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 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.61% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 2.41% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £388 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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
73 83 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.32% 20.75% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 46
Average daily rate £375 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £46.07 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016. 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
Bedford - 1 - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
7 2 (15.38%) DNS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
2 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) HP