Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 35 64
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 59 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.42% 4.80% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.20% 12.66% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £235 £281 £265
90th Percentile £491 £575 £438
East of England median daily rate £350 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% +9.38% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £46.25 £19.26 £42.50
% change year-on-year +140.10% -54.68% +97.67%

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 490 466 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.52% 37.89% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 286 210
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +3.44% +10.34%
10th Percentile £239 £275 £270
90th Percentile £569 £575 £516
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 26
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% -9.09% +51.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.71 £13.31
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.08 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -10 12 £413 -8.33% 4
Welwyn Garden City +2 11 £325 -35.00% 1
Hatfield +2 10 £380 -5.00% 1
Stevenage -1 10 £260 -
Royston - 1 £300 -
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.00%) VMware
4 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (28.00%) Linux
7 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (22.00%) SCCM
8 11 (22.00%) SQL
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (22.00%) WSUS
9 10 (20.00%) VBScript
10 8 (16.00%) Security Management
10 8 (16.00%) Xen
10 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
11 7 (14.00%) Splunk
11 7 (14.00%) Retail
11 7 (14.00%) VB
12 6 (12.00%) .NET
12 6 (12.00%) Unix
12 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (12.00%) DHCP
12 6 (12.00%) Office 365
12 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
12 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.00%) ThingWorx
4 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Windchill
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.00%) Akamai
5 1 (2.00%) IaaS
5 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (6.00%) Skype
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) BGP
6 1 (2.00%) DWDM
6 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.00%) IGRP
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) MPLS
6 1 (2.00%) OSPF
6 1 (2.00%) SNMP
6 1 (2.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (4.00%) MSI
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Server Support
6 2 (4.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) CSS
2 5 (10.00%) Middleware
3 4 (8.00%) ADSI
3 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.00%) LDAP
3 4 (8.00%) REST
4 3 (6.00%) CAML
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (10.00%) PKI
2 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) CESG
3 1 (2.00%) Robotics
3 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (28.00%) Linux
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (12.00%) Unix
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.00%) MVS
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Security Management
2 5 (10.00%) Workflow
3 4 (8.00%) Application Packaging
3 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) Open Source
3 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL
4 3 (6.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (4.00%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (4.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.00%) Change Control
6 1 (2.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.00%) Test Management
6 1 (2.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) VBScript
3 7 (14.00%) VB
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) CCNP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) Xen
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
1 11 (22.00%) WSUS
2 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Splunk
4 5 (10.00%) Nintex
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) McAfee
5 4 (8.00%) PTC
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) Sophos
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
7 2 (4.00%) Lumension
7 2 (4.00%) Snow
8 1 (2.00%) Arista
8 1 (2.00%) Aruba
8 1 (2.00%) F5
8 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.00%) Tufin
8 1 (2.00%) Zscaler