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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 34 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.85% 1.52% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.95% 6.76% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £390 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -
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
88 74 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.22% 22.42% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 29
Average daily rate £388 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +13.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 - 6 £325 - 4
Bedford - - - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
1 17 (70.83%) E-Commerce
1 17 (70.83%) SCOM
2 16 (66.67%) DHCP
2 16 (66.67%) DNS
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) IIS
3 14 (58.33%) FTP
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) SCCM
7 9 (37.50%) SLA
8 6 (25.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) VBScript
9 5 (20.83%) Legal
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.67%) Middleware
10 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.67%) Project Management
10 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
10 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 4 (16.67%) Akamai
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.67%) PaaS
10 4 (16.67%) Database Security

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) DHCP
1 16 (66.67%) DNS
2 14 (58.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Web Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Database Security
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) VBScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) SCOM
2 10 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Akamai
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) VMware