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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 50 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 113 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.55% 0.86% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.75% 2.26% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 8 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -9.84%
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
1291 931 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.57% 38.34% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 488 647
Average daily rate £350 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £211 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 73 130
Average hourly rate £34.75 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.13 £12.42 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
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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 +27 42 £325 - 7
Bedfordshire 0 21 £431 -1.42% 9
Essex +16 19 £263 -54.34% 6
Suffolk -4 18 £375 -11.76% 2
Hertfordshire -7 11 £325 - 5
Norfolk - 3 £350 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 89 (61.38%) Windows
2 52 (35.86%) Microsoft
3 50 (34.48%) .NET
4 49 (33.79%) Active Directory
5 41 (28.28%) C#
5 41 (28.28%) XML
6 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (25.52%) Web Services
8 35 (24.14%) Perl
9 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET
9 34 (23.45%) DNS
10 33 (22.76%) Linux
10 33 (22.76%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (22.07%) VB
12 31 (21.38%) SQL
13 29 (20.00%) IIS
13 29 (20.00%) Firewall
14 27 (18.62%) SAN
15 26 (17.93%) TCP/IP
15 26 (17.93%) DHCP
16 25 (17.24%) Puppet
17 24 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (16.55%) Shell Script
17 24 (16.55%) Configuration Management
18 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (15.86%) JIRA
19 22 (15.17%) UNIX
19 22 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
21 20 (13.79%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (20.00%) IIS
2 15 (10.34%) Confluence
3 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.21%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.83%) CMS
7 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.07%) Apache
11 2 (1.38%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) FrameMaker
3 7 (4.83%) MS Office
4 3 (2.07%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) CloudFront
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.45%) DNS
2 29 (20.00%) Firewall
3 27 (18.62%) SAN
4 26 (17.93%) TCP/IP
4 26 (17.93%) DHCP
5 17 (11.72%) VPN
6 16 (11.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 15 (10.34%) FTP
8 13 (8.97%) NAS
9 12 (8.28%) HTTP
10 9 (6.21%) Broadband
10 9 (6.21%) Wireless
11 8 (5.52%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (5.52%) Telnet
12 3 (2.07%) Intranet
12 3 (2.07%) IPv6
13 2 (1.38%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.38%) DMZ
13 2 (1.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) JIRA
2 20 (13.79%) Ant
3 19 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (11.03%) Git (software)
5 15 (10.34%) Selenium
6 13 (8.97%) Visual Studio
7 12 (8.28%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.21%) MSBuild
9 7 (4.83%) Subversion
9 7 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (4.83%) FinalBuilder
10 6 (4.14%) Trac
10 6 (4.14%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.14%) Redmine
10 6 (4.14%) Bugzilla
10 6 (4.14%) Log4Net
10 6 (4.14%) JUnit
11 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.45%) NUnit
11 5 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (4.14%) Legal
2 5 (3.45%) Finance
3 4 (2.76%) Retail
3 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Publishing
4 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (38.62%) Developer
2 14 (9.66%) Configuration Engineer
3 10 (6.90%) .NET Developer
3 10 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 8 (5.52%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 8 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (5.52%) C# Developer
4 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (5.52%) Author
4 8 (5.52%) Technical Author
4 8 (5.52%) Web Developer
5 7 (4.83%) Consultant
6 6 (4.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (4.14%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Architect
7 5 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.48%) .NET
2 41 (28.28%) XML
3 37 (25.52%) Web Services
4 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET
5 15 (10.34%) JSON
5 15 (10.34%) XSLT
6 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (6.90%) WCF
8 9 (6.21%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.52%) HTML
10 7 (4.83%) jQuery
11 6 (4.14%) MSMQ
12 5 (3.45%) XSL
12 5 (3.45%) REST
13 4 (2.76%) LINQ
13 4 (2.76%) WPF
14 3 (2.07%) CSS
14 3 (2.07%) RESTful
15 2 (1.38%) Ajax
16 1 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Replication
2 9 (6.21%) Firmware
3 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.07%) Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) STB
4 3 (2.07%) CMDB
4 3 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.69%) e-Health
6 1 (0.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (61.38%) Windows
2 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (22.76%) Linux
4 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (15.17%) UNIX
6 20 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 17 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.52%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.69%) AIX
11 1 (0.69%) HPUX
11 1 (0.69%) Solaris
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.55%) Configuration Management
2 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.79%) DevOps
3 18 (12.41%) Migration
4 13 (8.97%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.28%) ITIL
6 11 (7.59%) MVC
7 10 (6.90%) TDD
8 6 (4.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.14%) BDD
8 6 (4.14%) Use Case
8 6 (4.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.14%) OOP
8 6 (4.14%) OO
9 5 (3.45%) Scrum
9 5 (3.45%) Workflow
9 5 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.76%) User Stories
10 4 (2.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.28%) C#
2 35 (24.14%) Perl
3 32 (22.07%) VB
4 31 (21.38%) SQL
5 24 (16.55%) Shell Script
6 17 (11.72%) Bash Shell
7 16 (11.03%) VBScript
8 15 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 12 (8.28%) Java
10 10 (6.90%) PHP
11 9 (6.21%) VB.NET
11 9 (6.21%) Ruby
12 4 (2.76%) XAML
12 4 (2.76%) Python
13 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.69%) Tcl
13 1 (0.69%) VB6
13 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (4.83%) Sun Certification
2 4 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (2.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.76%) MCSE
3 3 (2.07%) MCITP
3 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) CCA
4 2 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.38%) CCEA
4 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCSD
5 1 (0.69%) ACCA
5 1 (0.69%) MCTS
5 1 (0.69%) VCP5
5 1 (0.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 5 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (33.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (4.83%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.14%) KVM
6 3 (2.07%) VMFS
6 3 (2.07%) vSphere
7 2 (1.38%) XenApp
7 2 (1.38%) vCloud
7 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.69%) NFS
8 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (22.76%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (17.24%) Puppet
3 18 (12.41%) SCCM
4 10 (6.90%) SCOM
5 4 (2.76%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.07%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.38%) Opsview
8 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 52 (35.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) VMware
3 8 (5.52%) NetApp
3 8 (5.52%) HP
4 7 (4.83%) Citrix
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco
6 4 (2.76%) WatchGuard
6 4 (2.76%) CA
6 4 (2.76%) CommVault
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle
7 3 (2.07%) Dell
7 3 (2.07%) Becrypt
7 3 (2.07%) Akamai
8 2 (1.38%) Splunk
8 2 (1.38%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.38%) Wyse
8 2 (1.38%) EMC
8 2 (1.38%) webMethods
8 2 (1.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.69%) IBM
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