Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 86
Rank change year-on-year -3 +60 -34
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 87 91 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.45% 6.03% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.05% 15.66% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £240 £290 £256
90th Percentile £475 £518 £525
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £51.25 - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 542 581 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.94% 38.53% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 316 278
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +11.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £256 £278 £229
90th Percentile £556 £582 £529
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 29
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £16.81 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.70% -66.05% +48.87%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.80 £20.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £42.30 £54.15
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +1 23 £325 +4.00% 1
Watford +7 17 £425 -5.56% 3
Stevenage -6 14 £420 +85.78% 4
Hatfield -4 10 £355 -21.11% 6
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 £475 +11.76%
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 59 (67.82%) Windows
2 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.38%) VMware
3 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
4 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
5 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 22 (25.29%) Linux
7 21 (24.14%) Workflow
8 20 (22.99%) Office 365
9 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
9 17 (19.54%) .NET
9 17 (19.54%) Nintex
10 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (18.39%) Law
11 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (17.24%) REST
12 14 (16.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (16.09%) CAML
12 14 (16.09%) SCCM
12 14 (16.09%) CSS
13 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
13 13 (14.94%) vRealize
13 13 (14.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 12 (13.79%) jQuery
14 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
14 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 12 (13.79%) LDAP
14 12 (13.79%) SQL
14 12 (13.79%) C#
15 11 (12.64%) DNS

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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 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (16.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.75%) Apache
5 5 (5.75%) IIS
5 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.60%) ThingWorx
7 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Windchill
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.99%) Office 365
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.45%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.30%) GitHub
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) G Suite
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) DNS
2 7 (8.05%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) Skype
4 4 (4.60%) DHCP
5 3 (3.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio Code
3 5 (5.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.30%) Maven
General
1 16 (18.39%) Law
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Legal
3 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (16.09%) Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Active Directory Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.60%) Active Directory Specialist
7 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) PowerShell Developer
9 2 (2.30%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 15 (17.24%) REST
3 14 (16.09%) CAML
3 14 (16.09%) CSS
4 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 12 (13.79%) jQuery
4 12 (13.79%) LDAP
5 5 (5.75%) Middleware
6 3 (3.45%) ADSI
6 3 (3.45%) HTML
7 2 (2.30%) HTML5
7 2 (2.30%) JSON
7 2 (2.30%) SOAP
7 2 (2.30%) Web Services
7 2 (2.30%) XML
8 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.15%) Node.js
8 1 (1.15%) Redux
8 1 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.45%) Clustering
2 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.45%) PKI
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (67.82%) Windows
2 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.29%) Linux
4 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.75%) Unix
10 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.15%) CentOS
11 1 (1.15%) MVS
11 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Workflow
2 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.20%) Data Analysis
3 8 (9.20%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (9.20%) Security Management
4 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (5.75%) ITIL
6 4 (4.60%) DevOps
6 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.60%) Migration
6 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.60%) Task Automation
7 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (3.45%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.45%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.79%) C#
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 7 (8.05%) VBScript
4 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.60%) Perl
6 4 (4.60%) VB
7 3 (3.45%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) MCSA
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) CEH
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.15%) GIAC
4 1 (1.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.49%) vSphere
4 8 (9.20%) Xen
5 6 (6.90%) DFS Replication
5 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (4.60%) Docker
6 4 (4.60%) VMware NSX
6 4 (4.60%) XenApp
7 3 (3.45%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) SCCM
2 13 (14.94%) vRealize
2 13 (14.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 10 (11.49%) vCenter Server
4 8 (9.20%) WSUS
5 6 (6.90%) SCOM
6 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.15%) EnCase
Vendors
1 36 (41.38%) VMware
2 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.54%) Nintex
4 8 (9.20%) Sony
5 7 (8.05%) Citrix
5 7 (8.05%) Splunk
6 5 (5.75%) McAfee
6 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.60%) PTC
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle
8 3 (3.45%) Sophos
9 2 (2.30%) IBM
9 2 (2.30%) Lumension
9 2 (2.30%) Snow
10 1 (1.15%) Cisco
10 1 (1.15%) Google
10 1 (1.15%) SAP