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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 95 63 97
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +34
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 51 90 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 2.97% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 7.68% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 10
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -26.15%
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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
1160 1172 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.26% 38.63% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 709 464
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 87
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £25.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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
Hertfordshire +14 37 £425 +21.42% 6
Essex -16 7 £225 +36.36%
Cambridgeshire -34 4 £325 -13.33%
Norfolk -5 2 £338 -3.57%
Bedfordshire -7 1 £300 -29.41% 1
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (60.44%) Windows
2 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
3 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
4 38 (41.76%) SQL Server
5 25 (27.47%) .NET
5 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (25.27%) SCCM
7 23 (25.27%) IIS
7 23 (25.27%) Linux
8 22 (24.18%) DNS
8 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
8 22 (24.18%) DHCP
8 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 21 (23.08%) VMware
10 20 (21.98%) Citrix
11 19 (20.88%) Symantec
11 19 (20.88%) ITIL
11 19 (20.88%) C#
11 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
12 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
12 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
13 17 (18.68%) SCOM
14 16 (17.58%) Perl
14 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
14 16 (17.58%) Terminal Services
14 16 (17.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 15 (16.48%) Project Management
15 15 (16.48%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (25.27%) IIS
2 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.99%) CMS
4 9 (9.89%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
5 8 (8.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.49%) GlassFish
6 5 (5.49%) JBoss
6 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.40%) Apache Solr
7 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.30%) Confluence
9 2 (2.20%) Lync
9 2 (2.20%) LiveLink
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Tridion
2 2 (2.20%) Agresso
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) IBM SmartCloud
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) Office 365
3 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.18%) DHCP
1 22 (24.18%) DNS
2 14 (15.38%) LDAP
3 8 (8.79%) Firewall
4 6 (6.59%) VLAN
5 5 (5.49%) NAS
6 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.40%) VPN
7 3 (3.30%) Intranet
7 3 (3.30%) Internet
7 3 (3.30%) FTP
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.20%) SAN
8 2 (2.20%) HTTP
8 2 (2.20%) Broadband
8 2 (2.20%) VoIP
8 2 (2.20%) Telnet
8 2 (2.20%) Wireless
9 1 (1.10%) SSL
9 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) EDMS
5 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Subversion
3 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
4 9 (9.89%) JIRA
5 8 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (8.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.40%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.30%) Selenium
8 2 (2.20%) MSI
8 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.20%) Trac
8 2 (2.20%) JUnit
8 2 (2.20%) Redmine
9 1 (1.10%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (16.48%) Developer
1 15 (16.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (8.79%) Administrator
2 8 (8.79%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support
5 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Configuration Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) .NET
2 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.59%) Web Services
3 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (5.49%) WCF
4 5 (5.49%) CSS
4 5 (5.49%) REST
5 4 (4.40%) SAML
5 4 (4.40%) OAuth
5 4 (4.40%) XACML
5 4 (4.40%) SPML
5 4 (4.40%) OpenID
6 3 (3.30%) Regular Expression
7 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.20%) XML
7 2 (2.20%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.10%) Middleware
8 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.69%) PKI
3 4 (4.40%) CMDB
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.10%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) Life Science
6 1 (1.10%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (60.44%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.27%) Linux
5 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.89%) UNIX
6 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.69%) Debian
8 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.10%) HPUX
11 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Project Management
3 9 (9.89%) Change Management
3 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.89%) Workflow
3 9 (9.89%) DevOps
4 6 (6.59%) Server Building
4 6 (6.59%) Migration
4 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (6.59%) MVC
5 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.49%) Asset Management
5 5 (5.49%) Build Automation
6 4 (4.40%) SDLC
6 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.40%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.30%) CAD
7 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) C#
2 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
3 16 (17.58%) Perl
4 14 (15.38%) Python
5 12 (13.19%) VB.NET
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
6 6 (6.59%) VB
6 6 (6.59%) Korn
6 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.49%) Java
8 4 (4.40%) VB6
9 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.30%) VBScript
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) Ruby
10 2 (2.20%) XQuery
10 2 (2.20%) XPath
11 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.59%) VCAP
4 4 (4.40%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.40%) CISSP
4 4 (4.40%) MCSE
5 3 (3.30%) MCP
5 3 (3.30%) CCNA
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MOS
7 1 (1.10%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) VCP5
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) GxP
System Software
1 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.58%) Terminal Services
4 12 (13.19%) Terminal Server
4 12 (13.19%) vCloud
5 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (12.09%) vSphere
6 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.30%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.20%) Firmware
8 1 (1.10%) NFS
8 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.10%) Samba
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (25.27%) SCCM
2 17 (18.68%) SCOM
3 16 (17.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (15.38%) Puppet
5 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.40%) SCOrch
6 4 (4.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.20%) WSUS
8 1 (1.10%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.10%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.08%) VMware
3 20 (21.98%) Citrix
4 19 (20.88%) Symantec
5 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.89%) Oracle
7 8 (8.79%) Cisco
8 7 (7.69%) IBM
8 7 (7.69%) Sophos
8 7 (7.69%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.49%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.40%) HP
10 4 (4.40%) Dell
11 3 (3.30%) EMC
11 3 (3.30%) Adobe
11 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.30%) Mapinfo
11 3 (3.30%) Remedy
11 3 (3.30%) NetApp
11 3 (3.30%) AlgoSec
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