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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 62 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 0.58% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 1.39% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 11
Average daily rate
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£369 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £458 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
- +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £23.20 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.84% -1.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +7.84%
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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
1237 1006 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 41.01% 41.48% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 518 624
Average daily rate £366 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 106 91
Average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
(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
Bedfordshire +5 21 £400 -11.11% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £200 -
Hertfordshire 0 15 £375 -6.83% 2
Essex -15 9 £338 -18.18% 1
Suffolk +13 3 £550 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 99 (63.87%) Windows
2 55 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 52 (33.55%) Microsoft
4 48 (30.97%) .NET
5 41 (26.45%) DNS
5 41 (26.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (25.81%) XML
7 37 (23.87%) Web Services
7 37 (23.87%) C#
8 36 (23.23%) Perl
8 36 (23.23%) Linux
9 35 (22.58%) DHCP
10 34 (21.94%) IIS
11 32 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (19.35%) ASP.NET
13 30 (19.35%) SQL
14 29 (18.71%) SCCM
15 28 (18.06%) Puppet
16 26 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (16.77%) Firewall
16 26 (16.77%) Configuration Management
17 25 (16.13%) TCP/IP
17 25 (16.13%) SCOM
18 24 (15.48%) VB
18 24 (15.48%) MS Excel
18 24 (15.48%) DevOps
19 23 (14.84%) Ant
19 23 (14.84%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 34 (21.94%) IIS
2 15 (9.68%) Confluence
3 10 (6.45%) CMS
3 10 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.16%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.58%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.94%) Apache
8 2 (1.29%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.29%) JBoss
8 2 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.16%) FrameMaker
3 6 (3.87%) MS Office
4 3 (1.94%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.94%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.45%) DNS
2 35 (22.58%) DHCP
3 26 (16.77%) Firewall
4 25 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 20 (12.90%) SAN
5 20 (12.90%) FTP
6 16 (10.32%) VPN
7 13 (8.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (7.74%) HTTP
9 11 (7.10%) Broadband
9 11 (7.10%) Wireless
10 9 (5.81%) NAS
11 8 (5.16%) Telnet
12 4 (2.58%) SSH
12 4 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.94%) IPv6
13 3 (1.94%) Intranet
14 2 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.29%) LAN
14 2 (1.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.39%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.52%) MySQL
4 3 (1.94%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.29%) DB2
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Ant
2 22 (14.19%) JIRA
3 16 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.68%) Selenium
5 13 (8.39%) TeamCity
6 12 (7.74%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.52%) FinalBuilder
7 7 (4.52%) MSBuild
7 7 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.87%) Subversion
8 6 (3.87%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.23%) Redmine
9 5 (3.23%) Trac
9 5 (3.23%) MSI
9 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.23%) JUnit
9 5 (3.23%) NUnit
9 5 (3.23%) CruiseControl
9 5 (3.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (5.81%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Legal
3 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.23%) Publishing
5 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (35.48%) Developer
2 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (7.74%) Configuration Engineer
4 10 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.16%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.16%) Author
5 8 (5.16%) Technical Author
6 7 (4.52%) Web Engineer
6 7 (4.52%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 7 (4.52%) Web Developer
6 7 (4.52%) C# Developer
7 6 (3.87%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.87%) Consultant
7 6 (3.87%) Administrator
7 6 (3.87%) Support Engineer
7 6 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.97%) .NET
2 40 (25.81%) XML
3 37 (23.87%) Web Services
4 30 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 17 (10.97%) XSLT
6 13 (8.39%) JSON
7 10 (6.45%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.16%) WCF
9 8 (5.16%) HTML
9 8 (5.16%) XSL
10 7 (4.52%) MSMQ
11 6 (3.87%) jQuery
12 5 (3.23%) REST
13 3 (1.94%) CSS
14 2 (1.29%) LINQ
14 2 (1.29%) WPF
14 2 (1.29%) Ajax
14 2 (1.29%) RESTful
15 1 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.97%) Replication
2 7 (4.52%) Clustering
3 6 (3.87%) PKI
4 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.58%) STB
5 4 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.94%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.29%) CMDB
7 2 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) e-Health
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (63.87%) Windows
2 41 (26.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (23.23%) Linux
4 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (13.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (12.26%) UNIX
6 19 (12.26%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.58%) AIX
9 4 (2.58%) Solaris
10 2 (1.29%) HPUX
10 2 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.77%) Configuration Management
3 24 (15.48%) DevOps
4 22 (14.19%) E-Commerce
5 17 (10.97%) Migration
6 14 (9.03%) ITIL
7 9 (5.81%) MVC
8 8 (5.16%) TDD
9 7 (4.52%) Test Automation
9 7 (4.52%) OO
10 6 (3.87%) Content Management
10 6 (3.87%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.87%) OOP
10 6 (3.87%) BDD
11 5 (3.23%) Database Security
11 5 (3.23%) Functional Testing
11 5 (3.23%) Use Case
12 4 (2.58%) Scrum
12 4 (2.58%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.58%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.87%) C#
2 36 (23.23%) Perl
3 30 (19.35%) SQL
4 24 (15.48%) VB
5 23 (14.84%) Shell Script
6 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.03%) VBScript
7 14 (9.03%) Bash Shell
8 12 (7.74%) Ruby
9 11 (7.10%) Java
9 11 (7.10%) PHP
10 9 (5.81%) Python
10 9 (5.81%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.29%) XAML
11 2 (1.29%) Korn
11 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.29%) Tcl
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) Sun Certification
2 5 (3.23%) Degree
3 4 (2.58%) MCSE
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.94%) MCITP
5 2 (1.29%) MCTS
5 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) VCP5
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ACCA
6 1 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) SLA
2 6 (3.87%) QA
System Software
1 55 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.81%) Firmware
5 8 (5.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.94%) VMFS
7 3 (1.94%) KVM
8 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.29%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.29%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.29%) XenApp
8 2 (1.29%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.65%) vCloud
9 1 (0.65%) NFS
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (18.71%) SCCM
3 28 (18.06%) Puppet
4 25 (16.13%) SCOM
5 6 (3.87%) SCVMM
5 6 (3.87%) SCOrch
6 5 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.94%) SCSM
9 2 (1.29%) Nagios
9 2 (1.29%) Opsview
9 2 (1.29%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (33.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.55%) VMware
3 10 (6.45%) Citrix
4 8 (5.16%) HP
5 7 (4.52%) Dell
6 6 (3.87%) McAfee
7 5 (3.23%) Splunk
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle
8 4 (2.58%) Cisco
8 4 (2.58%) Symantec
8 4 (2.58%) CA
8 4 (2.58%) EMC
8 4 (2.58%) Akamai
9 3 (1.94%) NetApp
9 3 (1.94%) IBM
9 3 (1.94%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.29%) Wyse
10 2 (1.29%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.29%) webMethods
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