The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 38 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 33 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.09% 1.09% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.17% 2.65% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
360 302 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.61% 41.31% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 141 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 61
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.50 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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East of England

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Cambridge +6 25 £338 +3.84%
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 17 (44.74%) XML
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) Perl
3 14 (36.84%) .NET
3 14 (36.84%) Ant
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) Windows
5 12 (31.58%) MVC
5 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Migration
7 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 8 (21.05%) WCF
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.05%) MSBuild
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.42%) FrameMaker
8 7 (18.42%) XSLT
8 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) VBScript
10 5 (13.16%) VB
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) MySQL
10 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
10 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) FrameMaker
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
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 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.63%) IPv6
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Ant
2 8 (21.05%) MSBuild
3 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.16%) NUnit
4 5 (13.16%) CruiseControl
4 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.89%) WiX
6 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.63%) MSI
7 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
7 1 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
2 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Author
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Author
4 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Server Support
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) XML
2 14 (36.84%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.05%) WCF
6 7 (18.42%) XSLT
7 5 (13.16%) REST
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) WPF
8 3 (7.89%) LINQ
8 3 (7.89%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) HTML
9 2 (5.26%) CSS
9 2 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) MVC
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C#
2 14 (36.84%) Perl
3 6 (15.79%) VBScript
4 5 (13.16%) VB
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) XAML
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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