Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 60 42
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 +9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.27% 0.74% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.25% 2.13% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 21
Kent median daily rate £325 £375 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -15.73% -5.32%
10th Percentile £228 £228 £308
90th Percentile £536 £448 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £36.13 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +60.59% -50.00% +76.47%

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 160 188 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.91% 35.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 136 209
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £272 £275 £253
90th Percentile £469 £475 £635
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Kent median hourly rate £42.06 £45.00 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +116.03% -44.63%
10th Percentile £28.25 £45.00 £14.57
90th Percentile £55.65 £45.00 £36.97
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%

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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 21 August 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Kent over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 August 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 -
Sandwich - 3 £265 -
Dartford +2 2 £269 +34.38%
Dover - 2 - -
Maidstone +6 1 £375 +7.14% 3
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (44.44%) Office 365
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (27.78%) Ticket Management
5 5 (27.78%) Power BI
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
5 5 (27.78%) High Availability
5 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Clustering
5 5 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) WSUS
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (16.67%) SCCM

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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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) Power BI
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) OLAP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (16.67%) PowerPivot
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (16.67%) Star Schema
3 2 (11.11%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Support
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Support
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (27.78%) ETL
1 5 (27.78%) High Availability
1 5 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ticket Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) User Stories
2 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) DFS Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) WSUS
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 2 (11.11%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Shavlik
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter