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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 30 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 24 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.12% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.51% 1.77% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +3.77%
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
123 113 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.23% 39.79% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 42
Average daily rate £400 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £47.72 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.24% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.89 £22.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.54 £42.50 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -8 15 £400 -11.11% 2
Bedford - - - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) IIS
3 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
5 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
6 17 (50.00%) VB
6 17 (50.00%) .NET
7 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
8 14 (41.18%) DNS
8 14 (41.18%) C#
8 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
8 14 (41.18%) Confluence
8 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (38.24%) SCOM
9 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
9 13 (38.24%) DHCP
10 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (32.35%) TeamCity
11 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (32.35%) JIRA
12 10 (29.41%) FTP
12 10 (29.41%) SCCM
13 9 (26.47%) DevOps
13 9 (26.47%) ITIL
14 8 (23.53%) Web Services
14 8 (23.53%) Legal
14 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (76.47%) IIS
2 14 (41.18%) Confluence
3 3 (8.82%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
2 13 (38.24%) DHCP
3 10 (29.41%) FTP
4 2 (5.88%) DMZ
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (32.35%) TeamCity
3 11 (32.35%) JIRA
4 7 (20.59%) FinalBuilder
5 5 (14.71%) Log4Net
6 3 (8.82%) MSI
7 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (23.53%) Legal
2 5 (14.71%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 5 (14.71%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
2 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Database Security
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) VB
2 14 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) VBScript
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) VCP5
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCTS
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) VMFS
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.94%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (38.24%) SCOM
3 10 (29.41%) SCCM
4 7 (20.59%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) CA
3 3 (8.82%) Akamai
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) EMC