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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 52 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 19 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.42% 1.37% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.12% 2.61% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +42.85%
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
371 307 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.32% 52.39% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 127 170
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.60 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +13 12 £400 +23.07% 3
Peterborough -3 5 £450 +12.50%
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (50.98%) Perl
1 26 (50.98%) Ant
1 26 (50.98%) XML
2 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Windows
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.49%) XSLT
5 13 (25.49%) FrameMaker
5 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
8 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
9 9 (17.65%) .NET
10 8 (15.69%) C#
11 7 (13.73%) DHCP
11 7 (13.73%) DNS
12 6 (11.76%) SQL
12 6 (11.76%) XSL
12 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
12 6 (11.76%) CMS
12 6 (11.76%) VMware
12 6 (11.76%) Content Management
12 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (11.76%) SCCM
12 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
12 6 (11.76%) MSBuild
12 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
12 6 (11.76%) DevOps
13 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
13 5 (9.80%) UNIX

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.76%) CMS
1 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) FrameMaker
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.96%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DHCP
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) SAN
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) IPv6
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.96%) Intranet
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Ant
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) MSBuild
2 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.88%) NUnit
3 3 (5.88%) CruiseControl
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (1.96%) MSI
5 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Author
2 13 (25.49%) Technical Author
3 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Server Support
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Network Support
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Software Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) XML
2 13 (25.49%) XSLT
3 9 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (11.76%) XSL
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (5.88%) MSMQ
6 3 (5.88%) WCF
6 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Replication
1 3 (5.88%) Clustering
1 3 (5.88%) PKI
1 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) AIX
7 2 (3.92%) HPUX
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.76%) Content Management
2 6 (11.76%) DevOps
3 5 (9.80%) Scrum
3 5 (9.80%) MVC
4 4 (7.84%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) Test Management
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.96%) Kanban
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Perl
2 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) VBScript
5 3 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Tcl
6 2 (3.92%) Korn
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) MCSE
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) MCSD
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
3 1 (1.96%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 3 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.92%) WMI
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) HP
3 4 (7.84%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.88%) McAfee
4 3 (5.88%) Clearswift
5 2 (3.92%) Lotus