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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 27 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 25 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.17% 1.82% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.38% 4.95% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.47% -30.92%
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
129 101 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.65% 36.86% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 47 63
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £46.47 £22.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.51% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £22.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £37.75 £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 17 £425 -5.55% 3
Bedford - - - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) IIS
3 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (58.82%) .NET
5 18 (52.94%) VB
6 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
7 16 (47.06%) C#
7 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
8 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
8 15 (44.12%) Confluence
8 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
9 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (35.29%) JIRA
11 12 (35.29%) DNS
12 11 (32.35%) DHCP
12 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
12 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (32.35%) TeamCity
13 10 (29.41%) SCOM
14 9 (26.47%) FTP
14 9 (26.47%) Web Services
15 8 (23.53%) Legal
15 8 (23.53%) SCCM
15 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (23.53%) DevOps
16 7 (20.59%) FinalBuilder

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (44.12%) Confluence
3 3 (8.82%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) DHCP
3 9 (26.47%) FTP
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) DMZ
5 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (35.29%) JIRA
4 11 (32.35%) TeamCity
5 7 (20.59%) FinalBuilder
6 6 (17.65%) Log4Net
7 3 (8.82%) MSI
7 3 (8.82%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (23.53%) Legal
2 4 (11.76%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Configuration Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Web Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Architect
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
9 1 (2.94%) Release Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Configuration Manager
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) MSMQ
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) XSD
6 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) e-Health
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) 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 17 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Database Security
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.94%) High Availability
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) VB
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) VBScript
4 3 (8.82%) 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%) MCTS
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) VMFS
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (29.41%) SCOM
3 8 (23.53%) SCCM
4 7 (20.59%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) CA
3 2 (5.88%) NetApp
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Akamai
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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