The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 115 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 29 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.33% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 3.45% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 21
Average daily rate £420 £335 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1196 870 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.93% 38.63% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 481 667
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 128
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £430 +14.97% 4
Essex -31 6 £400 +31.14% 1
Hertfordshire -5 5 £450 +38.46% 1
Suffolk -5 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Bedfordshire -18 3 £438 +34.61% 7
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (37.84%) HTML
5 27 (36.49%) .NET
6 26 (35.14%) C#
7 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 24 (32.43%) Firewall
7 24 (32.43%) Windows 7
8 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
9 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 21 (28.38%) VBScript
11 19 (25.68%) Visual Studio
11 19 (25.68%) Web Services
11 19 (25.68%) Linux
12 18 (24.32%) VB
12 18 (24.32%) MVC
12 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
13 17 (22.97%) TDD
13 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
13 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
14 16 (21.62%) CSS
15 15 (20.27%) ITIL
15 15 (20.27%) VMware
15 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
16 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
16 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
16 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (18.92%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (17.57%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.70%) Documentum
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Mingle
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) DNS
3 9 (12.16%) VPN
3 9 (12.16%) DHCP
4 8 (10.81%) SAN
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (8.11%) VoIP
5 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.76%) Network Security
6 5 (6.76%) IPsec
6 5 (6.76%) SSL
7 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.05%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (4.05%) WAN
8 3 (4.05%) LAN
8 3 (4.05%) HTTP
9 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.35%) NAS
9 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.57%) RavenDB
3 13 (17.57%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Visual Studio
2 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.57%) NUnit
3 13 (17.57%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.81%) MSTest
5 4 (5.41%) Apache Continuum
6 3 (4.05%) Selenium
6 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.70%) WatiN
7 2 (2.70%) WiX
7 2 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.35%) Trac
8 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.35%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.35%) Redmine
8 1 (1.35%) Log4Net
8 1 (1.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.51%) Marketing
3 8 (10.81%) Finance
4 6 (8.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Developer
2 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
3 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Development Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) HTML
2 27 (36.49%) .NET
3 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
4 19 (25.68%) Web Services
5 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (21.62%) CSS
7 14 (18.92%) RESTful
8 13 (17.57%) HTML5
8 13 (17.57%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (17.57%) CSS3
8 13 (17.57%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (9.46%) Silverlight
10 6 (8.11%) XML
11 4 (5.41%) WPF
12 3 (4.05%) Ajax
12 3 (4.05%) jQuery
12 3 (4.05%) WCF
13 2 (2.70%) JSON
13 2 (2.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Cryptography
1 5 (6.76%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Replication
3 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (32.43%) Windows 7
5 19 (25.68%) Linux
6 12 (16.22%) Windows XP
7 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.81%) CentOS
9 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.05%) UNIX
11 2 (2.70%) VMS
11 2 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) MVC
1 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
2 17 (22.97%) TDD
3 15 (20.27%) ITIL
4 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.57%) CQRS
6 12 (16.22%) OO
7 10 (13.51%) BDD
8 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.16%) Migration
9 8 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (8.11%) Network Design
11 5 (6.76%) Security Architecture
12 4 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (4.05%) Web Application Development
13 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
13 3 (4.05%) Change Management
13 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
14 2 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) C#
2 21 (28.38%) VBScript
3 18 (24.32%) VB
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.70%) XAML
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) MCSE
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) CCA
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.05%) CCEA
4 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.35%) MCTS
6 1 (1.35%) VCAP
6 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) vSphere
3 6 (8.11%) XenApp
3 6 (8.11%) XenServer
4 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.05%) KVM
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.35%) vCloud
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.35%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) Puppet
3 6 (8.11%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.27%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco
3 10 (13.51%) HP
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) Becrypt
6 4 (5.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.05%) McAfee
7 3 (4.05%) Lotus
7 3 (4.05%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) IBM
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (1.35%) Vyatta
9 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.35%) AppSense
9 1 (1.35%) Wyse
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