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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 38 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.33% 0.27% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.41% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -11.86%
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
61 71 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.93% 19.09% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 56
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 10
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £26.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management

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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware