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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.09% 1.93% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 4.14% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.74 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -
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
267 266 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.27% 46.58% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 130 163
Average daily rate £325 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.13 £45.25 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +14 14 £388 -6.34%
Peterborough +3 3 £104 -74.00%
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (45.71%) Perl
1 16 (45.71%) Ant
1 16 (45.71%) XML
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) FrameMaker
5 9 (25.71%) CMS
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (17.14%) SCCM
7 6 (17.14%) Content Management
7 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (17.14%) VPN
7 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 6 (17.14%) XSL
7 6 (17.14%) XSLT
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) MCSE
8 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (14.29%) Terminal Server

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
1 9 (25.71%) CMS
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) FrameMaker
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) VPN
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Ant
2 5 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Author
1 10 (28.57%) Technical Author
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) XSL
2 6 (17.14%) XSLT
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) MSMQ
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) iPhone
2 3 (8.57%) iPad
2 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) UNIX
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.71%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.86%) AIX
9 1 (2.86%) HPUX
9 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Content Management
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) CAD
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Test Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Perl
2 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Tcl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCNA
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) VCP4
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Terminal Server
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 3 (8.57%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Mapinfo
4 3 (8.57%) Remedy
4 3 (8.57%) McAfee
4 3 (8.57%) Sophos
4 3 (8.57%) Clearswift
4 3 (8.57%) Wyse
4 3 (8.57%) Google
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) MobileIron
5 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Sitecore