Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 75 58
Rank change year-on-year +41 -17 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 77 17 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.96% 1.23% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.92% 3.36% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 34
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £289 £351 £227
90th Percentile £506 £525 £438
East of England median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.94% -57.42% -8.28%

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 596 506 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.43% 36.64% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 292 274
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £283 £231 £262
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.75 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.52% +49.62% +66.25%
10th Percentile £13.65 £33.37 £13.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £54.35 £42.40
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +0.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Hatfield +7 16 £450 +38.46% 6
Stevenage - 10 £260 - 2
Watford +2 9 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +8 7 £325 -26.14% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 5 £343 -
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £425 +6.25% 2
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
3 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 32 (41.56%) VMware
5 30 (38.96%) SCCM
6 27 (35.06%) Office 365
7 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (33.77%) VBScript
8 23 (29.87%) SharePoint
8 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
8 23 (29.87%) BitLocker
9 19 (24.68%) Skype
9 19 (24.68%) Skype for Business
9 19 (24.68%) Citrix
9 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
10 17 (22.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (22.08%) Windows Server
10 17 (22.08%) Disk Encryption
11 16 (20.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 16 (20.78%) CESG
11 16 (20.78%) XenApp
12 14 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 14 (18.18%) AppSense
12 14 (18.18%) Symantec
12 14 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (16.88%) Altiris
13 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (16.88%) OneDrive
13 13 (16.88%) XenDesktop
13 13 (16.88%) LANDesk

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 23 (29.87%) SharePoint
2 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.68%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.39%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.30%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Office 365
2 13 (16.88%) OneDrive
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.60%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) Skype
2 6 (7.79%) SAN
3 5 (6.49%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) WAAS
5 1 (1.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.60%) MS Access
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) Power BI
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) AutoIt
1 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) IDA Disassembler
2 3 (3.90%) InstallShield
2 3 (3.90%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.90%) OllyDbg
2 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.60%) WiX
4 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.30%) MSI
4 1 (1.30%) MSTest
4 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.79%) Publishing
2 5 (6.49%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Consultant
2 13 (16.88%) SCCM Consultant
3 9 (11.69%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) CyberArk Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) CyberArk Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Server Support
6 4 (5.19%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.19%) HTML5
5 3 (3.90%) CSS3
5 3 (3.90%) jQuery
5 3 (3.90%) REST
5 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) JSON
6 2 (2.60%) MDX
6 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.60%) SOAP
6 2 (2.60%) WCF
6 2 (2.60%) WinForms
6 2 (2.60%) WPF
6 2 (2.60%) XHTML
7 1 (1.30%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) CESG
2 12 (15.58%) User Experience
3 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.08%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.69%) Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.79%) VMS
8 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Unix
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Disk Encryption
2 16 (20.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 13 (16.88%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (11.69%) Presales
5 7 (9.09%) Migration
6 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.79%) Hardware Maintenance
7 5 (6.49%) DevOps
7 5 (6.49%) Network Design
7 5 (6.49%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (6.49%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (6.49%) Project Management
7 5 (6.49%) Task Automation
8 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.19%) Privileged Access Management
9 3 (3.90%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (3.90%) Runbook
9 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) VBScript
2 8 (10.39%) SQL
3 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.49%) Perl
4 5 (6.49%) Python
5 4 (5.19%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.60%) Ruby
6 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.60%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) MCSE
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) HND
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 33 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (29.87%) BitLocker
4 17 (22.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (20.78%) XenApp
6 13 (16.88%) XenDesktop
7 8 (10.39%) vSphere
8 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
8 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (6.49%) VirtualBox
9 2 (2.60%) Xen
10 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (38.96%) SCCM
2 14 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (6.49%) PowerCLI
5 3 (3.90%) EnCase
5 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.90%) Puppet
5 3 (3.90%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.90%) vRealize
5 3 (3.90%) WSUS
6 2 (2.60%) Ansible
6 2 (2.60%) SCOM
6 2 (2.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.56%) VMware
3 19 (24.68%) Citrix
4 14 (18.18%) AppSense
4 14 (18.18%) Symantec
5 13 (16.88%) Altiris
5 13 (16.88%) LANDesk
6 5 (6.49%) CyberArk
7 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) Computacenter
7 3 (3.90%) IBM
7 3 (3.90%) NetApp
7 3 (3.90%) Remedy
8 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.60%) Cognos
8 2 (2.60%) Nintex
8 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.60%) Splunk
9 1 (1.30%) Xamarin