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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 81 56 101
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +45
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 66 106 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 3.38% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 8.31% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 8
Average daily rate
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£406 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £57.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
PowerShell
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
1196 1276 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.35% 40.68% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 794 473
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 51 69
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £20.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
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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
Hertfordshire +26 36 £425 +41.66% 4
Essex 0 18 £288 +3.13%
Norfolk +15 5 £294 -16.07% 1
Bedfordshire -2 4 £300 -30.43% 3
Cambridgeshire -42 4 £250 -17.69% 3
Suffolk -16 1 £250 -34.42%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 69 (62.73%) Windows
2 51 (46.36%) Active Directory
3 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
4 42 (38.18%) SQL Server
5 34 (30.91%) SCCM
6 32 (29.09%) DNS
7 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (25.45%) SCOM
9 27 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (23.64%) Hyper-V
10 26 (23.64%) DHCP
10 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (22.73%) Data Centre
12 24 (21.82%) Citrix
12 24 (21.82%) .NET
13 23 (20.91%) Linux
13 23 (20.91%) VMware
14 22 (20.00%) IIS
14 22 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 21 (19.09%) Symantec
16 20 (18.18%) Terminal Services
16 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 20 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 19 (17.27%) Bash Shell
17 19 (17.27%) C#
17 19 (17.27%) ITIL
17 19 (17.27%) MS Excel
18 18 (16.36%) Finance
18 18 (16.36%) SQL
18 18 (16.36%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (20.00%) IIS
1 22 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.18%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (6.36%) CMS
6 5 (4.55%) JBoss
6 5 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.55%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.73%) Confluence
8 3 (2.73%) Lync
9 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.82%) LiveLink
Applications
1 19 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Tridion
2 2 (1.82%) Agresso
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.55%) Office 365
1 5 (4.55%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.09%) DNS
2 26 (23.64%) DHCP
3 14 (12.73%) LDAP
4 10 (9.09%) Firewall
5 6 (5.45%) VLAN
6 5 (4.55%) NAS
7 3 (2.73%) FTP
7 3 (2.73%) SAN
7 3 (2.73%) Intranet
7 3 (2.73%) Internet
8 2 (1.82%) Telnet
8 2 (1.82%) HTTP
8 2 (1.82%) Broadband
8 2 (1.82%) VoIP
8 2 (1.82%) Wireless
8 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.82%) MySQL
7 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.91%) EDMS
8 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.00%) Subversion
3 10 (9.09%) MSI
4 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.36%) JIRA
6 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.73%) Selenium
8 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.82%) Trac
8 2 (1.82%) Redmine
8 2 (1.82%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.82%) JUnit
8 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.91%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.91%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Automotive
2 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Electronics
4 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (11.82%) Developer
3 12 (10.91%) Administrator
4 8 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) SQL DBA
5 7 (6.36%) DBA
6 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (3.64%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (3.64%) Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.73%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) .NET
2 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.45%) Web Services
3 5 (4.55%) CSS
3 5 (4.55%) WCF
3 5 (4.55%) REST
4 4 (3.64%) XACML
4 4 (3.64%) SPML
4 4 (3.64%) OpenID
4 4 (3.64%) OAuth
4 4 (3.64%) SAML
5 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.73%) XML
5 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.82%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.82%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.82%) HTML
6 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.91%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.36%) PKI
3 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.55%) Clustering
5 4 (3.64%) CMDB
6 2 (1.82%) Replication
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Life Science
7 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.91%) NHS
7 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.91%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.73%) Windows
2 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (20.91%) Linux
6 10 (9.09%) UNIX
7 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.45%) Debian
9 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.91%) HPUX
11 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) ITIL
2 11 (10.00%) Project Management
3 10 (9.09%) DevOps
4 9 (8.18%) Workflow
5 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.36%) Change Management
6 7 (6.36%) Migration
6 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.45%) Change Control
7 6 (5.45%) Server Building
7 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.55%) Build Automation
8 5 (4.55%) High Availability
8 5 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (3.64%) Database Security
9 4 (3.64%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 19 (17.27%) C#
2 19 (17.27%) Bash Shell
3 18 (16.36%) SQL
4 16 (14.55%) Perl
5 14 (12.73%) Python
6 13 (11.82%) VB
7 12 (10.91%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.45%) Java
9 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.45%) Korn
10 5 (4.55%) VBScript
11 4 (3.64%) VB6
12 2 (1.82%) Ruby
12 2 (1.82%) XPath
12 2 (1.82%) XQuery
12 2 (1.82%) PHP
13 1 (0.91%) C
13 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.45%) VCAP
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 4 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.64%) CISSP
5 3 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.73%) MCSE
5 3 (2.73%) MCITP
6 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) VCP5
7 1 (0.91%) MOS
7 1 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) GxP
System Software
1 51 (46.36%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.64%) Hyper-V
3 20 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 18 (16.36%) vSphere
5 14 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (11.82%) vCloud
7 9 (8.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (7.27%) Terminal Server
9 7 (6.36%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.82%) XenServer
10 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.82%) Firmware
11 1 (0.91%) NFS
11 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.91%) Samba
11 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (30.91%) SCCM
2 28 (25.45%) SCOM
3 20 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 15 (13.64%) Puppet
5 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.64%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.73%) WSUS
8 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.91%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.91%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.82%) Citrix
3 23 (20.91%) VMware
4 21 (19.09%) Symantec
5 10 (9.09%) IBM
6 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.27%) Oracle
8 7 (6.36%) ServiceNow
9 6 (5.45%) Wyse
10 5 (4.55%) HP
10 5 (4.55%) Dell
10 5 (4.55%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.73%) EMC
11 3 (2.73%) Cisco
11 3 (2.73%) NetApp
12 2 (1.82%) Lotus
12 2 (1.82%) Sophos
12 2 (1.82%) Red Gate
12 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.82%) Veeam
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