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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 91 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.76% 1.44% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 3.47% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £23.20 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -1.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.93%
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
1069 1009 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.65% 41.61% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 528 586
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 112 90
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 18 £400 +23.07% 3
Bedfordshire -6 14 £415 +18.57% 3
Hertfordshire -4 9 £400 +5.96% 1
Suffolk +7 6 £450 - 1
Essex -7 3 £356 -5.00% 1
Norfolk - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 93 (63.27%) Windows
2 59 (40.14%) Active Directory
3 52 (35.37%) Microsoft
3 52 (35.37%) DNS
4 44 (29.93%) DHCP
5 41 (27.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (26.53%) XML
6 39 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (25.85%) IIS
8 37 (25.17%) SCOM
9 36 (24.49%) .NET
10 35 (23.81%) Perl
11 34 (23.13%) Linux
12 33 (22.45%) Web Services
13 32 (21.77%) SCCM
13 32 (21.77%) DevOps
14 31 (21.09%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (20.41%) E-Commerce
16 29 (19.73%) Puppet
17 28 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (18.37%) Shell Script
19 26 (17.69%) FTP
20 25 (17.01%) Ant
21 24 (16.33%) SQL
21 24 (16.33%) C#
21 24 (16.33%) Configuration Management
22 23 (15.65%) Firewall
23 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
24 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (25.85%) IIS
2 15 (10.20%) Confluence
3 12 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.80%) CMS
5 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.68%) Apache
11 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.68%) JBoss
11 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.16%) FrameMaker
3 5 (3.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 41 (27.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.37%) DNS
2 44 (29.93%) DHCP
3 26 (17.69%) FTP
4 23 (15.65%) Firewall
5 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 16 (10.88%) VPN
6 16 (10.88%) SAN
7 13 (8.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (5.44%) Broadband
8 8 (5.44%) Wireless
9 6 (4.08%) NAS
9 6 (4.08%) HTTP
10 5 (3.40%) Telnet
10 5 (3.40%) SSH
11 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.36%) LAN
11 2 (1.36%) WAN
11 2 (1.36%) SNMP
11 2 (1.36%) IPv6
11 2 (1.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
1 13 (8.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.36%) DB2
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Ant
2 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.56%) JIRA
4 14 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (8.84%) TeamCity
6 8 (5.44%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.76%) FinalBuilder
8 6 (4.08%) MSBuild
8 6 (4.08%) Selenium
9 5 (3.40%) Log4Net
10 4 (2.72%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.72%) Subversion
11 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.04%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.04%) NUnit
12 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.36%) Trac
12 2 (1.36%) Redmine
General
1 10 (6.80%) Legal
2 7 (4.76%) Finance
3 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.40%) Publishing
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Developer
2 25 (17.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (8.16%) Configuration Engineer
3 12 (8.16%) Author
3 12 (8.16%) Technical Author
3 12 (8.16%) Web Engineer
4 10 (6.80%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Administrator
7 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Architect
7 7 (4.76%) Consultant
7 7 (4.76%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 5 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.40%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.72%) Web Support Engineer
9 4 (2.72%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (2.04%) Server Support
10 3 (2.04%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.53%) XML
2 36 (24.49%) .NET
3 33 (22.45%) Web Services
4 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (9.52%) XSLT
6 13 (8.84%) JSON
7 8 (5.44%) MSMQ
8 7 (4.76%) XSL
9 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.72%) WCF
12 3 (2.04%) REST
13 2 (1.36%) HTML
14 1 (0.68%) CSS
14 1 (0.68%) jQuery
14 1 (0.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Replication
2 7 (4.76%) PKI
2 7 (4.76%) Clustering
3 5 (3.40%) STB
4 4 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 93 (63.27%) Windows
2 39 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (23.13%) Linux
4 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (13.61%) UNIX
7 7 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.72%) Solaris
9 4 (2.72%) AIX
10 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.36%) HPUX
11 2 (1.36%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) DevOps
2 30 (20.41%) E-Commerce
3 24 (16.33%) Configuration Management
4 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.16%) ITIL
6 11 (7.48%) Migration
7 7 (4.76%) Project Management
7 7 (4.76%) Database Security
8 6 (4.08%) Content Management
9 5 (3.40%) MVC
9 5 (3.40%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (3.40%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.40%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.40%) Scrum
10 4 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.04%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (1.36%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (1.36%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.81%) Perl
2 27 (18.37%) Shell Script
3 24 (16.33%) SQL
3 24 (16.33%) C#
4 14 (9.52%) VB
5 11 (7.48%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.80%) Python
7 9 (6.12%) Ruby
8 8 (5.44%) VBScript
8 8 (5.44%) PHP
9 7 (4.76%) Java
9 7 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.08%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.36%) Korn
11 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.36%) Tcl
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) MCSE
1 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.04%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.04%) Degree
3 2 (1.36%) MCITP
4 1 (0.68%) ACCA
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.68%) CCNA
4 1 (0.68%) MCSA
4 1 (0.68%) MCSD
4 1 (0.68%) MCTS
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (40.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.08%) Firmware
4 6 (4.08%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.36%) XenApp
7 2 (1.36%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) VMFS
8 1 (0.68%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (25.17%) SCOM
2 32 (21.77%) SCCM
3 31 (21.09%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (19.73%) Puppet
5 8 (5.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.40%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.40%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.04%) Nagios
8 3 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (2.04%) SCSM
9 2 (1.36%) WMI
10 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 52 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.61%) VMware
3 16 (10.88%) Citrix
4 8 (5.44%) Akamai
4 8 (5.44%) Symantec
5 7 (4.76%) McAfee
5 7 (4.76%) HP
6 5 (3.40%) Dell
7 4 (2.72%) Splunk
8 3 (2.04%) IBM
8 3 (2.04%) Clearswift
8 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle
8 3 (2.04%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.36%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco
9 2 (1.36%) EMC
9 2 (1.36%) Lotus
10 1 (0.68%) Sophos
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