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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 29 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.17% 2.13% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 8.57% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -7.37%
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
68 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.71% 24.82% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 39
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 13 £450 - 5
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) IIS
3 27 (71.05%) E-Commerce
3 27 (71.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
5 21 (55.26%) SCOM
6 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 20 (52.63%) DHCP
6 20 (52.63%) DNS
7 18 (47.37%) FTP
8 15 (39.47%) .NET
8 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
9 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
10 12 (31.58%) SLA
11 11 (28.95%) ITIL
11 11 (28.95%) C#
11 11 (28.95%) SCCM
12 10 (26.32%) Legal
12 10 (26.32%) VB
12 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 10 (26.32%) Confluence
12 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
13 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
14 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (21.05%) DevOps
15 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (18.42%) Database Security

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (73.68%) IIS
2 10 (26.32%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DHCP
1 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 18 (47.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
2 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (18.42%) JIRA
4 5 (13.16%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (7.89%) Log4Net
General
1 10 (26.32%) Legal
2 4 (10.53%) Publishing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Web Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Integration Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.89%) Middleware
5 3 (7.89%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) E-Commerce
2 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) Database Security
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Service Management
9 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) VB
3 5 (13.16%) VBScript
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) SCOM
2 11 (28.95%) SCCM
3 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Akamai
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) VMware