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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 28 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.90% 0.85% 6.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 1.96% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£415 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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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
100 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 63.29% 43.59% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 22 18
Average daily rate £438 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software