The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 142 163 245
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +82
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 721 626 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.35% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 3.48% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 393 221
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £252 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £23.38 £23.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 +34 375 £400 +2.89% 81
South East -37 112 £363 +3.57% 22
East of England +41 90 £350 -6.66% 13
North West +10 49 £305 +22.00% 8
Yorkshire +8 35 £335 -16.25% 11
South West -14 34 £330 -8.33% 8
West Midlands -20 15 £315 -10.00% 7
East Midlands -8 11 £325 +85.71% 5
North East - 2 - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 911 (67.93%) Windows
2 578 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 527 (39.30%) Active Directory
4 405 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 347 (25.88%) SQL
6 334 (24.91%) VMware
7 303 (22.60%) SQL Server
8 276 (20.58%) SCCM
9 273 (20.36%) .NET
10 268 (19.99%) SharePoint
11 261 (19.46%) VBScript
12 257 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 233 (17.38%) ITIL
14 226 (16.85%) Finance
15 220 (16.41%) Linux
16 211 (15.73%) DNS
17 207 (15.44%) C#
17 207 (15.44%) Citrix
17 207 (15.44%) Migration
17 207 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 195 (14.54%) Windows 7
19 193 (14.39%) MS Excel
20 191 (14.24%) MS Exchange
21 181 (13.50%) IIS
22 164 (12.23%) VB
23 161 (12.01%) Security Cleared
24 158 (11.78%) Microsoft Certification
25 154 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
26 144 (10.74%) UNIX
27 140 (10.44%) Banking

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 268 (19.99%) SharePoint
2 191 (14.24%) MS Exchange
3 181 (13.50%) IIS
4 131 (9.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 97 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 97 (7.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 73 (5.44%) Lync
7 67 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
10 33 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
11 30 (2.24%) WebSphere
12 28 (2.09%) Tomcat
13 25 (1.86%) WebLogic
14 22 (1.64%) Apache
15 20 (1.49%) IBM Notes
16 14 (1.04%) GlassFish
16 14 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 193 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.10%) MS Office
3 39 (2.91%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.52%) FrameMaker
4 7 (0.52%) MS Project
5 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.075%) Endur
5 1 (0.075%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.075%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.76%) Office 365
4 17 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.45%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.22%) Jelastic
10 2 (0.15%) SaaS
10 2 (0.15%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) IaaS
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.15%) Route 53
11 1 (0.075%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.075%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (15.73%) DNS
2 124 (9.25%) DHCP
3 123 (9.17%) SAN
4 115 (8.58%) Firewall
4 115 (8.58%) TCP/IP
5 60 (4.47%) Internet
6 54 (4.03%) VPN
7 39 (2.91%) LAN
8 38 (2.83%) Intranet
9 36 (2.68%) WAN
9 36 (2.68%) HTTP
10 32 (2.39%) LDAP
10 32 (2.39%) FTP
10 32 (2.39%) SMTP
11 27 (2.01%) iSCSI
12 25 (1.86%) NAS
13 24 (1.79%) NetScaler
14 23 (1.72%) VLAN
14 23 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
14 23 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 115 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (2.24%) RDBMS
9 27 (2.01%) MySQL
10 23 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.72%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 79 (5.89%) Visual Studio
3 52 (3.88%) MSI
4 47 (3.50%) TeamCity
5 35 (2.61%) MSBuild
6 34 (2.54%) Subversion
7 30 (2.24%) Git (software)
8 29 (2.16%) JIRA
9 21 (1.57%) InstallShield
9 21 (1.57%) Selenium
10 17 (1.27%) Ant
10 17 (1.27%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.19%) AdminStudio
12 13 (0.97%) NUnit
13 12 (0.89%) Artifactory
13 12 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.89%) CruiseControl
14 9 (0.67%) JUnit
14 9 (0.67%) ClearCase
15 8 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 226 (16.85%) Finance
2 140 (10.44%) Banking
3 40 (2.98%) Investment Banking
4 30 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.24%) Retail
5 19 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.27%) Front Office
7 13 (0.97%) Military
8 12 (0.89%) Publishing
9 11 (0.82%) Local Government
10 7 (0.52%) Law
10 7 (0.52%) Legal
10 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.45%) Back Office
11 6 (0.45%) Games
12 5 (0.37%) French Language
13 2 (0.15%) Marketing
13 2 (0.15%) Advertising
14 1 (0.075%) Billing
14 1 (0.075%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 193 (14.39%) Developer
2 124 (9.25%) Consultant
3 117 (8.72%) Analyst
4 98 (7.31%) Administrator
5 86 (6.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 83 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 63 (4.70%) Server Engineer
8 50 (3.73%) Architect
9 44 (3.28%) Support Analyst
10 39 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 38 (2.83%) SCCM Engineer
12 37 (2.76%) Support Engineer
13 36 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
14 34 (2.54%) DBA
15 32 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
16 29 (2.16%) Desktop Engineer
17 28 (2.09%) C# Developer
17 28 (2.09%) .NET Developer
18 26 (1.94%) 3rd Line Support
19 24 (1.79%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (20.36%) .NET
2 121 (9.02%) ASP.NET
3 93 (6.94%) HTML
4 87 (6.49%) Web Services
5 81 (6.04%) XML
6 58 (4.33%) CSS
7 47 (3.50%) WCF
8 45 (3.36%) jQuery
9 37 (2.76%) XSLT
10 35 (2.61%) Application Packaging
11 33 (2.46%) .NET Framework
12 32 (2.39%) JSP
13 29 (2.16%) JSON
14 25 (1.86%) Middleware
14 25 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (1.64%) REST
16 21 (1.57%) WPF
17 16 (1.19%) HTML5
18 15 (1.12%) DCOM
18 15 (1.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 104 (7.76%) Clustering
2 59 (4.40%) Blackberry
3 53 (3.95%) Replication
4 33 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.79%) PKI
7 21 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.12%) Open Source
9 15 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.75%) Taxonomies
11 9 (0.67%) CLARiiON
11 9 (0.67%) Firmware
11 9 (0.67%) NHS
11 9 (0.67%) Statistics
12 8 (0.60%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.60%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.52%) EqualLogic
14 6 (0.45%) Wiki
14 6 (0.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 911 (67.93%) Windows
2 405 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 257 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 220 (16.41%) Linux
5 195 (14.54%) Windows 7
6 154 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 144 (10.74%) UNIX
8 60 (4.47%) Windows 8
9 58 (4.33%) Windows XP
10 38 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (2.16%) Solaris
12 14 (1.04%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.75%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.45%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.37%) Android
17 4 (0.30%) NetWare
18 3 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (17.38%) ITIL
2 207 (15.44%) Migration
3 91 (6.79%) DevOps
4 70 (5.22%) Change Management
5 69 (5.15%) Workflow
5 69 (5.15%) Release Management
6 61 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (4.25%) Configuration Management
8 53 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 51 (3.80%) MVC
10 50 (3.73%) Capacity Management
11 44 (3.28%) Project Management
12 42 (3.13%) Service Delivery
13 38 (2.83%) Service Management
13 38 (2.83%) Unit Testing
14 37 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (2.61%) Change Control
15 35 (2.61%) CRM
15 35 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 347 (25.88%) SQL
2 261 (19.46%) VBScript
3 207 (15.44%) C#
4 164 (12.23%) VB
5 119 (8.87%) JavaScript
6 115 (8.58%) Perl
7 92 (6.86%) Shell Script
8 72 (5.37%) Java
9 52 (3.88%) Python
10 47 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 47 (3.50%) C
11 44 (3.28%) Ruby
12 37 (2.76%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.72%) PHP
14 15 (1.12%) VBA
15 14 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.04%) C++
16 9 (0.67%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.52%) VB6
18 5 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 161 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 158 (11.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 89 (6.64%) MCSE
5 67 (5.00%) MCITP
6 55 (4.10%) Degree
7 54 (4.03%) DV Cleared
8 43 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (2.83%) MCP
10 29 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (1.79%) MCTS
12 23 (1.72%) CCNA
13 20 (1.49%) ISTQB
14 17 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 16 (1.19%) MCSA
16 14 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (0.97%) CCA
18 9 (0.67%) CCEA
18 9 (0.67%) VCP5
19 8 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.58%) QA
2 28 (2.09%) SLA
3 21 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) GPG13
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
System Software
1 527 (39.30%) Active Directory
2 207 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 90 (6.71%) vSphere
5 88 (6.56%) XenApp
6 72 (5.37%) VMware ESX
7 70 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 54 (4.03%) XenDesktop
9 38 (2.83%) vCloud
10 37 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (2.54%) XenServer
12 27 (2.01%) ISA Server
13 25 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
14 24 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
15 21 (1.57%) NFS
16 16 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
17 12 (0.89%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.82%) Terminal Services
19 10 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 9 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 276 (20.58%) SCCM
2 128 (9.55%) SCOM
3 57 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (3.88%) Puppet
5 38 (2.83%) WSUS
6 34 (2.54%) SCVMM
7 29 (2.16%) WMI
8 28 (2.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 25 (1.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 23 (1.72%) SCOrch
10 23 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 22 (1.64%) HP SIM
11 22 (1.64%) Backup Exec
12 21 (1.57%) Tivoli
12 21 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (1.42%) AppDNA
14 18 (1.34%) BladeLogic
14 18 (1.34%) NetBackup
15 16 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
16 15 (1.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 578 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 334 (24.91%) VMware
3 207 (15.44%) Citrix
4 135 (10.07%) Oracle
4 135 (10.07%) HP
5 91 (6.79%) Cisco
6 68 (5.07%) Symantec
7 64 (4.77%) EMC
8 50 (3.73%) IBM
9 41 (3.06%) Sophos
10 38 (2.83%) F5
11 37 (2.76%) NetApp
12 36 (2.68%) Remedy
13 33 (2.46%) AppSense
13 33 (2.46%) McAfee
14 26 (1.94%) Websense
15 25 (1.86%) Red Hat
16 22 (1.64%) IronPort
16 22 (1.64%) Dell
16 22 (1.64%) BMC
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £ on application
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Some Travel Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Posted: 5 days ago