The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Cheltenham 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 21 11 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +44
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.72% 8.33% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 20.69% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £425 £314 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.35% -21.50%
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 £32.24 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 29 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 48.28% 40.28% 71.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 122
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PowerShell
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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 17 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) 3Com
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Acronis
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) 3Com
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Acronis