Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 35 87
Rank change year-on-year +1 +52 -33
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 78 79 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.88% 4.91% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.47% 12.76% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £292 £363
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.75 - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £16.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year +193.57% -1.94% -58.75%

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 539 619 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.71% 38.45% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 327 306
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +1.96%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £225
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -49.48% +38.57%
10th Percentile £17.25 £13.50 £36.83
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.00 £53.95
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.50 £41.06
% change year-on-year +9.88% -1.37% +9.50%

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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 12 December 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
Watford +16 19 £363 -19.44% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 16 £325 -
Stevenage -8 12 £420 +61.54% 1
Hatfield -6 10 £475 +5.56% 4
Hemel Hempstead -2 2 £475 +11.76% 1
Baldock - 1 £400 -
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 39 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 29 (37.18%) VMware
5 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 22 (28.21%) Office 365
6 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
7 20 (25.64%) DNS
8 18 (23.08%) Workflow
8 18 (23.08%) SCCM
9 16 (20.51%) LDAP
10 15 (19.23%) SharePoint
10 15 (19.23%) Law
10 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 14 (17.95%) REST
11 14 (17.95%) Nintex
11 14 (17.95%) .NET
12 13 (16.67%) Windows 10
12 13 (16.67%) vRealize
12 13 (16.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 12 (15.38%) Linux
13 12 (15.38%) CAML
14 11 (14.10%) jQuery
14 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
14 11 (14.10%) CSS
14 11 (14.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (14.10%) vSphere
15 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
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 15 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.56%) Confluence
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Office 365
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.85%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.56%) GitHub
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) G Suite
6 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) DNS
2 9 (11.54%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) DHCP
3 4 (5.13%) FTP
3 4 (5.13%) HTTP
3 4 (5.13%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.13%) Skype
3 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio Code
3 5 (6.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 15 (19.23%) Law
2 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Military
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Consultant
2 14 (17.95%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Active Directory Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Active Directory Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Architect
7 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) PowerShell Developer
7 3 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Deployment Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) LDAP
2 14 (17.95%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) REST
3 12 (15.38%) CAML
4 11 (14.10%) CSS
4 11 (14.10%) jQuery
5 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.13%) Web Services
7 2 (2.56%) HTML
7 2 (2.56%) JSON
7 2 (2.56%) SAML
7 2 (2.56%) SOAP
7 2 (2.56%) XML
7 2 (2.56%) YAML
8 1 (1.28%) Node.js
8 1 (1.28%) React
8 1 (1.28%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) PKI
2 2 (2.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 13 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 12 (15.38%) Linux
6 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.28%) CentOS
9 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Workflow
2 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.26%) ITIL
3 8 (10.26%) Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Data Analysis
4 7 (8.97%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.13%) DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.13%) Task Automation
7 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (3.85%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.54%) C#
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
3 6 (7.69%) VBScript
4 5 (6.41%) Perl
5 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.85%) Java
5 3 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) MCSA
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CEH
5 1 (1.28%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.28%) GIAC
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) OSCP
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 39 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) vSphere
3 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.54%) DFS Replication
4 9 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (6.41%) VMware NSX
6 5 (6.41%) XenApp
7 4 (5.13%) Docker
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.85%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.85%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.28%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 18 (23.08%) SCCM
2 13 (16.67%) vRealize
2 13 (16.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 10 (12.82%) SCOM
3 10 (12.82%) vCenter Server
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.56%) Terraform
7 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.28%) EnCase
7 1 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (37.18%) VMware
3 14 (17.95%) Nintex
4 8 (10.26%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) Sony
5 4 (5.13%) CA
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) McAfee
7 2 (2.56%) Sophos
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) BT
8 1 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) Twitter