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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 163 171 259
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +88
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 699 597 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.26% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 3.25% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 376 191
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.74 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.73 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +22.22%
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
19494 18375 17841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 38.64% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13322 12014 10941
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 518 612
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
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 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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
London -3 298 £400 - 67
South East +36 212 £400 - 42
East of England +11 50 £400 +6.66% 14
West Midlands +6 38 £425 +3.03% 2
North West -6 31 £303 +42.35% 17
East Midlands -1 27 £463 +320.45% 3
South West -38 23 £400 +3.89% 20
Yorkshire -19 11 £360 +25.21% 7
North East - 5 £311 - 3
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 980 (65.20%) Windows
2 636 (42.32%) Microsoft
3 589 (39.19%) Active Directory
4 397 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 355 (23.62%) VMware
6 354 (23.55%) SQL
7 342 (22.75%) .NET
8 321 (21.36%) SQL Server
9 288 (19.16%) VBScript
10 280 (18.63%) SCCM
11 277 (18.43%) ITIL
12 267 (17.76%) SharePoint
13 253 (16.83%) C#
14 246 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 239 (15.90%) DNS
16 231 (15.37%) Security Cleared
17 226 (15.04%) IIS
18 224 (14.90%) Linux
19 222 (14.77%) Finance
20 203 (13.51%) Migration
21 199 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
22 198 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
23 192 (12.77%) MS Exchange
24 190 (12.64%) Citrix
25 187 (12.44%) MS Excel
26 181 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
27 171 (11.38%) VB
28 168 (11.18%) Windows 7
29 166 (11.04%) Banking
30 159 (10.58%) SCOM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 267 (17.76%) SharePoint
2 226 (15.04%) IIS
3 192 (12.77%) MS Exchange
4 132 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 129 (8.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 87 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 78 (5.19%) Lync
8 75 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 63 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 51 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 47 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
12 40 (2.66%) Tomcat
13 36 (2.40%) JBoss
14 35 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
14 35 (2.33%) WebSphere
15 32 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 31 (2.06%) Apache
17 27 (1.80%) WebLogic
18 22 (1.46%) GlassFish
19 20 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 187 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.26%) MS Office
3 41 (2.73%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.67%) FrameMaker
5 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.067%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) CATIA
6 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.067%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.20%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.13%) Summit
6 2 (0.13%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.067%) Endur
7 1 (0.067%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (4.26%) Office 365
3 58 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.67%) GitHub
6 10 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.33%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.20%) IaaS
10 2 (0.13%) SaaS
10 2 (0.13%) PaaS
11 1 (0.067%) Heroku
11 1 (0.067%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.067%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.067%) Route 53
11 1 (0.067%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 239 (15.90%) DNS
2 153 (10.18%) TCP/IP
3 150 (9.98%) Firewall
4 132 (8.78%) DHCP
4 132 (8.78%) SAN
5 55 (3.66%) VPN
6 51 (3.39%) FTP
7 49 (3.26%) Internet
8 43 (2.86%) LDAP
9 41 (2.73%) NetScaler
10 39 (2.59%) HTTP
11 36 (2.40%) Intranet
12 32 (2.13%) SSL
13 28 (1.86%) NAS
14 27 (1.80%) VLAN
15 25 (1.66%) Reverse Proxy
16 22 (1.46%) SMTP
16 22 (1.46%) LAN
16 22 (1.46%) WAN
17 20 (1.33%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 118 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 47 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (1.73%) MySQL
9 24 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 23 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.33%) EDRMS
12 13 (0.86%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
18 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
19 5 (0.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 116 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 107 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (4.32%) MSBuild
4 59 (3.93%) TeamCity
5 47 (3.13%) MSI
6 46 (3.06%) Jenkins
7 35 (2.33%) Selenium
8 31 (2.06%) Ant
9 30 (2.00%) Git (software)
10 29 (1.93%) Subversion
10 29 (1.93%) JIRA
11 26 (1.73%) NUnit
12 19 (1.26%) Maven
13 18 (1.20%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.13%) MSTest
15 14 (0.93%) Artifactory
15 14 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (0.80%) NDepend
16 12 (0.80%) ReSharper
16 12 (0.80%) NCover
General
1 222 (14.77%) Finance
2 166 (11.04%) Banking
3 61 (4.06%) Investment Banking
4 35 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.13%) Retail
5 32 (2.13%) Publishing
6 31 (2.06%) Front Office
7 18 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.20%) Military
8 17 (1.13%) Advertising
9 16 (1.06%) Legal
10 12 (0.80%) Marketing
11 10 (0.67%) Back Office
11 10 (0.67%) Games
12 6 (0.40%) Law
13 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.067%) Norwegian Language
15 1 (0.067%) Automotive
15 1 (0.067%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 268 (17.83%) Developer
2 138 (9.18%) Consultant
3 131 (8.72%) Analyst
3 131 (8.72%) Administrator
4 111 (7.39%) SharePoint Developer
5 102 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 60 (3.99%) Support Analyst
7 58 (3.86%) Architect
8 56 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
9 55 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 50 (3.33%) Support Engineer
11 48 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
12 44 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
13 42 (2.79%) C# Developer
13 42 (2.79%) Server Engineer
14 41 (2.73%) .NET Developer
15 38 (2.53%) DBA
16 33 (2.20%) Applications Support
16 33 (2.20%) 3rd Line Support
17 31 (2.06%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (22.75%) .NET
2 148 (9.85%) XML
3 135 (8.98%) ASP.NET
4 125 (8.32%) Web Services
5 119 (7.92%) HTML
6 95 (6.32%) WCF
7 62 (4.13%) .NET Framework
7 62 (4.13%) CSS
8 61 (4.06%) jQuery
9 49 (3.26%) XSLT
10 40 (2.66%) Middleware
11 35 (2.33%) Application Packaging
12 30 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (1.86%) REST
13 28 (1.86%) JSP
14 26 (1.73%) JSON
15 22 (1.46%) Silverlight
15 22 (1.46%) HTML5
16 18 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 18 (1.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.99%) Clustering
2 74 (4.92%) Replication
3 64 (4.26%) PKI
4 54 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 41 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.00%) Open Source
8 24 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.00%) Derivative
12 13 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 11 (0.73%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.67%) Statistics
14 10 (0.67%) Thin Client
14 10 (0.67%) CMDB
14 10 (0.67%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 980 (65.20%) Windows
2 397 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 246 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 224 (14.90%) Linux
5 199 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (11.18%) Windows 7
7 131 (8.72%) UNIX
8 48 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (2.93%) Windows XP
10 31 (2.06%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.46%) Solaris
12 19 (1.26%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 11 (0.73%) AIX
14 11 (0.73%) Android
14 11 (0.73%) CentOS
15 10 (0.67%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (18.43%) ITIL
2 203 (13.51%) Migration
3 147 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (8.58%) DevOps
5 94 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 81 (5.39%) Change Management
7 61 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 60 (3.99%) MVC
8 60 (3.99%) Release Management
9 55 (3.66%) TDD
10 54 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (3.53%) E-Commerce
12 51 (3.39%) Workflow
12 51 (3.39%) Incident Management
13 48 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
14 42 (2.79%) Capacity Management
15 41 (2.73%) High Availability
16 40 (2.66%) Load Balancing
17 36 (2.40%) CRM
17 36 (2.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 354 (23.55%) SQL
2 288 (19.16%) VBScript
3 253 (16.83%) C#
4 171 (11.38%) VB
5 132 (8.78%) JavaScript
6 109 (7.25%) Perl
7 97 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 69 (4.59%) Java
9 68 (4.52%) T-SQL
10 65 (4.32%) Python
11 57 (3.79%) Bash Shell
12 56 (3.73%) Ruby
13 34 (2.26%) C
14 32 (2.13%) PHP
15 24 (1.60%) C++
16 23 (1.53%) VBA
17 16 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.06%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.40%) Korn
19 4 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 231 (15.37%) Security Cleared
2 181 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (8.32%) SC Cleared
4 99 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 94 (6.25%) MCITP
6 75 (4.99%) MCSE
7 58 (3.86%) Degree
8 41 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (2.59%) MCSA
10 29 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (1.73%) MCTS
12 20 (1.33%) ISTQB
13 19 (1.26%) CCNA
14 17 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 12 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.60%) MCP
17 8 (0.53%) CCEA
17 8 (0.53%) Sun Certification
18 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
19 6 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.13%) QA
2 40 (2.66%) SLA
3 21 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.40%) GPG13
6 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 589 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 198 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (8.78%) vSphere
4 83 (5.52%) Hyper-V
5 79 (5.26%) XenApp
6 54 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 52 (3.46%) VMware ESX
8 39 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 34 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (2.26%) XenServer
10 29 (1.93%) vCloud
10 29 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
11 24 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
12 19 (1.26%) Terminal Services
13 15 (1.00%) Firmware
13 15 (1.00%) NFS
13 15 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (0.80%) ISA Server
15 10 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 280 (18.63%) SCCM
2 159 (10.58%) SCOM
3 95 (6.32%) Puppet
4 81 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 42 (2.79%) WMI
7 37 (2.46%) SCOrch
8 33 (2.20%) Tivoli
9 29 (1.93%) SCVMM
10 27 (1.80%) HP SIM
11 26 (1.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 24 (1.60%) WSUS
13 22 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 20 (1.33%) BladeLogic
15 19 (1.26%) Control-M
15 19 (1.26%) SCSM
16 18 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 18 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
16 18 (1.20%) NetBackup
17 16 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 636 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 355 (23.62%) VMware
3 190 (12.64%) Citrix
4 146 (9.71%) HP
5 135 (8.98%) Oracle
6 86 (5.72%) Cisco
7 71 (4.72%) IBM
8 61 (4.06%) Dell
8 61 (4.06%) Symantec
9 51 (3.39%) EMC
10 49 (3.26%) NetApp
11 47 (3.13%) Remedy
12 37 (2.46%) F5
13 33 (2.20%) Altiris
13 33 (2.20%) Red Hat
14 32 (2.13%) BMC
14 32 (2.13%) Sophos
15 31 (2.06%) McAfee
16 24 (1.60%) Lumension
17 23 (1.53%) Websense
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £45.00 - £60.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40 - £53.33 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: negotiable day rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £230 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago