The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.67% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
PowerShell
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 30.00% 17.65% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate £450 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Bedford region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP