The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 92 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 0.98% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 2.40% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.25 £23.20 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.11% -1.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +22.22%
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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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1126 999 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 39.14% 40.91% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 517 624
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 109 100
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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 +1 13 £400 +23.07% 4
Bedfordshire -3 13 £375 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -2 12 £413 +16.19% 6
Suffolk +9 7 £450 -
Essex -9 5 £338 -18.18% 3
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 106 (64.63%) Windows
2 61 (37.20%) Active Directory
3 54 (32.93%) Microsoft
4 50 (30.49%) DNS
5 46 (28.05%) .NET
6 45 (27.44%) XML
6 45 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (25.00%) Linux
8 40 (24.39%) DHCP
9 39 (23.78%) Web Services
10 38 (23.17%) Perl
11 36 (21.95%) IIS
12 35 (21.34%) Opscode Chef
13 34 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 34 (20.73%) SQL
13 34 (20.73%) C#
14 33 (20.12%) Puppet
15 31 (18.90%) Firewall
15 31 (18.90%) SCCM
16 30 (18.29%) SCOM
16 30 (18.29%) Shell Script
17 29 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (17.07%) TCP/IP
18 28 (17.07%) ASP.NET
18 28 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (17.07%) DevOps
19 27 (16.46%) Configuration Management
20 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
21 25 (15.24%) Ant
21 25 (15.24%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 36 (21.95%) IIS
2 15 (9.15%) Confluence
3 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.10%) CMS
5 9 (5.49%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.22%) JBoss
10 2 (1.22%) Apache
10 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.22%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.10%) FrameMaker
3 6 (3.66%) MS Office
4 3 (1.83%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 34 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.83%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.83%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (30.49%) DNS
2 40 (24.39%) DHCP
3 31 (18.90%) Firewall
4 28 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 23 (14.02%) FTP
6 22 (13.41%) SAN
7 21 (12.80%) VPN
8 17 (10.37%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (6.71%) Wireless
9 11 (6.71%) HTTP
9 11 (6.71%) Broadband
10 9 (5.49%) NAS
11 8 (4.88%) Telnet
12 5 (3.05%) SSH
13 3 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.83%) Intranet
13 3 (1.83%) IPv6
14 2 (1.22%) LAN
14 2 (1.22%) WAN
14 2 (1.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) NoSQL
2 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.66%) MySQL
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.22%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Ant
2 22 (13.41%) JIRA
3 17 (10.37%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (7.93%) Selenium
5 13 (7.93%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.49%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.88%) MSBuild
8 7 (4.27%) FinalBuilder
9 6 (3.66%) Subversion
9 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.05%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.05%) Bugzilla
10 5 (3.05%) Log4Net
10 5 (3.05%) NUnit
10 5 (3.05%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.05%) Trac
10 5 (3.05%) Redmine
11 4 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (5.49%) Finance
1 9 (5.49%) Legal
2 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.05%) Publishing
4 3 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (34.76%) Developer
2 19 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (7.32%) Configuration Engineer
4 11 (6.71%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.10%) Author
5 10 (6.10%) Technical Author
6 8 (4.88%) Architect
6 8 (4.88%) Administrator
6 8 (4.88%) Web Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.05%) .NET
2 45 (27.44%) XML
3 39 (23.78%) Web Services
4 28 (17.07%) ASP.NET
5 17 (10.37%) XSLT
5 17 (10.37%) JSON
6 9 (5.49%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (4.88%) MSMQ
7 8 (4.88%) XSL
8 7 (4.27%) HTML
8 7 (4.27%) WCF
9 5 (3.05%) jQuery
9 5 (3.05%) REST
10 3 (1.83%) CSS
11 2 (1.22%) Ajax
12 1 (0.61%) RESTful
12 1 (0.61%) HTML5
12 1 (0.61%) WPF
12 1 (0.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Replication
2 8 (4.88%) Clustering
3 7 (4.27%) PKI
4 5 (3.05%) STB
5 4 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.22%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 106 (64.63%) Windows
2 45 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (25.00%) Linux
4 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (14.63%) UNIX
6 23 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (10.37%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.27%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.44%) Solaris
10 4 (2.44%) AIX
11 3 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.22%) HPUX
12 2 (1.22%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.07%) DevOps
3 27 (16.46%) Configuration Management
4 25 (15.24%) E-Commerce
5 16 (9.76%) Migration
6 13 (7.93%) ITIL
7 8 (4.88%) MVC
8 7 (4.27%) Test Automation
9 6 (3.66%) Database Security
9 6 (3.66%) Content Management
10 5 (3.05%) Scrum
10 5 (3.05%) TDD
10 5 (3.05%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.05%) OO
11 4 (2.44%) OOP
11 4 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.44%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (2.44%) Functional Testing
11 4 (2.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.17%) Perl
2 34 (20.73%) C#
2 34 (20.73%) SQL
3 30 (18.29%) Shell Script
4 22 (13.41%) VB
5 15 (9.15%) Bash Shell
6 14 (8.54%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.32%) VBScript
7 12 (7.32%) Java
7 12 (7.32%) Ruby
8 11 (6.71%) PHP
9 10 (6.10%) Python
10 9 (5.49%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.22%) Tcl
11 2 (1.22%) Korn
11 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (3.66%) Sun Certification
2 4 (2.44%) MCSE
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.83%) MCITP
3 3 (1.83%) Degree
3 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) MCTS
4 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ACCA
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.61%) MCSD
5 1 (0.61%) MCSA
5 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 61 (37.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.93%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.49%) Firmware
5 7 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.44%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.83%) KVM
9 2 (1.22%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.22%) XenApp
10 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.61%) vSphere
10 1 (0.61%) VMFS
10 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (21.34%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (20.12%) Puppet
3 31 (18.90%) SCCM
4 30 (18.29%) SCOM
5 6 (3.66%) SCVMM
5 6 (3.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (3.66%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.83%) SCSM
6 3 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.83%) Nagios
7 2 (1.22%) Opsview
8 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 54 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.41%) VMware
3 14 (8.54%) Citrix
4 7 (4.27%) HP
4 7 (4.27%) Dell
4 7 (4.27%) McAfee
5 6 (3.66%) Symantec
6 5 (3.05%) Splunk
7 4 (2.44%) Akamai
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle
8 3 (1.83%) Cisco
8 3 (1.83%) IBM
8 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.83%) Clearswift
8 3 (1.83%) EMC
8 3 (1.83%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.22%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.22%) Wyse
9 2 (1.22%) webMethods
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