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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 33 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.20% 1.09% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.25% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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
80 78 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.70% 28.47% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 32
Average daily rate £425 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £412 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.75 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 - 10 £463 - 2
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) IIS
3 32 (82.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 22 (56.41%) SCOM
6 21 (53.85%) DNS
6 21 (53.85%) DHCP
7 19 (48.72%) FTP
7 19 (48.72%) .NET
8 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
8 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
9 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
9 14 (35.90%) C#
9 14 (35.90%) VB
9 14 (35.90%) Confluence
9 14 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
12 11 (28.21%) SLA
12 11 (28.21%) Legal
12 11 (28.21%) TeamCity
12 11 (28.21%) SCCM
12 11 (28.21%) JIRA
12 11 (28.21%) DevOps
13 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (25.64%) Web Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (84.62%) IIS
2 14 (35.90%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (82.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) DHCP
1 21 (53.85%) DNS
2 19 (48.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (28.21%) JIRA
3 11 (28.21%) TeamCity
4 7 (17.95%) FinalBuilder
5 5 (12.82%) Log4Net
6 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (28.21%) Legal
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Web Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Configuration Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.21%) DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) Database Security
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) OO
9 1 (2.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C#
1 14 (35.90%) VB
2 4 (10.26%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) SCOM
2 14 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (28.21%) SCCM
4 7 (17.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Akamai
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) VMware