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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 87 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 40 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 0.99% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 2.61% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.74 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.82%
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
916 1111 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.36% 37.87% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 609 502
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 64
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £27.60 £27.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Cambridgeshire +17 19 £325 -21.68% 4
Essex +8 6 £268 -33.12% 4
Hertfordshire +4 6 £400 +23.07%
Bedfordshire -3 6 £288 -20.68% 1
Norfolk -3 3 £650 +54.76% 1
Suffolk - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 46 (52.27%) Windows
2 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
3 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 32 (36.36%) DNS
5 31 (35.23%) DHCP
6 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 23 (26.14%) Linux
8 22 (25.00%) IIS
8 22 (25.00%) Perl
8 22 (25.00%) SCCM
9 20 (22.73%) SCOM
9 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (21.59%) XML
11 18 (20.45%) Citrix
12 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
12 17 (19.32%) ITIL
13 16 (18.18%) .NET
13 16 (18.18%) VMware
13 16 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
15 14 (15.91%) Ant
15 14 (15.91%) Project Management
16 13 (14.77%) Symantec
16 13 (14.77%) Firewall
16 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
16 13 (14.77%) FTP
16 13 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.23%) CMS
4 6 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.55%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.55%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.55%) JBoss
6 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.41%) Confluence
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.36%) FrameMaker
3 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.55%) IBM SmartCloud
4 4 (4.55%) PaaS
5 2 (2.27%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) DNS
2 31 (35.23%) DHCP
3 13 (14.77%) FTP
3 13 (14.77%) Firewall
4 10 (11.36%) VPN
5 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.82%) LDAP
7 4 (4.55%) SAN
7 4 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.41%) NAS
8 3 (3.41%) Telnet
8 3 (3.41%) Wireless
8 3 (3.41%) SSH
8 3 (3.41%) Broadband
8 3 (3.41%) HTTP
9 1 (1.14%) LAN
9 1 (1.14%) WAN
9 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.41%) EDMS
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Ant
2 9 (10.23%) JIRA
3 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.95%) MSBuild
4 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.55%) Subversion
5 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.41%) Selenium
7 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.27%) Trac
7 2 (2.27%) Redmine
7 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.14%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.14%) JUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Author
3 10 (11.36%) Technical Author
4 8 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Web Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) AWS Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) XML
2 16 (18.18%) .NET
3 10 (11.36%) Web Services
4 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.68%) CSS
7 4 (4.55%) XSL
7 4 (4.55%) XSLT
7 4 (4.55%) Middleware
7 4 (4.55%) JSON
8 3 (3.41%) Regular Expression
8 3 (3.41%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.14%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.14%) HTML
9 1 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Replication
2 4 (4.55%) PKI
2 4 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.41%) iPhone
3 3 (3.41%) Clustering
3 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) iPad
3 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) STB
4 2 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (52.27%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) Linux
3 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.50%) UNIX
7 6 (6.82%) Debian
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.27%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.14%) HPUX
10 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) ITIL
2 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
3 14 (15.91%) Project Management
4 10 (11.36%) DevOps
5 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.95%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.82%) MVC
7 5 (5.68%) Change Management
8 4 (4.55%) Migration
8 4 (4.55%) Scrum
8 4 (4.55%) Content Management
8 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (4.55%) Build Automation
8 4 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.41%) Coaching
9 3 (3.41%) Database Security
9 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) Perl
2 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.95%) C#
6 6 (6.82%) Python
7 5 (5.68%) VBScript
7 5 (5.68%) Korn
8 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) Java
10 1 (1.14%) XQuery
10 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.55%) MCSE
1 4 (4.55%) CCNA
2 3 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (3.41%) MCP
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.23%) Terminal Server
3 9 (10.23%) Terminal Services
4 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.55%) vSphere
6 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.41%) vCloud
6 3 (3.41%) XenApp
6 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.41%) ProxySG
6 3 (3.41%) Firmware
7 1 (1.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (25.00%) SCCM
2 20 (22.73%) SCOM
3 10 (11.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (9.09%) Puppet
5 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.41%) Nagios
6 3 (3.41%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.27%) WMI
8 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) Citrix
3 16 (18.18%) VMware
4 13 (14.77%) Symantec
5 9 (10.23%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle
6 7 (7.95%) Cisco
7 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.82%) Sophos
8 4 (4.55%) IBM
8 4 (4.55%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) Akamai
9 3 (3.41%) AlgoSec
9 3 (3.41%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (3.41%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.41%) Google
9 3 (3.41%) Splunk
9 3 (3.41%) Lumension
9 3 (3.41%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.41%) Dell
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