The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 April 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 / Surrey
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.46% 3.72% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 9.03% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 19
Median daily rate £375 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +13.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £585 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £389 £344
% change year-on-year -3.53% +13.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £26.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +14.66% +51.51%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 575 554 514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 44.26% 41.22% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 385 319
Median daily rate £388 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £21.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £47.50 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Surrey over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Surrey

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Surrey

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +36 11 £350 -6.66% 6
Woking +2 6 £394 -28.40% 1
Epsom 0 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £350 - 1
Cobham +2 1 £425 +11.47%
Staines -13 1 - - 1
Tadworth - 1 - -
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South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) SQL
3 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
4 29 (40.85%) C#
5 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (35.21%) VMware
7 24 (33.80%) Puppet
8 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
8 23 (32.39%) DevOps
9 22 (30.99%) T-SQL
9 22 (30.99%) Linux
10 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (28.17%) .NET
11 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
12 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
12 18 (25.35%) Finance
12 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (23.94%) Python
14 16 (22.54%) TDD
14 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
16 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
17 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
17 13 (18.31%) VMware ESXi
17 13 (18.31%) Web Services
18 12 (16.90%) JavaScript

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 11 (15.49%) IIS
2 8 (11.27%) NServiceBus
3 7 (9.86%) Drupal
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.04%) CMS
5 5 (7.04%) WordPress
6 3 (4.23%) JBoss
6 3 (4.23%) WildFly
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.68%) Office 365
4 7 (9.86%) SaaS
5 6 (8.45%) IaaS
5 6 (8.45%) PaaS
6 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) DNS
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) VPN
3 3 (4.23%) LDAP
3 3 (4.23%) PCoIP
3 3 (4.23%) SSH
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) VLAN
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) FTP
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.82%) Skype
4 2 (2.82%) SMTP
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.41%) MPLS
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
5 1 (1.41%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.41%) Event Store
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.27%) JSUnit
3 8 (11.27%) MSTest
3 8 (11.27%) NUnit
3 8 (11.27%) Selenium
3 8 (11.27%) SpecFlow
3 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
4 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.45%) GoCD
5 6 (8.45%) MSBuild
5 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.23%) Subversion
6 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.82%) JIRA
7 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.41%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.41%) MSI
8 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Military
4 2 (2.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Developer
1 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
2 8 (11.27%) Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Angular Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) .NET
2 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
2 13 (18.31%) Web Services
3 10 (14.08%) REST
3 10 (14.08%) XML
4 9 (12.68%) HTML
5 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (11.27%) CSS
5 8 (11.27%) LESS
5 8 (11.27%) RESTful
5 8 (11.27%) SOAP
5 8 (11.27%) WCF
6 7 (9.86%) Entity Framework
6 7 (9.86%) HTML5
6 7 (9.86%) MSMQ
7 5 (7.04%) JSON
7 5 (7.04%) YAML
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Linux
3 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) Unix
7 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.82%) CentOS
9 2 (2.82%) Debian
9 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.41%) SUSE
10 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) DevOps
3 16 (22.54%) TDD
4 12 (16.90%) Service Management
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.27%) BDD
6 8 (11.27%) MVVM
6 8 (11.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (11.27%) Test Strategy
6 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.86%) Kanban
7 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.86%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (9.86%) SOA
7 7 (9.86%) SOLID
8 6 (8.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) SQL
2 29 (40.85%) C#
3 22 (30.99%) T-SQL
4 17 (23.94%) Python
5 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
6 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.45%) Java
7 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.04%) Perl
9 3 (4.23%) Ruby
9 3 (4.23%) VBScript
10 2 (2.82%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.82%) C
11 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) MCSE
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CEH
5 2 (2.82%) RHCT
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
3 13 (18.31%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (11.27%) vSphere
5 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.82%) XenServer
8 1 (1.41%) Docker
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Puppet
2 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.27%) Ansible
4 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.82%) vMotion
6 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.21%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) NetApp
4 6 (8.45%) AppDynamics
5 5 (7.04%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.23%) Symantec
6 3 (4.23%) Veritas
7 2 (2.82%) Bluefish Communications
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.41%) HP