The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.28% 1.99% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.22% 4.91% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
205 163 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.02% 40.55% 58.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 81 136
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 51
Average hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £48.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 15 (60.00%) XML
2 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 12 (48.00%) Ant
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (32.00%) MSBuild
4 8 (32.00%) WCF
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) FrameMaker
5 6 (24.00%) XSLT
6 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) MySQL
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) NUnit
6 5 (20.00%) CruiseControl
6 5 (20.00%) Subversion
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) FrameMaker
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (12.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) IPv6
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Ant
2 8 (32.00%) MSBuild
3 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.00%) NUnit
3 5 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (12.00%) WiX
6 1 (4.00%) MSI
6 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
6 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Author
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Author
3 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (32.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) XSLT
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 3 (12.00%) WPF
6 3 (12.00%) LINQ
7 1 (4.00%) HTML
7 1 (4.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) OO
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VBScript
4 3 (12.00%) XAML
5 2 (8.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
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