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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 46 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 45 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.13% 1.71% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.93% 6.01% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 15
Median daily rate £450 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.28% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.26 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 251 183 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 39.78% 28.37% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 102 135
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £52.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Hertfordshire

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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

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +7 15 £450 +74.75% 1
Welwyn - 4 £550 -
Hatfield - 3 £488 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 - - 3
Stevenage 0 2 - -
St Albans - 1 - - 2
PowerShell
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) VMware
3 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
5 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
6 17 (28.33%) SCCM
7 16 (26.67%) Office 365
7 16 (26.67%) Python
7 16 (26.67%) Perl
8 14 (23.33%) VMS
8 14 (23.33%) VirtualBox
9 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (21.67%) Programme Delivery
10 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (20.00%) Internet
10 12 (20.00%) ITIL
10 12 (20.00%) MCSE
11 11 (18.33%) Law
11 11 (18.33%) SCOM
11 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
12 10 (16.67%) DevOps
12 10 (16.67%) SAN
13 9 (15.00%) Citrix
13 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio

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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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Confluence
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (26.67%) Office 365
3 8 (13.33%) OneDrive
4 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) Dropbox
6 1 (1.67%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.67%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Internet
2 10 (16.67%) SAN
3 8 (13.33%) Skype
4 7 (11.67%) Network Security
5 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.67%) Firewall
7 3 (5.00%) PBX
8 2 (3.33%) DHCP
8 2 (3.33%) DNS
8 2 (3.33%) LAN
8 2 (3.33%) NAS
8 2 (3.33%) WAN
8 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.67%) MPLS
9 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.67%) SSL
9 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.67%) VLAN
9 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) GIS
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) IDA Disassembler
2 7 (11.67%) Metasploit
2 7 (11.67%) OllyDbg
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) MSI
4 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.33%) Law
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) French Language
3 2 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Malware Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Audio Visual Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.00%) Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Malware Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Security Incident Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
1 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.33%) Sass
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) LAMP
4 1 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Private Cloud
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) CESG
4 4 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) VMS
3 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.67%) Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.00%) Kali Linux
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Programme Delivery
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) DevOps
4 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.67%) Actionable Insight
5 7 (11.67%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (11.67%) Information Security
5 7 (11.67%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 7 (11.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (11.67%) Project Management
5 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.67%) Threat Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Data Security
6 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Perl
1 16 (26.67%) Python
2 5 (8.33%) VBScript
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby
6 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) MCSE
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) MCSA
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) MCITP
4 2 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.67%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (23.33%) VirtualBox
5 6 (10.00%) BitLocker
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (6.67%) XenApp
6 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) SCCM
2 11 (18.33%) SCOM
3 7 (11.67%) EnCase
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (6.67%) SCSM
5 4 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.33%) BladeLogic
7 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
7 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.67%) Puppet
8 1 (1.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) VMware
2 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) Remedy
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco
6 5 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 5 (8.33%) Symantec
7 4 (6.67%) Altiris
7 4 (6.67%) LANDesk
8 3 (5.00%) AppSense
8 3 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) Becrypt
9 2 (3.33%) BMC
9 2 (3.33%) McAfee
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.33%) Veeam
10 1 (1.67%) Isilon
10 1 (1.67%) Meraki
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