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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 100 144 171
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1049 737 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.03% 1.49% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 4.03% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 434 379
Average daily rate
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£380 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 12
Average hourly rate £30.40 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £16.70 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £29.94 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.15%
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
19690 18282 18062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.13% 37.03% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 11880 11400
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 379 508
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.50 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
London +44 534 £400 - 122
South East +59 259 £375 +2.73% 42
Yorkshire +15 76 £325 +1.56% 27
North West -6 64 £323 -0.76% 13
East of England -47 46 £425 +21.42% 6
South West +3 38 £328 -0.75% 8
West Midlands +7 15 £325 +3.17% 7
East Midlands -7 12 £325 - 6
North East -17 3 £475 -
Midlands -2 1 £450 +221.42%
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1210 (66.48%) Windows
2 755 (41.48%) Microsoft
3 658 (36.15%) Active Directory
4 617 (33.90%) VMware
5 532 (29.23%) SQL
6 521 (28.63%) SQL Server
7 498 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 370 (20.33%) .NET
9 367 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 359 (19.73%) IIS
11 356 (19.56%) Linux
12 348 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 327 (17.97%) ITIL
14 314 (17.25%) Finance
15 307 (16.87%) DNS
16 284 (15.60%) SCCM
17 282 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
18 280 (15.38%) VBScript
19 273 (15.00%) Citrix
20 268 (14.73%) C#
21 251 (13.79%) Migration
22 241 (13.24%) SharePoint
23 220 (12.09%) MS Excel
24 217 (11.92%) HP
25 204 (11.21%) MS Exchange
26 199 (10.93%) Security Cleared
27 188 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
28 187 (10.27%) Oracle
29 186 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
30 185 (10.16%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 359 (19.73%) IIS
2 241 (13.24%) SharePoint
3 204 (11.21%) MS Exchange
4 115 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 110 (6.04%) Lync
6 82 (4.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 77 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 64 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 61 (3.35%) Tomcat
10 48 (2.64%) JBoss
11 39 (2.14%) Apache
12 28 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 24 (1.32%) OpenStack
14 21 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 21 (1.15%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.99%) CMS
15 18 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
16 17 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 220 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 83 (4.56%) MS Office
3 9 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.27%) MS Project
7 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.055%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 25 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.71%) Tridion
4 8 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.16%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.11%) Agresso
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.055%) Summit
7 1 (0.055%) Endur
7 1 (0.055%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 152 (8.35%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (5.82%) Office 365
4 14 (0.77%) IaaS
4 14 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.60%) SaaS
7 10 (0.55%) Yammer
8 9 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (0.49%) PaaS
9 8 (0.44%) Heroku
10 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 307 (16.87%) DNS
2 173 (9.51%) DHCP
3 158 (8.68%) SAN
4 130 (7.14%) Firewall
5 111 (6.10%) TCP/IP
6 81 (4.45%) LDAP
7 60 (3.30%) Internet
7 60 (3.30%) NAS
8 53 (2.91%) NetScaler
8 53 (2.91%) WAN
9 50 (2.75%) LAN
10 46 (2.53%) VPN
11 37 (2.03%) Intranet
12 35 (1.92%) VLAN
13 27 (1.48%) HTTP
14 24 (1.32%) Network Security
15 22 (1.21%) SSL
16 20 (1.10%) SNMP
17 19 (1.04%) FTP
18 17 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (28.63%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 101 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 75 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (4.01%) Oracle Database
7 73 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 48 (2.64%) MySQL
9 46 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 44 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 37 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.26%) DB2
14 20 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (0.77%) DB2 UDB
17 14 (0.77%) SSDT
18 12 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 133 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 103 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 75 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 70 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 67 (3.68%) Subversion
6 59 (3.24%) JIRA
6 59 (3.24%) TeamCity
7 43 (2.36%) MSI
7 43 (2.36%) MSBuild
8 40 (2.20%) NUnit
9 38 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 29 (1.59%) Maven
11 27 (1.48%) Toad
12 24 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (1.04%) Ant
13 19 (1.04%) Selenium
14 18 (0.99%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.66%) ClearCase
17 11 (0.60%) Artifactory
General
1 314 (17.25%) Finance
2 127 (6.98%) Banking
3 52 (2.86%) Retail
4 36 (1.98%) Law
5 33 (1.81%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.70%) Back Office
7 22 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.10%) Marketing
9 19 (1.04%) Front Office
10 15 (0.82%) Legal
10 15 (0.82%) Publishing
11 12 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.55%) Advertising
13 9 (0.49%) Military
14 8 (0.44%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.27%) Games
15 5 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.16%) Local Government
16 3 (0.16%) Billing
17 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (13.41%) Developer
2 194 (10.66%) Administrator
3 182 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 179 (9.84%) Analyst
5 140 (7.69%) Consultant
6 108 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
7 90 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 83 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 74 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
10 73 (4.01%) Support Engineer
10 73 (4.01%) Support Analyst
10 73 (4.01%) Wintel Engineer
11 68 (3.74%) DBA
12 54 (2.97%) Applications Support
13 51 (2.80%) Architect
14 47 (2.58%) Windows Administrator
15 45 (2.47%) SharePoint Developer
15 45 (2.47%) Server Engineer
16 44 (2.42%) SQL DBA
17 39 (2.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (20.33%) .NET
2 161 (8.85%) HTML
3 123 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 108 (5.93%) XML
5 86 (4.73%) CSS
6 84 (4.62%) Web Services
7 63 (3.46%) jQuery
8 43 (2.36%) HTML5
9 38 (2.09%) Application Packaging
10 37 (2.03%) WCF
11 36 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (1.98%) Middleware
12 35 (1.92%) SOAP
13 34 (1.87%) AngularJS
14 32 (1.76%) REST
15 29 (1.59%) .NET Framework
16 24 (1.32%) JSP
17 17 (0.93%) CSS3
18 15 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 104 (5.71%) Clustering
2 98 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 97 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (3.13%) Replication
5 49 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 28 (1.54%) PKI
8 22 (1.21%) CMDB
8 22 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 19 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 18 (0.99%) Public Cloud
11 18 (0.99%) User Experience
12 17 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 17 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.82%) Visualisation
14 13 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
14 13 (0.71%) Wiki
15 12 (0.66%) Equities
15 12 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1210 (66.48%) Windows
2 498 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 356 (19.56%) Linux
4 348 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 282 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 165 (9.07%) UNIX
7 138 (7.58%) Windows 7
8 72 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 38 (2.09%) Solaris
11 32 (1.76%) Windows XP
12 22 (1.21%) Windows 2000
13 20 (1.10%) Mac OS X
13 20 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
15 11 (0.60%) SUSE
16 10 (0.55%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.49%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.49%) Android
18 8 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (17.97%) ITIL
2 251 (13.79%) Migration
3 186 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (9.51%) DevOps
5 130 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 113 (6.21%) Project Management
7 109 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 87 (4.78%) Change Management
10 77 (4.23%) SDLC
11 76 (4.18%) E-Commerce
12 70 (3.85%) Load Balancing
13 65 (3.57%) Release Management
14 64 (3.52%) TDD
15 52 (2.86%) Workflow
16 51 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
17 49 (2.69%) Scrum
18 46 (2.53%) High Availability
19 44 (2.42%) Service Management
20 42 (2.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 532 (29.23%) SQL
2 280 (15.38%) VBScript
3 268 (14.73%) C#
4 178 (9.78%) JavaScript
5 174 (9.56%) VB
6 173 (9.51%) Perl
7 151 (8.30%) Python
8 112 (6.15%) Java
9 109 (5.99%) T-SQL
10 97 (5.33%) Bash Shell
11 90 (4.95%) Shell Script
12 45 (2.47%) C++
13 44 (2.42%) PL/SQL
14 41 (2.25%) Ruby
15 40 (2.20%) VB.NET
16 31 (1.70%) C
17 24 (1.32%) VBA
18 22 (1.21%) PHP
19 15 (0.82%) Korn
19 15 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 199 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 188 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 127 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 100 (5.49%) Degree
5 87 (4.78%) MCITP
6 79 (4.34%) MCSE
7 51 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 49 (2.69%) MCSA
9 46 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (1.43%) ISTQB
12 23 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 22 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (1.21%) MCP
13 22 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (1.15%) ISEB
15 18 (0.99%) CISSP
16 15 (0.82%) CCA
16 15 (0.82%) VCAP
16 15 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.29%) SLA
2 52 (2.86%) QA
3 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) GxP
6 1 (0.055%) Basel III
6 1 (0.055%) WCAG
6 1 (0.055%) WAI
6 1 (0.055%) COBIT
6 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.055%) Basel II
6 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 658 (36.15%) Active Directory
2 367 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (10.16%) Hyper-V
4 168 (9.23%) XenApp
5 160 (8.79%) vSphere
6 96 (5.27%) XenDesktop
7 81 (4.45%) VMware ESX
8 70 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 50 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 31 (1.70%) Terminal Services
10 31 (1.70%) NFS
11 30 (1.65%) XenServer
12 28 (1.54%) vCloud
13 15 (0.82%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.49%) Firmware
14 9 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.49%) Xen
15 7 (0.38%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.38%) UAG
15 7 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 284 (15.60%) SCCM
2 173 (9.51%) SCOM
3 116 (6.37%) Puppet
4 87 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (2.75%) Nagios
6 37 (2.03%) SCVMM
6 37 (2.03%) WSUS
7 33 (1.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 32 (1.76%) SCOrch
9 25 (1.37%) NetBackup
10 23 (1.26%) Vagrant
10 23 (1.26%) BladeLogic
11 21 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 20 (1.10%) WMI
13 19 (1.04%) HP SIM
14 18 (0.99%) Ansible
14 18 (0.99%) OpenView
15 16 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 16 (0.88%) Control-M
15 16 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 755 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 617 (33.90%) VMware
3 273 (15.00%) Citrix
4 217 (11.92%) HP
5 187 (10.27%) Oracle
6 112 (6.15%) Cisco
7 89 (4.89%) Red Hat
8 88 (4.84%) NetApp
9 72 (3.96%) Symantec
10 70 (3.85%) Dell
11 56 (3.08%) IBM
12 52 (2.86%) EMC
13 50 (2.75%) BMC
14 38 (2.09%) McAfee
15 34 (1.87%) SolarWinds
16 31 (1.70%) Splunk
17 30 (1.65%) ServiceNow
18 29 (1.59%) AppSense
19 27 (1.48%) Remedy
19 27 (1.48%) Veeam
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day C425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory/Group P
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago