The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.68% 2.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 10.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £438 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 48 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.77% 25.13% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 43
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £181 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -57.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £12.42 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
East of England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -17 2 £425 +30.76% 4
Bedford - - - - 2
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) RavenDB
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) Neo4j
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) CQRS
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) NUnit
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Marketing

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Mingle
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) RavenDB
3 5 (55.56%) Neo4j
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) MSTest
4 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Log4Net
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) CQRS
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft