS
2 2 (2.90%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.45%) FMCG
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Windows 10
2 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Linux
6 3 (4.35%) Unix
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Continuous Deployment
3 9 (13.04%) Migration
3 9 (13.04%) Workflow
4 8 (11.59%) DevOps
5 5 (7.25%) Analytics
5 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (4.35%) Data Analytics
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (4.35%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (4.35%) ERP
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (2.90%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (2.90%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (2.90%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.59%) VBScript
4 7 (10.14%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) MCSA
3 3 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (2.90%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (46.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.25%) DFS Replication
4 5 (7.25%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (7.25%) XenApp
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.35%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.90%) Firmware
7 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.90%) vSphere
8 1 (1.45%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) SCCM
2 17 (24.64%) Terraform
3 7 (10.14%) Puppet
3 7 (10.14%) SCOM
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.80%) WSUS
6 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Citrix
3 9 (13.04%) Nintex
4 4 (5.80%) CA
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) Arista
5 3 (4.35%) F5
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) Sony
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) jetNEXUS
6 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.90%) Twitter
7 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.45%) Brocade
7 1 (1.45%) BT
7 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.45%) Sophos
7 1 (1.45%) Tufin