Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 62 42
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.84% 0.19% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% 0.50% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 29
Kent median daily rate £306 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.44% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £241 £400 £312
90th Percentile £559 £400 £478
South East median daily rate £410 £368 £413
% change year-on-year +11.56% -10.91% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £30.00
% change year-on-year +52.59% -34.47% +15.38%

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 180 200 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 38.96% 37.11% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 145 283
Kent median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £305 £279 £255
90th Percentile £475 £438 £596
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 5
Kent median hourly rate £40.50 - £15.25
10th Percentile £34.00 - £14.48
90th Percentile £52.65 - £32.93
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 £269 -
Dover - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 - - 2
West Malling - 2 - - 5
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 19 (70.37%) Windows Server
4 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (66.67%) SolarWinds
5 16 (59.26%) Ivanti
5 16 (59.26%) VMware
5 16 (59.26%) Nessus
5 16 (59.26%) MCITP
5 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (59.26%) MCSE
5 16 (59.26%) MCSA
5 16 (59.26%) MCP
5 16 (59.26%) Shavlik
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Office 365
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
6 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
6 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (18.52%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (18.52%) Clustering
6 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) QA

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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 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.11%) OLAP
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (11.11%) Power BI
1 3 (11.11%) PowerPivot
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Support
6 1 (3.70%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Messaging Support
6 1 (3.70%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Change Management
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (18.52%) High Availability
1 5 (18.52%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) Analytics
2 3 (11.11%) Business Analytics
2 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) Coaching
2 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (11.11%) ERP
2 3 (11.11%) ETL
2 3 (11.11%) ETL Development
2 3 (11.11%) Scrum
2 3 (11.11%) User Stories
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) MCITP
1 16 (59.26%) MCP
1 16 (59.26%) MCSA
1 16 (59.26%) MCSE
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Nessus
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 16 (59.26%) Ivanti
3 16 (59.26%) Shavlik
3 16 (59.26%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) Twitter