The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 134 161 170
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 846 676 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.44% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 3.80% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 401 358
Average daily rate £400 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 22
Average hourly rate £25.80 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £19.40 £20.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £49.00 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.63%
PowerShell
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18275 17782 16630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.90% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12559 11962 10613
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 414 452
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the England region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in England

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the England region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in England

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
London +46 434 £425 -5.55% 102
South East -18 186 £394 -1.56% 57
North West +14 54 £285 -25.00% 13
Yorkshire +18 42 £375 +11.94% 25
South West +14 31 £381 +10.50% 19
West Midlands +1 30 £421 +44.42% 23
East Midlands +13 28 £151 -53.61% 13
East of England -17 28 £413 +3.12% 11
North East -27 6 £438 +40.56% 2
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1159 (65.48%) Windows
2 714 (40.34%) Microsoft
3 643 (36.33%) SQL
4 613 (34.63%) Active Directory
5 592 (33.45%) SQL Server
5 592 (33.45%) Windows Server
6 452 (25.54%) VMware
7 411 (23.22%) .NET
8 400 (22.60%) Linux
9 350 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 343 (19.38%) C#
11 342 (19.32%) Finance
12 318 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
13 305 (17.23%) ITIL
14 299 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 280 (15.82%) SharePoint
16 273 (15.42%) SCCM
17 270 (15.25%) DevOps
18 269 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
19 243 (13.73%) IIS
19 243 (13.73%) Citrix
20 240 (13.56%) MS Excel
20 240 (13.56%) Puppet
21 222 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
22 221 (12.49%) DNS
23 218 (12.32%) Java
24 213 (12.03%) Python
25 212 (11.98%) JavaScript
26 209 (11.81%) Unix
27 206 (11.64%) Continuous Integration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 280 (15.82%) SharePoint
2 243 (13.73%) IIS
3 172 (9.72%) MS Exchange
4 99 (5.59%) Skype for Business
5 92 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 79 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 62 (3.50%) Tomcat
8 59 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 54 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 47 (2.66%) Node.js
11 45 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 42 (2.37%) Apache
13 39 (2.20%) OpenStack
14 37 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
15 33 (1.86%) JBoss
16 25 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
16 25 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (1.30%) WebLogic
18 22 (1.24%) WebSphere
19 18 (1.02%) nginx
Applications
1 240 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 96 (5.42%) MS Office
3 12 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project
7 1 (0.056%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.40%) HFM
3 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.23%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.17%) Adaptiv
5 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.056%) assyst
7 1 (0.056%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.056%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.056%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 222 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (6.44%) Office 365
4 36 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (1.81%) IaaS
6 20 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.07%) GitHub
8 14 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.56%) PaaS
10 10 (0.56%) SaaS
11 8 (0.45%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.34%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.34%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 221 (12.49%) DNS
2 126 (7.12%) Firewall
3 120 (6.78%) SAN
3 120 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 105 (5.93%) DHCP
5 73 (4.12%) Internet
6 68 (3.84%) NetScaler
7 54 (3.05%) HTTP
8 52 (2.94%) VPN
9 46 (2.60%) LDAP
10 45 (2.54%) WAN
11 44 (2.49%) LAN
12 38 (2.15%) SSL
13 36 (2.03%) NAS
14 34 (1.92%) SMTP
15 27 (1.53%) Skype
16 24 (1.36%) SNMP
17 21 (1.19%) Intranet
18 20 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
19 19 (1.07%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 592 (33.45%) SQL Server
2 170 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 143 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 108 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 77 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 74 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 73 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (3.22%) Oracle Database
10 54 (3.05%) MongoDB
11 46 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
13 33 (1.86%) MySQL
14 32 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (1.64%) Big Data
16 28 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
17 26 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 25 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
19 22 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
19 22 (1.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 193 (10.90%) Jenkins
2 191 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 189 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 92 (5.20%) Subversion
5 89 (5.03%) Visual Studio
6 75 (4.24%) JIRA
7 71 (4.01%) TeamCity
8 58 (3.28%) Maven
9 53 (2.99%) MSI
10 47 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 37 (2.09%) Selenium
12 34 (1.92%) NUnit
13 33 (1.86%) Vagrant
14 32 (1.81%) Hudson
15 31 (1.75%) Ant
16 30 (1.69%) MSBuild
17 24 (1.36%) WiX
18 21 (1.19%) Eclipse
18 21 (1.19%) SpecFlow
19 17 (0.96%) InstallShield
General
1 342 (19.32%) Finance
2 161 (9.10%) Banking
3 46 (2.60%) Law
4 41 (2.32%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.20%) Front Office
6 32 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.41%) Legal
9 19 (1.07%) Advertising
10 15 (0.85%) Back Office
11 14 (0.79%) Marketing
11 14 (0.79%) Retail
12 12 (0.68%) Military
13 11 (0.62%) Games
14 10 (0.56%) Billing
15 7 (0.40%) Automotive
16 6 (0.34%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.11%) Electronics
17 2 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 292 (16.50%) Developer
2 170 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 157 (8.87%) Analyst
4 151 (8.53%) Administrator
5 126 (7.12%) Consultant
6 117 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 115 (6.50%) Windows Engineer
8 110 (6.21%) DBA
9 100 (5.65%) Support Engineer
10 93 (5.25%) SQL DBA
11 87 (4.92%) PowerShell Engineer
12 82 (4.63%) Architect
13 75 (4.24%) C# Developer
14 73 (4.12%) Support Analyst
15 71 (4.01%) SharePoint Developer
16 60 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
17 59 (3.33%) .NET Developer
18 57 (3.22%) Applications Support
19 54 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
19 54 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (23.22%) .NET
2 149 (8.42%) HTML
3 139 (7.85%) ASP.NET
4 126 (7.12%) XML
5 116 (6.55%) Web Services
6 109 (6.16%) CSS
6 109 (6.16%) jQuery
7 89 (5.03%) HTML5
8 66 (3.73%) .NET Framework
9 60 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 45 (2.54%) REST
11 40 (2.26%) Middleware
12 39 (2.20%) WCF
13 37 (2.09%) SOAP
14 35 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (1.64%) CAML
16 28 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (1.53%) Sensu
18 26 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
19 24 (1.36%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.86%) Clustering
3 77 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 57 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 57 (3.22%) Replication
5 47 (2.66%) Hedge funds
6 46 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.49%) Blackberry
8 42 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.58%) CMDB
10 27 (1.53%) PKI
11 24 (1.36%) Visualisation
12 22 (1.24%) User Experience
13 18 (1.02%) Fintech
14 17 (0.96%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 16 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (0.79%) Data Integration
16 14 (0.79%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1159 (65.48%) Windows
2 592 (33.45%) Windows Server
3 400 (22.60%) Linux
4 350 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 299 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 209 (11.81%) Unix
7 164 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 153 (8.64%) Windows 7
9 91 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 67 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 55 (3.11%) Mac OS X
12 45 (2.54%) Windows XP
13 39 (2.20%) Solaris
14 32 (1.81%) Apple iOS
15 31 (1.75%) CentOS
16 27 (1.53%) Windows 10
17 23 (1.30%) VMS
18 18 (1.02%) Android
19 15 (0.85%) Ubuntu
20 14 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (17.23%) ITIL
3 270 (15.25%) DevOps
4 206 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
5 192 (10.85%) Migration
6 165 (9.32%) Configuration Management
7 111 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 86 (4.86%) Service Management
9 83 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 82 (4.63%) TDD
11 80 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
12 73 (4.12%) Change Management
13 60 (3.39%) Project Management
14 59 (3.33%) OO
14 59 (3.33%) Release Management
15 58 (3.28%) High Availability
16 57 (3.22%) ITSM
17 55 (3.11%) MVC
17 55 (3.11%) Scrum
17 55 (3.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 643 (36.33%) SQL
2 343 (19.38%) C#
3 218 (12.32%) Java
4 213 (12.03%) Python
5 212 (11.98%) JavaScript
6 205 (11.58%) VBScript
7 165 (9.32%) Ruby
8 150 (8.47%) VB
9 146 (8.25%) Perl
10 139 (7.85%) T-SQL
11 113 (6.38%) Bash Shell
12 95 (5.37%) Shell Script
13 79 (4.46%) C++
14 49 (2.77%) VBA
15 33 (1.86%) VB.NET
16 30 (1.69%) PHP
17 29 (1.64%) FQL
18 23 (1.30%) C
19 20 (1.13%) PL/SQL
20 16 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 197 (11.13%) Security Cleared
2 127 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 98 (5.54%) Degree
5 72 (4.07%) MCSE
6 48 (2.71%) DV Cleared
7 43 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (2.03%) MCITP
9 33 (1.86%) MCSA
10 32 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (1.69%) AWS Certification
12 29 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (1.19%) CCNA
14 15 (0.85%) MCTS
14 15 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.62%) CCNP
15 11 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.62%) MCP
16 8 (0.45%) MCAD
16 8 (0.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.60%) SLA
2 34 (1.92%) QA
3 16 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.056%) COBIT
9 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.056%) EMIR
System Software
1 613 (34.63%) Active Directory
2 269 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (8.25%) vSphere
4 124 (7.01%) XenApp
5 123 (6.95%) Hyper-V
6 97 (5.48%) XenDesktop
7 58 (3.28%) Docker
8 56 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
9 54 (3.05%) VMware ESX
10 53 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 45 (2.54%) XenServer
12 32 (1.81%) vCloud
13 26 (1.47%) NFS
14 24 (1.36%) BitLocker
15 10 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.56%) Xen
16 9 (0.51%) GlusterFS
16 9 (0.51%) Samba
17 8 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 273 (15.42%) SCCM
2 240 (13.56%) Puppet
3 157 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
4 145 (8.19%) SCOM
5 96 (5.42%) Ansible
6 43 (2.43%) WSUS
7 40 (2.26%) logstash
8 37 (2.09%) Kibana
9 36 (2.03%) Nagios
10 28 (1.58%) SCVMM
11 27 (1.53%) Grafana
11 27 (1.53%) Uchiwa
12 23 (1.30%) SCOrch
13 20 (1.13%) NetBackup
14 19 (1.07%) Control-M
15 18 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 17 (0.96%) Salt
17 16 (0.90%) Data Guard
17 16 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 714 (40.34%) Microsoft
2 452 (25.54%) VMware
3 243 (13.73%) Citrix
4 181 (10.23%) HP
5 166 (9.38%) Oracle
6 102 (5.76%) Cisco
7 79 (4.46%) Dell
8 73 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 61 (3.45%) IBM
9 61 (3.45%) NetApp
10 55 (3.11%) SAP
11 52 (2.94%) Splunk
12 50 (2.82%) EMC
13 47 (2.66%) ServiceNow
14 43 (2.43%) Symantec
15 38 (2.15%) Intel Security
16 24 (1.36%) AppSense
16 24 (1.36%) F5
16 24 (1.36%) Google
17 23 (1.30%) BMC
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Jenrick IT
Rate: Highly Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Capita plc
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £260 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 420-445
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago