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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.81% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 2.35% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Average daily rate
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£285 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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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
659 511 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.06% 34.41% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 293 180
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £18.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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
(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
Leicestershire +1 4 £263 -2.77%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £330 - 2
Northamptonshire -2 2 £301 -16.96%
Derbyshire - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) BMC
3 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (33.33%) Control-M
4 6 (33.33%) Remedy
4 6 (33.33%) ITSM
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) VBScript
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Workflow
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
6 4 (22.22%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) IMAP
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Database Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Development DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) ITSM
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Control-M
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) OVSD
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) BMC
3 6 (33.33%) Remedy
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Novell
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Perforce
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) hybris
6 1 (5.56%) Lumension