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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 88 121 83
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -38
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 42 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 0.89% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 2.35% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £400 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.74 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.47 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-30.70% +15.96%
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
932 1193 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.01% 37.77% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 653 492
Average daily rate £360 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 74
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 £23.80 £26.80 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +14 16 £325 -24.41% 8
Hertfordshire +12 8 £438 -2.77% 1
Essex +14 7 £275 -31.25% 3
Bedfordshire +2 6 £288 -34.28% 2
Norfolk +2 5 £500 +19.04% 1
Suffolk - - - - 3
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (51.65%) Windows
2 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
4 31 (34.07%) DNS
5 30 (32.97%) DHCP
6 26 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 24 (26.37%) IIS
7 24 (26.37%) Linux
8 23 (25.27%) Perl
9 20 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (20.88%) SCOM
10 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (20.88%) XML
10 19 (20.88%) ITIL
11 18 (19.78%) SCCM
12 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
13 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
13 15 (16.48%) Project Management
13 15 (16.48%) Citrix
13 15 (16.48%) .NET
14 14 (15.38%) Ant
14 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (15.38%) VMware
14 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (14.29%) UNIX
15 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 13 (14.29%) FTP
16 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
16 12 (13.19%) Tridion

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (26.37%) IIS
2 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.89%) CMS
4 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.49%) GlassFish
6 5 (5.49%) JBoss
6 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.40%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.30%) Confluence
8 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) FrameMaker
3 5 (5.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (5.49%) IBM SmartCloud
5 4 (4.40%) PaaS
6 2 (2.20%) IaaS
7 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) DNS
2 30 (32.97%) DHCP
3 13 (14.29%) FTP
4 11 (12.09%) Firewall
5 8 (8.79%) VPN
6 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.69%) LDAP
7 4 (4.40%) SAN
7 4 (4.40%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (4.40%) NAS
8 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.30%) Telnet
8 3 (3.30%) Wireless
8 3 (3.30%) Broadband
8 3 (3.30%) HTTP
9 2 (2.20%) SSH
10 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.10%) LAN
10 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) EDMS
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Ant
2 9 (9.89%) JIRA
3 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.40%) Subversion
5 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.30%) Selenium
7 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.20%) Trac
7 2 (2.20%) Redmine
7 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.10%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.10%) JUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Developer
1 16 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Author
2 10 (10.99%) Technical Author
3 8 (8.79%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) AWS Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Administrator
5 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.59%) Web Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) AWS Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.88%) XML
2 15 (16.48%) .NET
3 10 (10.99%) Web Services
4 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.49%) CSS
7 4 (4.40%) XSL
7 4 (4.40%) XSLT
7 4 (4.40%) Middleware
7 4 (4.40%) JSON
8 3 (3.30%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.10%) HTML5
9 1 (1.10%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.10%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Replication
2 4 (4.40%) CMDB
2 4 (4.40%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.30%) iPhone
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) iPad
3 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Open Source
4 2 (2.20%) STB
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.65%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Linux
3 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.29%) UNIX
6 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.69%) Debian
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.20%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.10%) HPUX
10 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.10%) SUSE
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Project Management
3 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.99%) DevOps
5 8 (8.79%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.59%) Change Management
7 6 (6.59%) MVC
8 5 (5.49%) Build Automation
9 4 (4.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.40%) Migration
9 4 (4.40%) Scrum
9 4 (4.40%) Content Management
9 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.30%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) Perl
2 11 (12.09%) Shell Script
2 11 (12.09%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.89%) SQL
3 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.69%) C#
5 6 (6.59%) Korn
5 6 (6.59%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) VBScript
7 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.30%) PHP
7 3 (3.30%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) Java
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) XQuery
9 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.40%) MCSE
1 4 (4.40%) CCNA
2 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (3.30%) MCP
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) GxP
System Software
1 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.99%) Terminal Server
4 8 (8.79%) Terminal Services
5 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.49%) vSphere
7 4 (4.40%) vCloud
8 3 (3.30%) Firmware
8 3 (3.30%) XenApp
8 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.30%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.10%) NFS
9 1 (1.10%) Samba
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) SCOM
2 18 (19.78%) SCCM
3 9 (9.89%) Puppet
3 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.20%) WMI
5 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
6 1 (1.10%) Nagios
6 1 (1.10%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.48%) Citrix
3 14 (15.38%) VMware
4 11 (12.09%) Symantec
5 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.79%) Oracle
7 7 (7.69%) Cisco
8 6 (6.59%) Sophos
9 5 (5.49%) IBM
10 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.40%) Akamai
10 4 (4.40%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.30%) AlgoSec
11 3 (3.30%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (3.30%) Splunk
11 3 (3.30%) Lumension
11 3 (3.30%) MobileIron
11 3 (3.30%) Wyse
11 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.30%) Google
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