Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -64 +10 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 52 117 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.83% 5.40% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 14.34% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 94
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.54% -9.72%
10th Percentile £354 £320 £301
90th Percentile £572 £494 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Surrey median hourly rate £47.83 £42.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.88% +200.00% -70.29%
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -44.90% +121.05% -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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1079 816 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 38.07% 37.67% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 551 756
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +12.50%
10th Percentile £331 £310 £291
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 25
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% -3.74%
10th Percentile £25.00 £21.25 £33.50
90th Percentile £50.08 £48.75 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £561 -
Cobham -4 7 £513 +43.36%
Epsom - 5 - -
Camberley -2 3 £300 -20.00%
Guildford -7 3 £405 -4.71% 3
Staines -26 3 £494 +9.72% 1
Woking -2 2 £450 +2.56% 1
Reigate - 2 £375 - 1
Leatherhead -5 1 £425 -5.56%
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
5 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (36.54%) DevOps
7 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (30.77%) VMware
7 16 (30.77%) Linux
8 15 (28.85%) Migration
8 15 (28.85%) IaaS
8 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
9 14 (26.92%) PaaS
9 14 (26.92%) IIS
9 14 (26.92%) SQL
10 13 (25.00%) .NET
11 12 (23.08%) Java
11 12 (23.08%) Python
11 12 (23.08%) Finance
11 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (23.08%) Ansible
12 11 (21.15%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
12 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
13 10 (19.23%) Citrix
13 10 (19.23%) JSON
14 9 (17.31%) Puppet

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 14 (26.92%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
2 7 (13.46%) WildFly
3 6 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) nginx
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.92%) CMS
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (28.85%) IaaS
4 14 (26.92%) PaaS
5 9 (17.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (11.54%) Office 365
7 2 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.85%) Serverless
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LDAP
1 5 (9.62%) SMTP
1 5 (9.62%) SSH
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Network Security
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
3 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.85%) FTP
4 2 (3.85%) OSPF
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) VLAN
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) IPsec
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.77%) Ant
5 3 (5.77%) Gradle
5 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 3 (5.77%) MSBuild
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Technical Support
7 5 (9.62%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Administrator
8 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) JSON
3 8 (15.38%) Web Services
4 7 (13.46%) Middleware
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.85%) Sensu
7 1 (1.92%) WPF
7 1 (1.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Client/Server
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.77%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.46%) Unix
7 4 (7.69%) CentOS
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.92%) Debian
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (36.54%) DevOps
2 15 (28.85%) Migration
3 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Capacity Management
5 6 (11.54%) Creative Thinking
5 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.54%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (7.69%) SDLC
7 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (3.85%) MapReduce
8 2 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) Python
3 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.62%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Docker
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (23.08%) Ansible
3 9 (17.31%) Puppet
4 8 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 6 (11.54%) SCCM
6 3 (5.77%) Terraform
7 2 (3.85%) Ganglia
7 2 (3.85%) Graphite
7 2 (3.85%) Nagios
7 2 (3.85%) SCOM
7 2 (3.85%) StatsD
8 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.92%) OpenNMS
8 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) ServiceNow
5 6 (11.54%) AppDynamics
6 5 (9.62%) McAfee
6 5 (9.62%) Symantec
6 5 (9.62%) Veritas
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle
8 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) Snow