Period
to 13 October 2019

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 6 months to 13 October 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 > Surrey
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 74 79
Rank change year-on-year +35 +5 -38
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 109 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.16% 3.04% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.90% 7.20% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 69 47
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £322 £375 £342
90th Percentile £630 £606 £559
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Surrey median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.33% -21.60% +107.96%
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £42.27 £22.82
% change year-on-year +89.28% +85.21% -49.29%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 784 1,361 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.12% 42.18% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 968 741
Surrey median daily rate £450 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £321
90th Percentile £613 £588 £565
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 41 30
Surrey median hourly rate £49.75 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.51% +10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £19.63 £21.25 £25.00
90th Percentile £54.88 £51.25 £48.88
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Surrey

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Surrey over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Surrey

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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 6 months to 13 October 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +11 21 £500 +3.90% 1
Reigate +10 19 £600 +37.14% 8
Staines +21 8 £338 -35.10%
Weybridge +14 7 £430 -
Tadworth -2 6 £513 -
Guildford +13 5 £330 -40.00% 4
Woking -4 4 £413 -13.16% 1
Cobham - 3 £450 -
Redhill +21 1 - - 5
Epsom +1 1 £550 +41.03% 1
Egham -6 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Camberley - 1 £500 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 77 (70.64%) Azure
2 59 (54.13%) Windows
3 55 (50.46%) DevOps
4 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
5 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
6 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (30.28%) Finance
7 33 (30.28%) Linux
8 32 (29.36%) Python
9 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 27 (24.77%) SQL
11 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
12 23 (21.10%) C#
12 23 (21.10%) Visual Studio
12 23 (21.10%) AWS
13 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
13 22 (20.18%) .NET
14 21 (19.27%) Bash Shell
15 20 (18.35%) Test Automation
15 20 (18.35%) Analytics
16 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (16.51%) Office 365
17 18 (16.51%) Virtual Machines
18 17 (15.60%) Scrum
19 16 (14.68%) Azure Active Directory
20 15 (13.76%) IaaS
20 15 (13.76%) Task Automation
20 15 (13.76%) Databricks
21 14 (12.84%) JavaScript
21 14 (12.84%) DNS

PowerShell
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 8 (7.34%) IIS
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.92%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 77 (70.64%) Azure
2 23 (21.10%) AWS
3 18 (16.51%) Office 365
4 16 (14.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (13.76%) IaaS
6 13 (11.93%) OpenShift
6 13 (11.93%) PaaS
7 9 (8.26%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (7.34%) NuGet
8 8 (7.34%) Serverless
9 6 (5.50%) SaaS
10 5 (4.59%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (4.59%) AWS CodePipeline
10 5 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (2.75%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.92%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) DNS
2 13 (11.93%) HTTP
2 13 (11.93%) HTTPS
2 13 (11.93%) SMTP
3 5 (4.59%) Internet
3 5 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (4.59%) Skype
3 5 (4.59%) WAN
3 5 (4.59%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.67%) Firewall
5 3 (2.75%) DHCP
6 2 (1.83%) BGP
6 2 (1.83%) NAS
6 2 (1.83%) SAN
6 2 (1.83%) VLAN
7 1 (0.92%) MPLS
7 1 (0.92%) SNMP
7 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) Azure SQL Database
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) Redis
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) Power BI
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 23 (21.10%) Visual Studio
3 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.01%) TeamCity
5 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.34%) MSBuild
6 8 (7.34%) Subversion
7 7 (6.42%) MSTest
7 7 (6.42%) Ranorex
8 4 (3.67%) Pylint
9 2 (1.83%) Selenium
9 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.92%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (30.28%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Billing
3 4 (3.67%) Publishing
4 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (31.19%) Azure Engineer
2 33 (30.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) Azure DevOps
4 24 (22.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Consultant
5 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (7.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Python Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) SOC Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.18%) .NET
2 13 (11.93%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.59%) JSON
3 5 (4.59%) Node.js
4 4 (3.67%) pytest
4 4 (3.67%) X-Windows
5 3 (2.75%) PySpark
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
6 2 (1.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) XML
7 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.92%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.92%) jQuery
7 1 (0.92%) LDAP
7 1 (0.92%) LINQ
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (8.26%) Cyber Defence
3 9 (8.26%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.59%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) CMDB
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.92%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.92%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.13%) Windows
2 33 (30.28%) Linux
3 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.01%) Windows 8
4 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.17%) Windows 10
6 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.46%) DevOps
2 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.35%) Analytics
3 20 (18.35%) Test Automation
4 17 (15.60%) Scrum
5 15 (13.76%) Task Automation
6 13 (11.93%) Data Science
6 13 (11.93%) SIEM
7 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.17%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Automation
8 10 (9.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 10 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (9.17%) Threat Intelligence
9 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (7.34%) Migration
11 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) Python
2 27 (24.77%) SQL
3 23 (21.10%) C#
4 21 (19.27%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.59%) Ruby
7 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.83%) VB
8 1 (0.92%) Perl
8 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) CompTIA Security+
1 8 (7.34%) GCFA
1 8 (7.34%) GCIA
1 8 (7.34%) GCIH
1 8 (7.34%) Network+ Certification
1 8 (7.34%) OSCP
1 8 (7.34%) SSCP
2 2 (1.83%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) NIST
2 7 (6.42%) QA
System Software
1 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.51%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (11.01%) Docker
4 11 (10.09%) LXC
5 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.83%) vSphere
8 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.92%) NFS
9 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Kubernetes
2 10 (9.17%) Ansible
3 8 (7.34%) Puppet
4 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.50%) Packer
6 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.67%) SCOM
8 3 (2.75%) SCCM
8 3 (2.75%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.92%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Databricks
3 12 (11.01%) VMware
4 9 (8.26%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.59%) AppDynamics
5 5 (4.59%) Splunk
6 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco
6 3 (2.75%) Darktrace
7 2 (1.83%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.83%) FireEye
7 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.83%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.83%) TippingPoint
7 2 (1.83%) Varonis
8 1 (0.92%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.92%) MuleSoft