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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 72 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.72% 0.42% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.03% 1.22% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 26
Average daily rate £151 £325 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.61% +195.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
PowerShell
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
537 490 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.27% 33.93% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 263 289
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 27
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire - 11 £114 - 2
Northamptonshire +13 6 - - 7
Nottinghamshire -2 6 £300 - 2
Leicestershire -8 5 £114 -54.40% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 25 (54.35%) SharePoint
4 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 21 (45.65%) IIS
6 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 16 (34.78%) HP
7 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
7 15 (32.61%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (26.09%) VMware
8 12 (26.09%) VB
8 12 (26.09%) .NET
8 12 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
9 11 (23.91%) Citrix
9 11 (23.91%) Change Management
9 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (23.91%) SCCM
10 10 (21.74%) Internet
10 10 (21.74%) ETL
10 10 (21.74%) VBScript
10 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
10 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
11 9 (19.57%) MS Office
11 9 (19.57%) Classic ASP
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL
11 9 (19.57%) VB.NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (54.35%) SharePoint
2 21 (45.65%) IIS
3 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
3 15 (32.61%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (17.39%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Advent Geneva
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Internet
2 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.39%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Converged Networks
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) JMeter
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) IT Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) IT Support
5 6 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) Classic ASP
3 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Clustering
2 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 8 (17.39%) Linux
4 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Change Management
2 10 (21.74%) ETL
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.57%) Change Control
3 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
5 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) High Availability
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.17%) E-Disclosure
8 1 (2.17%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) VB
3 10 (21.74%) VBScript
4 9 (19.57%) C#
4 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
4 9 (19.57%) VB6
4 9 (19.57%) VBA
5 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) HND
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Control-M
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) HP
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 11 (23.91%) Citrix
5 9 (19.57%) IBM
6 8 (17.39%) Dell
6 8 (17.39%) EMC
6 8 (17.39%) Lotus
7 7 (15.22%) Altiris
7 7 (15.22%) SAP
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) Advent
9 1 (2.17%) BMC
9 1 (2.17%) Nuix
9 1 (2.17%) Remedy
9 1 (2.17%) Sun
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