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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 74 29 56
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 40 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.47% 4.82% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 10.99% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £304 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.69% -6.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
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
421 364 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.18% 43.86% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 227 139
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 17
Average hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 31 August 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 -33 3 £250 -37.50% 2
Peterborough 0 1 £250 +25.00%
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) DHCP
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) IIS
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (47.37%) Tridion
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) LDAP
5 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 8 (42.11%) Terminal Server
5 8 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (42.11%) Project Management
6 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Debian
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
10 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
10 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
10 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (52.63%) IIS
1 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Debian
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Terminal Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Veeam
3 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.53%) Nintex
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle