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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank - 24 35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 5.06% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.94% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.63%
PowerShell
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
167 161 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.01% 50.95% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 8 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) HTML

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Database Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (25.00%) Underscore.js
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware