The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 37 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.07% 3.94% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 16.13% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £431 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
PowerShell
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 124 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.38% 24.41% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 84 37
Average daily rate £369 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.90 £47.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +111.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Bedfordshire region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 1 £300 -29.41%
Dunstable -2 1 £300 +33.33%
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
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