The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 85 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 2.05% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 6.39% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 3
Average daily rate
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£285 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.09% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £110 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £126 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -
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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 East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
528 454 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.26% 32.06% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 257 207
Average daily rate £330 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 56
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.19 £15.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the East Midlands region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Leicestershire +4 2 £250 -15.96% 5
Northamptonshire - 2 £700 - 1
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £285 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (59.26%) Windows
1 16 (59.26%) Migration
2 10 (37.04%) VBScript
3 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (29.63%) Remedy
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) MCITP
4 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) Dell
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) MS Office
5 6 (22.22%) SCCM
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Workflow
6 5 (18.52%) Software Distribution
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) BMC
7 4 (14.81%) Control-M
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Release Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
1 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Migration Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) XSLT
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) PKI
1 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Workflow
2 5 (18.52%) Software Distribution
3 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) VBScript
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCITP
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Control-M
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 8 (29.63%) Remedy
2 7 (25.93%) Dell
3 4 (14.81%) BMC
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Novell
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) hybris
6 1 (3.70%) Perforce
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