The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.31% 0.29% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.49% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+35.84% +2.73%
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
60 67 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.87% 19.42% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 76
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £46.07 £51.30 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.19% +96.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware