The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 20 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 33 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.69% 1.92% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.92% 4.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
237 143 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.07% 39.29% 58.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 73 138
Average daily rate £363 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.88 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.90% +2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £30.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £50.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 24 (63.16%) XML
2 21 (55.26%) Ant
2 21 (55.26%) Perl
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) XSLT
4 13 (34.21%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (23.68%) C#
6 9 (23.68%) .NET
7 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) FrameMaker
7 8 (21.05%) MVC
7 8 (21.05%) MSBuild
7 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (21.05%) WCF
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
10 5 (13.16%) REST
10 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (13.16%) JIRA
10 5 (13.16%) NUnit
10 5 (13.16%) CruiseControl
10 5 (13.16%) Subversion
10 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
10 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 5 (13.16%) MySQL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) FrameMaker
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (7.89%) CloudFront
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) IPv6
2 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Ant
2 8 (21.05%) MSBuild
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.16%) NUnit
3 5 (13.16%) CruiseControl
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.89%) WiX
5 1 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) MSI
5 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Author
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Author
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Server Support
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) XML
2 13 (34.21%) XSLT
3 9 (23.68%) .NET
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.05%) WCF
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.16%) REST
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) XSL
7 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 3 (7.89%) LINQ
7 3 (7.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) MVC
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) Content Management
5 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Kanban
7 1 (2.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) VBScript
5 3 (7.89%) XAML
6 2 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Tcl
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Korn
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) SCVMM
2 3 (7.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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