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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 41 42 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.51% 0.69% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 3.33% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
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
82 90 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.92% 20.74% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 27
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £443 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
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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 +5 2 £388 -8.82% 2
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) IIS
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (55.56%) SCOM
3 10 (55.56%) DHCP
3 10 (55.56%) FTP
3 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (38.89%) SLA
5 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Middleware
7 4 (22.22%) Legal
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) PaaS
7 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (16.67%) Akamai
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Database Security
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (61.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (22.22%) PaaS
4 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
1 10 (55.56%) FTP
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Database Security
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCOM
2 5 (27.78%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Akamai
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian