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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 74 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 2.25% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 5.94% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £110 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -72.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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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
522 606 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.50% 37.95% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 356 202
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £124 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 54
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Leicestershire +16 7 £475 - 7
Derbyshire -3 6 £550 +400.00%
Northamptonshire -14 4 £363 +107.14%
Nottinghamshire -3 1 - - 2
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (71.05%) Migration
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) VBScript
4 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (26.32%) Remedy
6 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (21.05%) DNS
7 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
8 7 (18.42%) MCSE
8 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.42%) Dell
8 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
8 7 (18.42%) MCITP
9 6 (15.79%) PKI
9 6 (15.79%) IPsec
9 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) SCCM
9 6 (15.79%) Kerberos
9 6 (15.79%) LDAP
9 6 (15.79%) C#

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 6 (15.79%) LDAP
3 6 (15.79%) IPsec
4 4 (10.53%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Active Directory Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) XSLT
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) XSL
5 1 (2.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Software Distribution
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Workflow
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) VBScript
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) MCITP
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
2 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Control-M
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Remedy
3 7 (18.42%) Dell
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) hybris
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle