Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 60 34
Rank change year-on-year +21 -26 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.64% 0.59% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 1.55% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 14
Kent median daily rate £341 £350 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -22.65% +3.43%
10th Percentile £229 £210 £352
90th Percentile £547 £445 £493
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £22.82 £45.00
% change year-on-year +85.21% -49.29% +125.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 214 194 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 48.75% 38.04% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 150 119
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £255
90th Percentile £538 £527 £580
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 2
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +158.40% -53.56%
10th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £13.78
90th Percentile £51.25 £45.00 £20.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Kent over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

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Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Rochester - 3 £548 -
Dartford +1 2 £269 +34.38% 1
Dover - 2 - -
Maidstone +13 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £500 - 2
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 6 (37.50%) Power BI
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) WSUS
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (18.75%) DFS Replication
7 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

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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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (37.50%) Power BI
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) OLAP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
2 3 (18.75%) Snowflake Schema
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) Star Schema
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) ETL Development
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) User Stories
3 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Ticket Management
4 2 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) DFS Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) WSUS
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter