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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 95 64 100
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +36
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 42 75 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 2.59% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 6.87% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £169 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £428
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 £26.50 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -21.53%
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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
1053 1091 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.62% 37.67% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 649 485
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 60 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £26.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 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 6 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
(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
Hertfordshire +8 27 £425 +21.42% 10
Cambridgeshire -20 8 £325 - 3
Essex -21 5 £225 +36.36% 3
Bedfordshire -1 1 £300 -21.31% 3
Norfolk -4 1 £338 -3.57% 1
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 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 49 (56.98%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
3 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
4 23 (26.74%) IIS
5 21 (24.42%) .NET
5 21 (24.42%) Linux
5 21 (24.42%) SharePoint
5 21 (24.42%) DHCP
5 21 (24.42%) DNS
5 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (23.26%) ITIL
7 19 (22.09%) SCCM
8 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
8 18 (20.93%) VMware
8 18 (20.93%) C#
8 18 (20.93%) Perl
8 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (18.60%) Citrix
9 16 (18.60%) Symantec
9 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
10 14 (16.28%) Project Management
10 14 (16.28%) LDAP
10 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.12%) Tridion
11 13 (15.12%) Terminal Services
11 13 (15.12%) SCOM
11 13 (15.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (26.74%) IIS
2 21 (24.42%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.63%) CMS
4 9 (10.47%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
5 7 (8.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.81%) GlassFish
6 5 (5.81%) JBoss
6 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.65%) Apache Solr
7 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.49%) Confluence
9 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.16%) Lync
10 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Tridion
2 1 (1.16%) Agresso
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) PaaS
1 5 (5.81%) IBM SmartCloud
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.49%) IaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) DHCP
1 21 (24.42%) DNS
2 14 (16.28%) LDAP
3 6 (6.98%) Firewall
3 6 (6.98%) VLAN
4 5 (5.81%) NAS
5 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.65%) VPN
6 3 (3.49%) FTP
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.33%) Wireless
7 2 (2.33%) HTTP
7 2 (2.33%) Broadband
7 2 (2.33%) VoIP
7 2 (2.33%) SAN
7 2 (2.33%) Intranet
7 2 (2.33%) Internet
7 2 (2.33%) Telnet
8 1 (1.16%) SSL
8 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.49%) EDMS
6 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.63%) Subversion
3 9 (10.47%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
5 4 (4.65%) Ant
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) Selenium
6 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.33%) Trac
6 2 (2.33%) Redmine
7 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.16%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Developer
2 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Administrator
3 8 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 6 (6.98%) XML
4 5 (5.81%) CSS
4 5 (5.81%) WCF
5 4 (4.65%) OAuth
5 4 (4.65%) XACML
5 4 (4.65%) SPML
5 4 (4.65%) OpenID
5 4 (4.65%) SAML
5 4 (4.65%) Middleware
6 3 (3.49%) REST
6 3 (3.49%) Regular Expression
7 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.33%) XSL
7 2 (2.33%) XSLT
7 2 (2.33%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) PKI
3 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) CMDB
4 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.49%) iPhone
5 3 (3.49%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.16%) Life Science
7 1 (1.16%) FMCG
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.98%) Windows
2 21 (24.42%) Linux
2 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.47%) UNIX
4 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.14%) Debian
6 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.16%) SUSE
8 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 14 (16.28%) Project Management
3 9 (10.47%) Change Management
3 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.30%) Workflow
5 6 (6.98%) MVC
5 6 (6.98%) Server Building
6 5 (5.81%) Build Automation
6 5 (5.81%) DevOps
6 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.65%) Migration
7 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.49%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) C#
1 18 (20.93%) Perl
2 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 10 (11.63%) VB.NET
5 10 (11.63%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.98%) Korn
7 5 (5.81%) VB
8 4 (4.65%) Java
9 3 (3.49%) VBScript
9 3 (3.49%) VB6
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) XQuery
10 2 (2.33%) XPath
10 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.65%) CISSP
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.49%) MCP
4 3 (3.49%) MCSE
4 3 (3.49%) CCNA
4 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) VCAP
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) GxP
System Software
1 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 13 (15.12%) Terminal Services
4 12 (13.95%) Terminal Server
5 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (10.47%) vSphere
6 9 (10.47%) vCloud
7 3 (3.49%) XenApp
7 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.49%) ProxySG
8 2 (2.33%) Firmware
9 1 (1.16%) NFS
9 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (22.09%) SCCM
2 13 (15.12%) SCOM
2 13 (15.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (12.79%) Puppet
4 7 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.65%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.33%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.16%) WSUS
7 1 (1.16%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) VMware
3 16 (18.60%) Citrix
3 16 (18.60%) Symantec
4 10 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.47%) Oracle
6 8 (9.30%) Cisco
7 7 (8.14%) ServiceNow
8 6 (6.98%) Sophos
8 6 (6.98%) IBM
9 5 (5.81%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.65%) HP
10 4 (4.65%) Dell
11 3 (3.49%) EMC
11 3 (3.49%) Adobe
11 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.49%) Mapinfo
11 3 (3.49%) Remedy
11 3 (3.49%) NetApp
11 3 (3.49%) AlgoSec
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