Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 34 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 +38 -21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 61 66 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.81% 5.11% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.44% 13.52% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £213 £358 £260
90th Percentile £458 £575 £444
East of England median daily rate £369 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -18.06% +20.00% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 £19.26 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.55% - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £19.26 £47.50
% change year-on-year +159.57% -59.45% +26.67%

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 533 488 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.25% 37.77% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 249
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +8.07% -
10th Percentile £231 £264 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £503
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £38.75 £31.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.02% -33.33% +45.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.00 £19.73
90th Percentile £53.63 £51.74 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Welwyn Garden City +7 21 £325 - 4
Watford -9 11 £288 -36.11% 2
Hatfield -3 7 £350 -26.32% 9
Stevenage -9 7 £260 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 £475 +11.76%
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) VMware
3 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
4 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
5 19 (31.15%) Linux
6 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
6 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.67%) Law
8 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.03%) Workflow
9 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (18.03%) SQL
10 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
10 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.39%) vRealize
10 10 (16.39%) Nintex
11 9 (14.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 9 (14.75%) Office 365
11 9 (14.75%) .NET
12 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
12 8 (13.11%) CSS
12 8 (13.11%) Xen
12 8 (13.11%) WSUS
12 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
12 8 (13.11%) Security Management
12 8 (13.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (13.11%) SCCM
12 8 (13.11%) CAML

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 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.56%) ThingWorx
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Windchill
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.28%) GitHub
5 1 (1.64%) Akamai
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 4 (6.56%) Kerberos
4 3 (4.92%) Skype
5 2 (3.28%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.64%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.64%) GLBP
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) IPsec
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) Multicast
6 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (3.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (19.67%) Law
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Active Directory Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Data Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Server Support
8 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) CAML
2 8 (13.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.48%) REST
4 6 (9.84%) jQuery
5 5 (8.20%) Middleware
6 4 (6.56%) ADSI
6 4 (6.56%) LDAP
7 3 (4.92%) HTML
7 3 (4.92%) XML
8 2 (3.28%) HTML5
8 2 (3.28%) JSON
8 2 (3.28%) SOAP
8 2 (3.28%) Web Services
9 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.56%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
3 19 (31.15%) Linux
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.84%) Unix
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.64%) MVS
10 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Workflow
2 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
2 8 (13.11%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (13.11%) Security Management
3 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.56%) DevOps
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.28%) Coaching
7 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) VB
6 4 (6.56%) VBScript
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) CEH
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) GIAC
4 1 (1.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) Xen
4 6 (9.84%) vSphere
5 3 (4.92%) Docker
6 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) vRealize
2 9 (14.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 8 (13.11%) SCCM
3 8 (13.11%) WSUS
4 7 (11.48%) vCenter Server
5 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.64%) EnCase
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) VMware
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) Nintex
4 7 (11.48%) Splunk
5 5 (8.20%) McAfee
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) PTC
6 4 (6.56%) Sony
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco
7 3 (4.92%) Sophos
8 2 (3.28%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) Lumension
8 2 (3.28%) Snow
9 1 (1.64%) Arista
9 1 (1.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) Meraki
9 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Zscaler