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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 60 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 97 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.16% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 1.81% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 9 12
Average daily rate
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£383 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £420 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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
1257 940 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.90% 39.61% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 481 628
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 74 117
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 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 19 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
(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 +32 32 £375 - 2
Bedfordshire +7 25 £425 -5.55% 4
Hertfordshire - 16 £350 - 1
Suffolk +12 14 £375 -11.76%
Essex +3 11 £279 -46.90% 3
Norfolk - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 96 (61.15%) Windows
2 57 (36.31%) Active Directory
2 57 (36.31%) Microsoft
3 51 (32.48%) .NET
4 41 (26.11%) C#
4 41 (26.11%) XML
5 39 (24.84%) Perl
5 39 (24.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (24.20%) DNS
7 37 (23.57%) Web Services
8 35 (22.29%) Linux
9 34 (21.66%) ASP.NET
9 34 (21.66%) IIS
10 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (20.38%) DHCP
12 31 (19.75%) VB
12 31 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (19.11%) SQL
14 27 (17.20%) Firewall
14 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (16.56%) Puppet
15 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
16 25 (15.92%) SCCM
16 25 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (15.29%) JIRA
17 24 (15.29%) SAN
17 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
18 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
18 23 (14.65%) DevOps
19 22 (14.01%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 34 (21.66%) IIS
2 16 (10.19%) Confluence
3 14 (8.92%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.37%) MS Exchange
5 9 (5.73%) CMS
5 9 (5.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.91%) Apache
10 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.27%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) FrameMaker
2 8 (5.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.91%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.20%) DNS
2 32 (20.38%) DHCP
3 27 (17.20%) Firewall
4 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
5 24 (15.29%) SAN
6 19 (12.10%) FTP
7 14 (8.92%) VPN
8 13 (8.28%) Reverse Proxy
8 13 (8.28%) NAS
9 12 (7.64%) HTTP
10 11 (7.01%) Broadband
10 11 (7.01%) Wireless
11 8 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (5.10%) Telnet
12 3 (1.91%) IPv6
12 3 (1.91%) Intranet
13 2 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.27%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.27%) SSH
13 2 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.46%) MySQL
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (15.29%) JIRA
2 22 (14.01%) Ant
3 19 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (10.19%) Git (software)
5 15 (9.55%) Selenium
6 13 (8.28%) Visual Studio
6 13 (8.28%) TeamCity
7 9 (5.73%) MSBuild
8 7 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.46%) FinalBuilder
9 6 (3.82%) Redmine
9 6 (3.82%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.82%) Trac
9 6 (3.82%) Bugzilla
9 6 (3.82%) Log4Net
9 6 (3.82%) Subversion
9 6 (3.82%) JUnit
10 5 (3.18%) MSI
10 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (6.37%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Legal
3 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.55%) Publishing
4 4 (2.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (36.31%) Developer
2 13 (8.28%) Configuration Engineer
3 11 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (6.37%) .NET Developer
4 10 (6.37%) Software Engineer
5 9 (5.73%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.10%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.10%) Consultant
6 8 (5.10%) Author
6 8 (5.10%) Technical Author
7 7 (4.46%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Web Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Administrator
9 5 (3.18%) Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.48%) .NET
2 41 (26.11%) XML
3 37 (23.57%) Web Services
4 34 (21.66%) ASP.NET
5 17 (10.83%) XSLT
6 13 (8.28%) JSON
7 11 (7.01%) WCF
7 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (6.37%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.10%) HTML
10 7 (4.46%) XSL
10 7 (4.46%) jQuery
11 6 (3.82%) MSMQ
12 5 (3.18%) REST
13 4 (2.55%) WPF
13 4 (2.55%) LINQ
14 3 (1.91%) CSS
14 3 (1.91%) RESTful
15 2 (1.27%) Ajax
16 1 (0.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Replication
2 9 (5.73%) Firmware
3 5 (3.18%) Clustering
3 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.91%) STB
4 3 (1.91%) PKI
4 3 (1.91%) CMDB
4 3 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.64%) e-Health
6 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (61.15%) Windows
2 39 (24.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (22.29%) Linux
4 22 (14.01%) Windows 7
5 21 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (12.10%) UNIX
7 18 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.10%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.10%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.91%) Solaris
9 3 (1.91%) AIX
10 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.64%) HPUX
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
3 23 (14.65%) DevOps
4 20 (12.74%) Migration
5 17 (10.83%) E-Commerce
6 15 (9.55%) ITIL
7 11 (7.01%) MVC
8 10 (6.37%) TDD
9 7 (4.46%) OO
10 6 (3.82%) Test Automation
10 6 (3.82%) BDD
10 6 (3.82%) Functional Testing
10 6 (3.82%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.82%) Use Case
10 6 (3.82%) OOP
11 5 (3.18%) Content Management
11 5 (3.18%) Scrum
11 5 (3.18%) Workflow
11 5 (3.18%) Database Security
12 4 (2.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.11%) C#
2 39 (24.84%) Perl
3 31 (19.75%) VB
4 30 (19.11%) SQL
5 21 (13.38%) Shell Script
6 16 (10.19%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.55%) JavaScript
7 15 (9.55%) VBScript
8 12 (7.64%) Ruby
9 11 (7.01%) Java
10 10 (6.37%) PHP
11 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
12 7 (4.46%) Python
13 4 (2.55%) XAML
14 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.64%) Tcl
15 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (3.82%) Sun Certification
2 5 (3.18%) Degree
3 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.91%) MCSE
4 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) MCITP
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ACCA
6 1 (0.64%) MCSD
6 1 (0.64%) MCTS
6 1 (0.64%) VCP5
6 1 (0.64%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) QA
System Software
1 57 (36.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.91%) KVM
6 3 (1.91%) VMFS
6 3 (1.91%) vSphere
7 2 (1.27%) XenApp
7 2 (1.27%) vCloud
7 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.27%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (16.56%) Puppet
3 25 (15.92%) SCCM
4 20 (12.74%) SCOM
5 6 (3.82%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.18%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.27%) SCSM
8 2 (1.27%) Opsview
9 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 57 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.74%) VMware
3 10 (6.37%) HP
4 8 (5.10%) NetApp
5 7 (4.46%) Citrix
6 5 (3.18%) Dell
6 5 (3.18%) Cisco
6 5 (3.18%) Oracle
6 5 (3.18%) Splunk
7 4 (2.55%) WatchGuard
7 4 (2.55%) McAfee
7 4 (2.55%) EMC
7 4 (2.55%) CA
7 4 (2.55%) CommVault
8 3 (1.91%) IBM
8 3 (1.91%) Tripwire
8 3 (1.91%) Becrypt
8 3 (1.91%) Akamai
9 2 (1.27%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
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