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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 63 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 87 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.83% 0.59% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 1.48% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 8 13
Average daily rate
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£390 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £381 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+71.55% -27.33%
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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
1253 948 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.83% 40.08% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 484 644
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 79 119
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +32 33 £375 - 6
Bedfordshire +7 27 £425 -5.55% 1
Hertfordshire - 14 £375 - 5
Essex -4 9 £279 -41.31% 3
Suffolk +6 5 £350 -17.64% 5
Norfolk - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 99 (61.88%) Windows
2 59 (36.88%) Active Directory
3 57 (35.63%) Microsoft
4 49 (30.63%) .NET
5 41 (25.63%) XML
6 40 (25.00%) Perl
6 40 (25.00%) DNS
6 40 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (24.38%) C#
8 37 (23.13%) Web Services
9 36 (22.50%) Linux
10 35 (21.88%) IIS
11 34 (21.25%) DHCP
11 34 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 32 (20.00%) SQL
13 31 (19.38%) VB
13 31 (19.38%) Opscode Chef
14 29 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (16.25%) Puppet
15 26 (16.25%) Configuration Management
15 26 (16.25%) TCP/IP
15 26 (16.25%) Firewall
15 26 (16.25%) SCCM
16 24 (15.00%) JIRA
16 24 (15.00%) SAN
16 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
16 24 (15.00%) DevOps
17 23 (14.38%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 35 (21.88%) IIS
2 16 (10.00%) Confluence
3 13 (8.13%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.88%) MS Exchange
5 10 (6.25%) CMS
6 8 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.50%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.88%) Apache
11 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.25%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) FrameMaker
3 7 (4.38%) MS Office
4 3 (1.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.88%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.00%) DNS
2 34 (21.25%) DHCP
3 26 (16.25%) TCP/IP
3 26 (16.25%) Firewall
4 24 (15.00%) SAN
5 20 (12.50%) FTP
6 14 (8.75%) VPN
7 13 (8.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 13 (8.13%) NAS
8 12 (7.50%) HTTP
9 11 (6.88%) Broadband
9 11 (6.88%) Wireless
10 8 (5.00%) Telnet
10 8 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.88%) IPv6
11 3 (1.88%) Intranet
12 2 (1.25%) DMZ
12 2 (1.25%) LAN
12 2 (1.25%) WAN
12 2 (1.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.38%) MySQL
4 3 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (15.00%) JIRA
2 23 (14.38%) Ant
3 18 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 15 (9.38%) Selenium
6 13 (8.13%) TeamCity
6 13 (8.13%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.00%) MSBuild
8 7 (4.38%) FinalBuilder
9 6 (3.75%) Redmine
9 6 (3.75%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.75%) Trac
9 6 (3.75%) Subversion
9 6 (3.75%) JUnit
9 6 (3.75%) Bugzilla
9 6 (3.75%) Log4Net
10 5 (3.13%) NUnit
10 5 (3.13%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (6.25%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Legal
3 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Publishing
5 4 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (35.00%) Developer
2 13 (8.13%) Configuration Engineer
3 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (6.88%) Software Engineer
5 9 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.00%) Author
6 8 (5.00%) Technical Author
6 8 (5.00%) Consultant
6 8 (5.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.38%) Web Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.75%) Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Administrator
9 5 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) Architect
9 5 (3.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.63%) .NET
2 41 (25.63%) XML
3 37 (23.13%) Web Services
4 32 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (10.63%) XSLT
6 13 (8.13%) JSON
7 10 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.63%) WCF
9 8 (5.00%) XSL
9 8 (5.00%) HTML
10 6 (3.75%) MSMQ
10 6 (3.75%) jQuery
11 5 (3.13%) REST
12 3 (1.88%) RESTful
12 3 (1.88%) WPF
12 3 (1.88%) LINQ
12 3 (1.88%) CSS
13 2 (1.25%) Ajax
14 1 (0.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Replication
2 5 (3.13%) Clustering
2 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (1.88%) CMDB
3 3 (1.88%) PKI
3 3 (1.88%) STB
4 2 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.63%) e-Health
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (61.88%) Windows
2 40 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (22.50%) Linux
4 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.13%) Windows 7
5 20 (12.50%) UNIX
6 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.50%) Solaris
9 4 (2.50%) AIX
10 2 (1.25%) HPUX
10 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.25%) Configuration Management
3 24 (15.00%) DevOps
4 20 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 19 (11.88%) Migration
6 18 (11.25%) ITIL
7 10 (6.25%) MVC
8 9 (5.63%) TDD
9 7 (4.38%) OO
10 6 (3.75%) OOP
10 6 (3.75%) Content Management
10 6 (3.75%) Use Case
10 6 (3.75%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.75%) Test Automation
10 6 (3.75%) BDD
10 6 (3.75%) Functional Testing
11 5 (3.13%) Database Security
11 5 (3.13%) Scrum
11 5 (3.13%) Workflow
12 4 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.00%) Perl
2 39 (24.38%) C#
3 32 (20.00%) SQL
4 31 (19.38%) VB
5 22 (13.75%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.63%) Bash Shell
7 16 (10.00%) VBScript
8 15 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 12 (7.50%) Ruby
10 11 (6.88%) Java
10 11 (6.88%) PHP
11 9 (5.63%) VB.NET
12 8 (5.00%) Python
13 3 (1.88%) XAML
14 2 (1.25%) Korn
14 2 (1.25%) Tcl
14 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) Sun Certification
2 5 (3.13%) Degree
3 4 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.50%) MCSE
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.88%) MCITP
5 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.25%) MCTS
5 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) ACCA
6 1 (0.63%) MCSD
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.63%) VCAP
6 1 (0.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 6 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 59 (36.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.63%) Firmware
4 8 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.88%) vSphere
7 3 (1.88%) VMFS
7 3 (1.88%) KVM
8 2 (1.25%) vCloud
8 2 (1.25%) XenApp
8 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.25%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (19.38%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (16.25%) SCCM
2 26 (16.25%) Puppet
3 23 (14.38%) SCOM
4 6 (3.75%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.13%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.25%) SCSM
7 2 (1.25%) Opsview
7 2 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.63%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.75%) VMware
3 10 (6.25%) HP
4 8 (5.00%) NetApp
5 7 (4.38%) Citrix
6 5 (3.13%) Dell
6 5 (3.13%) Oracle
6 5 (3.13%) Cisco
6 5 (3.13%) Splunk
7 4 (2.50%) WatchGuard
7 4 (2.50%) Akamai
7 4 (2.50%) EMC
7 4 (2.50%) CA
7 4 (2.50%) CommVault
7 4 (2.50%) McAfee
8 3 (1.88%) IBM
8 3 (1.88%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.25%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.25%) ForgeRock
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