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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 98 77 92
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 28 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 1.94% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 5.54% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 23
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +16.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -10.00%
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
834 884 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.55% 35.01% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 496 516
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 86
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 11 £419 +10.19% 3
Essex 0 8 £275 -26.66%
Hertfordshire +7 6 £413 - 4
Cambridgeshire -11 2 - - 3
Suffolk +2 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (74.65%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Active Directory
3 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
4 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
6 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (29.58%) .NET
6 21 (29.58%) DNS
7 18 (25.35%) SQL
7 18 (25.35%) SCCM
8 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (18.31%) vSphere
10 13 (18.31%) VMware
10 13 (18.31%) VB
10 13 (18.31%) Citrix
11 12 (16.90%) VBScript
11 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.90%) C#
11 12 (16.90%) ITIL
11 12 (16.90%) Firewall
11 12 (16.90%) SCOM
12 11 (15.49%) XenDesktop
12 11 (15.49%) MSI
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (15.49%) Finance
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
14 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) IIS
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.23%) Lync
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Documentum
6 1 (1.41%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) DNS
2 12 (16.90%) Firewall
3 9 (12.68%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) LDAP
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
4 3 (4.23%) SSL
5 1 (1.41%) ADSL
5 1 (1.41%) Broadband
5 1 (1.41%) FTP
5 1 (1.41%) HTTP
5 1 (1.41%) NAS
5 1 (1.41%) Skype
5 1 (1.41%) Telnet
5 1 (1.41%) VDSL
5 1 (1.41%) Wireless
5 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.41%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MSI
2 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.82%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.82%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.82%) MSTest
5 2 (2.82%) NUnit
5 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.41%) JIRA
6 1 (1.41%) JUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Redmine
6 1 (1.41%) Selenium
6 1 (1.41%) Trac
6 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Administrator
1 9 (12.68%) Developer
2 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
2 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint Administrator
3 6 (8.45%) DBA
3 6 (8.45%) SQL DBA
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix Support
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) .NET
2 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.27%) CSS
4 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
6 3 (4.23%) DHTML
6 3 (4.23%) SOAP
6 3 (4.23%) XML
6 3 (4.23%) XSLT
7 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.41%) Ajax
8 1 (1.41%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.41%) jQuery
8 1 (1.41%) Middleware
8 1 (1.41%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.41%) Underscore.js
8 1 (1.41%) Web Services
8 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) CMDB
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.41%) STB
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (74.65%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
4 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Linux
8 4 (5.63%) Unix
8 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.27%) TDD
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (8.45%) DevOps
4 6 (8.45%) High Availability
4 6 (8.45%) Migration
4 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (7.04%) Database Security
5 5 (7.04%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.63%) Change Control
6 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.23%) SOA
7 3 (4.23%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.82%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) VB
3 12 (16.90%) C#
3 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.90%) VBScript
4 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.82%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.23%) MCITP
4 3 (4.23%) MCSE
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 31 (43.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.31%) vSphere
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (15.49%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.45%) XenApp
5 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.23%) XenServer
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) SCCM
2 12 (16.90%) SCOM
3 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (4.23%) Puppet
5 2 (2.82%) Bacula
6 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.41%) WMI
6 1 (1.41%) WSUS
6 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) Citrix
2 13 (18.31%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Wyse
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) Symantec
5 3 (4.23%) HP
5 3 (4.23%) Lotus
5 3 (4.23%) NetApp
6 2 (2.82%) Dell
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Splunk
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) AppSense
7 1 (1.41%) Avaya
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat