Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 15 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 37 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.64% 1.03% 8.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 2.65% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 15
Watford median daily rate £450 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% +6.25%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 206 113 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 48.13% 38.83% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 48 48
Watford median daily rate £425 £431 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +3.92% +10.67%
10th Percentile £310 £292 £325
90th Percentile £608 £538 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £390 £385
% change year-on-year +5.77% +1.30% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £28.75 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £48.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year -49.61% +38.93% +75.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Watford

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 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 Watford region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) WAAS
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CAML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nintex
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy