The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 20 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.09% - 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £413 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
PowerShell
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 81 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.42% 54.36% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 59 10
Average daily rate £438 £458 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +40.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £368 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheltenham region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C#

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCAD
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSD
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware