The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 East Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 75 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.97% 1.52% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 4.78% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
441 460 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.50% 31.72% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 223 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.65 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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England

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
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 31 July 2014. 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
Northamptonshire +2 7 £325 - 1
Leicestershire - 7 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 3
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
3 10 (34.48%) Intranet
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 10 (34.48%) InfoPath
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) XSL
4 9 (31.03%) XSLT
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 8 (27.59%) Migration
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.69%) VBScript
7 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Remedy
8 5 (17.24%) Citrix
8 5 (17.24%) ITSM
8 5 (17.24%) XHTML
8 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.79%) MS Office

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.34%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) InfoPath
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Intranet
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) XML
2 9 (31.03%) XSL
2 9 (31.03%) XSLT
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.24%) XHTML
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) MDX
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
5 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) NetWare
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) ITSM
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) VBScript
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.45%) SCSM
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
2 5 (17.24%) Remedy
3 3 (10.34%) Novell
3 3 (10.34%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) IronPort
5 1 (3.45%) RightFax
5 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec