Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 50 112
Rank change year-on-year +15 +62 -66
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 72 128 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.54% 4.29% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.88% 9.55% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 89 28
Surrey median daily rate £450 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +21.79% +0.65%
10th Percentile £265 £340 £304
90th Percentile £585 £591 £540
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Surrey median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £45.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.33% -17.88% +8.73%
10th Percentile £19.25 £36.25 £42.36
90th Percentile £21.75 £38.75 £47.57
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £47.83 £34.50
% change year-on-year +67.26% +38.64% -9.21%

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 606 1,341 1,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 38.19% 44.89% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 994 830
Surrey median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £299 £325 £329
90th Percentile £610 £588 £580
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 24
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £19.63 £36.25 £41.25
90th Percentile £63.13 £52.50 £51.83
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 15 £450 -6.49%
Reigate +3 14 £550 +25.71% 10
Staines +23 6 £425 -34.62% 2
Egham +5 3 £388 - 2
Cobham - 3 £288 -
Guildford +16 2 £330 -34.00% 11
Weybridge +3 2 £450 -5.26% 1
Tadworth - 2 £513 -
Shepperton - 2 £137 -
Chertsey - 2 - - 1
Redhill +1 1 - - 3
Woking +1 1 £413 -8.33%
Leatherhead 0 1 £550 -
Epsom -9 1 £550 +16.40% 1
Godalming - 1 £393 - 3
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Azure
3 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
5 24 (33.33%) Linux
5 24 (33.33%) DevOps
6 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (26.39%) SQL
8 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
9 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 14 (19.44%) Analytics
10 14 (19.44%) Python
10 14 (19.44%) Finance
11 11 (15.28%) VMware
11 11 (15.28%) SCCM
12 10 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
13 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (12.50%) Puppet
14 8 (11.11%) PaaS
14 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (11.11%) Migration
14 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (11.11%) Task Automation
14 8 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
15 7 (9.72%) SDLC
15 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
15 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management

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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.67%) Azure
2 10 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (11.11%) PaaS
4 7 (9.72%) Office 365
5 5 (6.94%) AWS
6 4 (5.56%) IaaS
7 3 (4.17%) Azure Functions
7 3 (4.17%) Serverless
8 2 (2.78%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.78%) SaaS
9 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) DHCP
2 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 5 (6.94%) HTTPS
2 5 (6.94%) Skype
2 5 (6.94%) SMTP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.78%) ICMP
4 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.78%) PBX
4 2 (2.78%) PSTN
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) VLAN
4 2 (2.78%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) Power BI
7 2 (2.78%) Redis
7 2 (2.78%) SSDT
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Publishing
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) French Language
4 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Consultant
5 8 (11.11%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Azure Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (4.17%) Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Business Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) DBA
10 3 (4.17%) Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Security Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Node.js
2 5 (6.94%) .NET
3 4 (5.56%) CSS
3 4 (5.56%) HTML
3 4 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (2.78%) REST
4 2 (2.78%) SOAP
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) XML
4 2 (2.78%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.39%) Ajax
5 1 (1.39%) Java EE
5 1 (1.39%) JAXB
5 1 (1.39%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.39%) OAuth
5 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) XSD
5 1 (1.39%) XSL
5 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) Linux
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.78%) Fedora
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.78%) Unix
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.39%) CentOS
10 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) DevOps
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) Analytics
4 8 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
4 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.11%) Migration
4 8 (11.11%) Task Automation
5 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.72%) SDLC
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.94%) Data Science
7 5 (6.94%) SIEM
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) SQL
2 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 14 (19.44%) Python
4 7 (9.72%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.56%) C#
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.78%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 2 (2.78%) VBScript
9 1 (1.39%) Java
9 1 (1.39%) XPath
9 1 (1.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) CCNA
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
1 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (4.17%) GCFA
2 3 (4.17%) GCIA
2 3 (4.17%) GCIH
2 3 (4.17%) MCSE
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (4.17%) OSCP
2 3 (4.17%) SSCP
3 2 (2.78%) CCNP
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) NIST
3 2 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) BitLocker
4 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.56%) Docker
6 3 (4.17%) LXC
6 3 (4.17%) vSphere
7 2 (2.78%) KVM
7 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.39%) Firmware
8 1 (1.39%) NFS
8 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) SCCM
2 9 (12.50%) Puppet
3 6 (8.33%) Packer
4 5 (6.94%) WMI
5 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.17%) Ansible
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.17%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.78%) CSIRT
7 2 (2.78%) EnCase
7 2 (2.78%) FTK
7 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.39%) Grafana
8 1 (1.39%) Graylog
8 1 (1.39%) Salt
8 1 (1.39%) SCOM
8 1 (1.39%) SCSM
8 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (5.56%) Databricks
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 3 (4.17%) Darktrace
6 3 (4.17%) Dell
6 3 (4.17%) Polycom
6 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.17%) Sonus
6 3 (4.17%) Teradata
7 2 (2.78%) Aspera
7 2 (2.78%) FireEye
7 2 (2.78%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.78%) Proofpoint
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.78%) Signiant
7 2 (2.78%) TippingPoint