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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 36 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.56% 0.93% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.84% 2.21% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£304 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -24.13%
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
332 317 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.08% 42.21% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 132 168
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 64
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 31 £400 +23.07% 2
Peterborough - 1 £200 - 1
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 24 (51.06%) XML
2 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) Ant
3 21 (44.68%) Perl
4 17 (36.17%) Windows
5 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (27.66%) XSLT
6 13 (27.66%) C#
7 12 (25.53%) .NET
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
8 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
9 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (21.28%) MVC
9 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) Migration
11 8 (17.02%) WCF
11 8 (17.02%) FrameMaker
11 8 (17.02%) MSBuild
12 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
12 6 (12.77%) VBScript
13 5 (10.64%) VB
13 5 (10.64%) MySQL
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.64%) Java
13 5 (10.64%) Web Services
13 5 (10.64%) MS Office
13 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
13 5 (10.64%) MS Excel

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) FrameMaker
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.38%) CloudFront
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DHCP
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) IPv6
2 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Ant
2 8 (17.02%) MSBuild
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.64%) NUnit
3 5 (10.64%) CruiseControl
3 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) WiX
5 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.13%) MSI
6 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Author
2 8 (17.02%) Technical Author
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Server Support
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Network Support
6 2 (4.26%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Server Support Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) XML
2 13 (27.66%) XSLT
3 12 (25.53%) .NET
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.02%) WCF
6 5 (10.64%) Web Services
6 5 (10.64%) REST
7 4 (8.51%) XSL
8 3 (6.38%) WPF
8 3 (6.38%) LINQ
8 3 (6.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Scrum
4 4 (8.51%) Content Management
5 3 (6.38%) TDD
5 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Kanban
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Test Management
7 1 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Perl
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) VBScript
3 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.64%) VB
4 5 (10.64%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) XAML
7 1 (2.13%) Korn
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCSD
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) VMware