The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 25 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 of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 63 97 121
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 90 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.97% 1.00% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.68% 2.63% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1172 913 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.63% 38.20% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 464 630
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 87 144
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cambridgeshire +16 33 £375 +15.38% 5
Suffolk -10 17 £375 -11.76% 1
Essex +10 15 £165 -26.66% 1
Bedfordshire -12 11 £425 -2.85% 4
Hertfordshire +5 8 £350 - 3
Norfolk - 6 £350 -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 71 (60.17%) Windows
2 46 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 40 (33.90%) Active Directory
4 37 (31.36%) .NET
5 35 (29.66%) XML
6 33 (27.97%) Web Services
7 32 (27.12%) C#
8 31 (26.27%) SQL
8 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (25.42%) Firewall
10 28 (23.73%) Linux
10 28 (23.73%) DNS
11 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET
12 25 (21.19%) Perl
13 23 (19.49%) VB
13 23 (19.49%) SAN
14 22 (18.64%) TCP/IP
15 21 (17.80%) UNIX
15 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
15 21 (17.80%) Opscode Chef
16 20 (16.95%) Shell Script
17 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (16.10%) VBScript
17 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (16.10%) Replication
18 18 (15.25%) DHCP
18 18 (15.25%) MS Excel
18 18 (15.25%) Migration
18 18 (15.25%) Puppet
19 17 (14.41%) DevOps

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (11.86%) IIS
2 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.93%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.39%) Confluence
5 4 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.54%) Apache
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.69%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) FrameMaker
3 4 (3.39%) MS Office
4 3 (2.54%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.54%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.42%) Firewall
2 28 (23.73%) DNS
3 23 (19.49%) SAN
4 22 (18.64%) TCP/IP
5 18 (15.25%) DHCP
6 17 (14.41%) VPN
7 16 (13.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (8.47%) NAS
8 10 (8.47%) HTTP
9 9 (7.63%) FTP
10 6 (5.08%) Broadband
10 6 (5.08%) Telnet
10 6 (5.08%) Wireless
10 6 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.69%) DMZ
11 2 (1.69%) Intranet
11 2 (1.69%) LAN
11 2 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
1 15 (12.71%) JIRA
2 14 (11.86%) Ant
3 12 (10.17%) Selenium
4 10 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.63%) MSBuild
6 7 (5.93%) Subversion
6 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.08%) Redmine
7 6 (5.08%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.08%) Trac
7 6 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.08%) Bugzilla
7 6 (5.08%) JUnit
8 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.24%) NUnit
8 5 (4.24%) CruiseControl
8 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.24%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.39%) WiX
General
1 6 (5.08%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (43.22%) Developer
2 11 (9.32%) .NET Developer
3 9 (7.63%) C# Developer
3 9 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (6.78%) Architect
4 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Author
5 7 (5.93%) Technical Author
5 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) .NET
2 35 (29.66%) XML
3 33 (27.97%) Web Services
4 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET
5 15 (12.71%) JSON
6 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (8.47%) WCF
7 10 (8.47%) HTML
7 10 (8.47%) XSLT
8 7 (5.93%) jQuery
9 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.24%) CSS
10 5 (4.24%) REST
11 4 (3.39%) LINQ
11 4 (3.39%) WPF
11 4 (3.39%) Ajax
12 3 (2.54%) MSMQ
12 3 (2.54%) RESTful
13 2 (1.69%) XSL
14 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Replication
2 6 (5.08%) Firmware
3 4 (3.39%) Clustering
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) CMDB
5 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.85%) e-Health
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.17%) Windows
2 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (23.73%) Linux
4 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
4 21 (17.80%) UNIX
5 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.93%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.25%) Migration
2 17 (14.41%) DevOps
3 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.02%) MVC
4 13 (11.02%) ITIL
4 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
5 10 (8.47%) TDD
6 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.78%) OO
7 6 (5.08%) OOP
7 6 (5.08%) Use Case
7 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.08%) BDD
8 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.24%) Workflow
9 4 (3.39%) Scrum
9 4 (3.39%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.39%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (3.39%) User Stories
10 3 (2.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) C#
2 31 (26.27%) SQL
3 25 (21.19%) Perl
4 23 (19.49%) VB
5 20 (16.95%) Shell Script
6 19 (16.10%) VBScript
7 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 13 (11.02%) Bash Shell
9 12 (10.17%) Java
10 6 (5.08%) PHP
10 6 (5.08%) Ruby
10 6 (5.08%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.39%) XAML
12 1 (0.85%) VB6
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Sun Certification
2 5 (4.24%) MCSE
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.39%) Degree
3 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) MCITP
4 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.54%) CCA
4 3 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.54%) CCEA
5 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ACCA
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MCTS
6 1 (0.85%) VCAP
6 1 (0.85%) VCP5
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.08%) KVM
5 4 (3.39%) XenApp
6 2 (1.69%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.69%) vCloud
6 2 (1.69%) vSphere
6 2 (1.69%) VMFS
7 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.85%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (15.25%) Puppet
3 15 (12.71%) SCCM
4 3 (2.54%) SCOM
5 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.69%) Opsview
6 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) VMware
3 8 (6.78%) Citrix
3 8 (6.78%) NetApp
4 7 (5.93%) HP
5 6 (5.08%) Becrypt
6 4 (3.39%) WatchGuard
6 4 (3.39%) Cisco
6 4 (3.39%) CA
6 4 (3.39%) CommVault
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle
7 3 (2.54%) Dell
7 3 (2.54%) Wyse
8 2 (1.69%) Splunk
8 2 (1.69%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.69%) EMC
8 2 (1.69%) JBoss
8 2 (1.69%) webMethods
8 2 (1.69%) McAfee
9 1 (0.85%) Sophos
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £ on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago