The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 66 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 2.74% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 6.14% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.53%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
377 342 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.58% 44.59% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 201 143
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.69 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 -18 6 £325 - 1
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) DNS
4 13 (48.15%) Tridion
5 12 (44.44%) Terminal Server
5 12 (44.44%) Project Management
5 12 (44.44%) DHCP
5 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 11 (40.74%) IIS
6 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
6 11 (40.74%) Linux
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) LDAP
8 9 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (29.63%) CMS
10 7 (25.93%) Debian
10 7 (25.93%) VMware
10 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (18.52%) MVC
11 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) Ant

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 11 (40.74%) IIS
1 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (29.63%) CMS
4 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
6 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
8 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) DHCP
3 9 (33.33%) LDAP
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
2 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Author
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Author
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.11%) XSL
2 3 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Debian
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Content Management
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) CAD
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) Terminal Server
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (11.11%) MobileIron
3 3 (11.11%) Mapinfo
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (11.11%) Sophos
3 3 (11.11%) Wyse
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Nintex
4 2 (7.41%) Veeam
4 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore