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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 21 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.09% 1.51% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.28% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -9.84%
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
129 84 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.15% 31.70% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 35 58
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 -9 13 £425 -2.85% 8
Bedford - 1 - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) IIS
3 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (64.29%) VB
4 18 (64.29%) .NET
5 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 15 (53.57%) C#
6 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
6 15 (53.57%) Confluence
6 15 (53.57%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
8 13 (46.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (42.86%) JIRA
9 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
9 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
10 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
11 10 (35.71%) TeamCity
12 8 (28.57%) Web Services
13 7 (25.00%) FinalBuilder
13 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (25.00%) Puppet
13 7 (25.00%) DNS
13 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
14 6 (21.43%) DHCP
14 6 (21.43%) Legal
14 6 (21.43%) Log4Net
14 6 (21.43%) DevOps

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (75.00%) IIS
2 15 (53.57%) Confluence
3 3 (10.71%) CMS
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) FTP
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) DMZ
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
1 13 (46.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (42.86%) JIRA
3 10 (35.71%) TeamCity
4 7 (25.00%) FinalBuilder
5 6 (21.43%) Log4Net
6 3 (10.71%) MSI
6 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (21.43%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Configuration Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) XSD
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) WCF
6 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) e-Health
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
2 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Database Security
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) VB
2 15 (53.57%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) VMFS
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 5 (17.86%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (7.14%) Akamai
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
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