The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 4.97% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 11.27% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 9
Median daily rate - £445 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 88 142 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.21% 44.10% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 188 168
Median daily rate £345 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £269 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £775 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.39% -56.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Kent

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware