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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 17 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.88% 1.75% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 6.45% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £394 £416 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +14.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £431 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £399 £325
% change year-on-year -12.22% +22.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +172.22%  

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 216 186 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.61% 27.07% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 105 116
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +4 4 £265 -35.75% 1
Hatfield -8 4 £388 +29.16%
Welwyn Garden City 0 3 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £450 - 1
Stevenage +1 1 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 £388 - 1
Hertford - 1 £300 -
PowerShell
East of England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (39.29%) SCCM
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
7 6 (21.43%) Citrix
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.86%) SCOM
8 5 (17.86%) Office 365
8 5 (17.86%) MS Office
8 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
8 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) BitLocker
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.29%) Remedy
9 4 (14.29%) Validation
9 4 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (14.29%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) VBScript
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
5 1 (3.57%) SNMP
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) MSI
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) French Language
1 2 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
1 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) VBScript
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
3 2 (7.14%) SCSM
3 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Remedy
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) AppSense
6 2 (7.14%) BMC
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Becrypt
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17.77 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago