Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 51 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.32% 2.81% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 6.00% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Kent median daily rate £345 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.08% - -
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.05 £23.14 £42.00
% change year-on-year +94.67% -44.90% +133.33%

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 194 250 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 53.74% 46.82% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 189 111
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £293 £298 £235
90th Percentile £544 £528 £563
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +7.19%

PowerShell
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Maidstone +17 2 £338 -3.57% 3
Tonbridge - 1 £363 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £500 - 3
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (33.33%) Power BI
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) WSUS
6 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) DNS

PowerShell
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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (33.33%) Power BI
1 4 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (8.33%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Runbook
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
4 1 (8.33%) SysML
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (8.33%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) DFS Replication
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL