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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 87 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 45 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 1.01% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 2.70% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £25.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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
933 1112 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.83% 37.43% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 622 469
Average daily rate £350 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 94
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.09 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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
Cambridgeshire +14 17 £325 -3.70% 7
Hertfordshire +8 15 £370 -7.40% 5
Essex +6 9 £225 -43.75% 1
Norfolk -4 3 £250 -35.06%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £500 +17.64% 3
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (51.72%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
3 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 35 (40.23%) SQL Server
5 30 (34.48%) IIS
6 28 (32.18%) DNS
6 28 (32.18%) DHCP
7 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 21 (24.14%) Perl
8 20 (22.99%) Linux
8 20 (22.99%) ITIL
8 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
9 18 (20.69%) .NET
10 17 (19.54%) Project Management
11 16 (18.39%) SCCM
11 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (17.24%) VMware
13 14 (16.09%) LDAP
14 13 (14.94%) XML
14 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (14.94%) Tridion
14 13 (14.94%) SCOM
15 12 (13.79%) Terminal Server
15 12 (13.79%) Ant
15 12 (13.79%) C#
16 11 (12.64%) Citrix
16 11 (12.64%) Hyper-V
16 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (12.64%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (34.48%) IIS
2 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (10.34%) CMS
3 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.75%) JBoss
5 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.75%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.60%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.45%) Confluence
8 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) FrameMaker
3 5 (5.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.75%) IBM SmartCloud
4 4 (4.60%) PaaS
5 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.30%) IaaS
7 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) DNS
1 28 (32.18%) DHCP
2 14 (16.09%) LDAP
3 9 (10.34%) FTP
4 5 (5.75%) Firewall
5 4 (4.60%) NAS
5 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.45%) VPN
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.30%) VLAN
7 2 (2.30%) HTTP
7 2 (2.30%) Broadband
7 2 (2.30%) Wireless
7 2 (2.30%) Telnet
7 2 (2.30%) SAN
8 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.15%) LAN
8 1 (1.15%) VoIP
8 1 (1.15%) WAN
8 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.45%) EDMS
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Ant
2 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.34%) JIRA
4 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.75%) MSBuild
6 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.60%) Subversion
7 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.30%) Selenium
8 2 (2.30%) Redmine
8 2 (2.30%) JUnit
8 2 (2.30%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.30%) Trac
9 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.15%) MSI
9 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.15%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Author
4 8 (9.20%) Technical Author
5 7 (8.05%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.90%) AWS Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Web Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) XML
3 10 (11.49%) Web Services
4 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.75%) CSS
6 5 (5.75%) WCF
7 4 (4.60%) OAuth
7 4 (4.60%) OpenID
7 4 (4.60%) XACML
7 4 (4.60%) SPML
7 4 (4.60%) XSL
7 4 (4.60%) XSLT
7 4 (4.60%) SAML
7 4 (4.60%) Middleware
8 3 (3.45%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.15%) HTML
9 1 (1.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) CMDB
1 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
1 4 (4.60%) PKI
1 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) iPad
2 3 (3.45%) iPhone
3 2 (2.30%) Open Source
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Life Science
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (51.72%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Linux
3 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.34%) UNIX
6 9 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.05%) Debian
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.15%) SUSE
10 1 (1.15%) HPUX
10 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Project Management
3 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
4 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.20%) Problem Management
5 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.05%) Workflow
7 6 (6.90%) Change Management
7 6 (6.90%) MVC
7 6 (6.90%) DevOps
8 5 (5.75%) Build Automation
8 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Migration
9 4 (4.60%) Content Management
9 4 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.45%) Coaching
10 3 (3.45%) CAD
10 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) Perl
2 12 (13.79%) C#
3 11 (12.64%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.05%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.90%) Korn
6 6 (6.90%) SQL
7 5 (5.75%) VBScript
7 5 (5.75%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) Java
9 1 (1.15%) XQuery
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.60%) CCNA
2 4 (4.60%) MCSE
2 4 (4.60%) CISSP
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.45%) MCP
3 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) MCSA
5 1 (1.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) GxP
System Software
1 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.79%) Terminal Server
3 11 (12.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.90%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.75%) vSphere
7 4 (4.60%) vCloud
8 3 (3.45%) ProxySG
8 3 (3.45%) XenApp
8 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.30%) Firmware
10 1 (1.15%) Samba
10 1 (1.15%) NFS
10 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) SCCM
2 13 (14.94%) SCOM
3 6 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (4.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.30%) WMI
5 2 (2.30%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.30%) Puppet
6 1 (1.15%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 11 (12.64%) Citrix
4 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.34%) Symantec
5 9 (10.34%) Oracle
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco
7 6 (6.90%) Sophos
8 5 (5.75%) IBM
9 4 (4.60%) Akamai
9 4 (4.60%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.45%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (3.45%) AlgoSec
10 3 (3.45%) Lumension
10 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.45%) Mapinfo
10 3 (3.45%) Remedy
10 3 (3.45%) Wyse
10 3 (3.45%) Adobe
Hertfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Hospitals
Rate: Competitive, according to experience and skills
Posted: 25 days ago