Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 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 > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 72 56
Rank change year-on-year -17 -16 +21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 74 61 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.37% 2.57% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 6.13% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 69
Surrey median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £315 £320
90th Percentile £575 £508 £600
South East median daily rate £402 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +7.07% -9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 £50.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.00% +117.39% -55.91%
10th Percentile £41.75 £50.00 £21.75
90th Percentile £45.25 £50.00 £28.85
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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,370 995 1,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 43.97% 41.91% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 664 741
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 71
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £38.00 £22.30 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £50.05 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +6.67%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 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
Staines +3 21 £535 +12.63%
Guildford -1 12 £550 +71.88% 3
Woking +7 5 £413 +6.45%
Epsom 0 5 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 4 £178 -
Reigate - 4 £438 - 5
Redhill +23 3 £370 +5.71% 1
Egham - 2 £425 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 39 (52.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (51.35%) Windows
3 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
4 29 (39.19%) Linux
5 20 (27.03%) Java
5 20 (27.03%) SQL
6 19 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (24.32%) Python
8 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
8 17 (22.97%) VMware
9 16 (21.62%) Migration
9 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
10 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
10 14 (18.92%) Finance
10 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (17.57%) Perl
11 13 (17.57%) SCCM
11 13 (17.57%) Bash Shell
11 13 (17.57%) DevOps
12 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
12 11 (14.86%) Office 365
12 11 (14.86%) Oracle
12 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.86%) DNS
13 10 (13.51%) DHCP
13 10 (13.51%) Citrix
13 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.51%) Unix
13 10 (13.51%) Ruby

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 9 (12.16%) IIS
2 8 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.81%) JBoss
2 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.46%) WildFly
4 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 39 (52.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (14.86%) Office 365
4 8 (10.81%) IaaS
4 8 (10.81%) PaaS
5 6 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.70%) GitHub
7 2 (2.70%) Serverless
8 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) DNS
2 10 (13.51%) DHCP
3 8 (10.81%) SAN
4 5 (6.76%) NAS
4 5 (6.76%) SSH
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (4.05%) Firewall
5 3 (4.05%) Network Security
5 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.70%) Internet
6 2 (2.70%) Intranet
6 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.35%) MPLS
7 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.35%) PBX
7 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.35%) Skype
7 1 (1.35%) SNMP
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Big Data
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.70%) Power BI
6 2 (2.70%) Redis
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) MSI
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Law
4 3 (4.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.16%) Analyst
2 9 (12.16%) Architect
3 8 (10.81%) Consultant
3 8 (10.81%) Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Azure Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (5.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Web Services
2 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) Middleware
3 5 (6.76%) Apache Camel
3 5 (6.76%) LDAP
4 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.05%) CSS
4 3 (4.05%) Drools
4 3 (4.05%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.70%) REST
5 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) JSON
6 1 (1.35%) Mapnik
6 1 (1.35%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.41%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Social Network
5 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 38 (51.35%) Windows
2 29 (39.19%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.51%) Unix
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.70%) CentOS
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.35%) SUSE
10 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Migration
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) DevOps
4 8 (10.81%) Capacity Management
5 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.11%) Analytics
6 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity
6 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.11%) Disk Encryption
6 6 (8.11%) ETL
6 6 (8.11%) Open Source
6 6 (8.11%) OSINT
6 6 (8.11%) Release Management
6 6 (8.11%) Task Automation
7 5 (6.76%) Data Analytics
7 5 (6.76%) ITIL
7 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum
7 5 (6.76%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) Java
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 18 (24.32%) Python
3 13 (17.57%) Bash Shell
3 13 (17.57%) Perl
4 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.51%) Ruby
6 4 (5.41%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) VBScript
8 2 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) Groovy
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.11%) MCSE
5 4 (5.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.05%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) Docker
7 1 (1.35%) vCloud
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.35%) Xen
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
7 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) SCCM
2 9 (12.16%) Puppet
3 8 (10.81%) Ansible
3 8 (10.81%) Nagios
3 8 (10.81%) SCOM
4 7 (9.46%) Mesos
5 5 (6.76%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.41%) WSUS
7 2 (2.70%) Terraform
7 2 (2.70%) vRealize
8 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.35%) Consul
8 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.35%) Nessus
8 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) Citrix
5 7 (9.46%) Cloudera
5 7 (9.46%) ServiceNow
6 6 (8.11%) McAfee
7 5 (6.76%) Splunk
7 5 (6.76%) Symantec
7 5 (6.76%) Veritas
8 4 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco
8 4 (5.41%) Ivanti
8 4 (5.41%) Sitecore
9 3 (4.05%) ForgeRock
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.05%) Snow
9 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.35%) Shavlik
10 1 (1.35%) Varonis