The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 61 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 1.33% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.85% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 19
Average daily rate £430 £374 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £357 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 281 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.24% 46.83% 55.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 141 235
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 47
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 2 £370 - 4
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Puppet
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) XenServer
6 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) IPsec
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Continuum
8 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Documentum
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) IPsec
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Neo4j
2 2 (12.50%) RavenDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 2 (12.50%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.25%) WiX
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Development Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) WPF
7 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) VMS
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Debian
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) CQRS
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) XenServer
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Mercator