Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 +17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.57% 2.21% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 6.11% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 14
Kent median daily rate £350 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £210 £418 £400
90th Percentile £445 £470 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Kent median hourly rate - - £17.00
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £43.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -46.80% +128.95% -59.36%

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 214 180 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.84% 36.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 116 182
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £285 £259 £263
90th Percentile £563 £513 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Dartford - 1 £200 -
Maidstone - 1 £350 - 1
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management

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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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Operator
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft