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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 141 180 279
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +99
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 796 572 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.19% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.10% 3.01% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 362 173
Average daily rate
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£395 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 21
Average hourly rate £39.63 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £21.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.95 £40.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+71.55% -27.33%
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
19430 18999 20120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.83% 39.38% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12779 12347 12051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £251
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 388 496 707
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +44 374 £400 - 108
South East +32 196 £400 +14.28% 39
East of England +49 87 £390 -13.33% 17
North West +6 41 £313 +8.69% 17
West Midlands -13 30 £500 +36.98% 14
Yorkshire -14 23 £323 -11.03% 10
East Midlands +5 19 £396 +44.09% 4
South West -40 19 £400 +11.11% 10
North East - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 966 (66.07%) Windows
2 623 (42.61%) Microsoft
3 577 (39.47%) Active Directory
4 399 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 346 (23.67%) SQL
6 341 (23.32%) .NET
7 333 (22.78%) SQL Server
8 324 (22.16%) VMware
9 309 (21.14%) VBScript
10 269 (18.40%) SharePoint
11 262 (17.92%) SCCM
12 259 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 251 (17.17%) ITIL
14 249 (17.03%) C#
15 240 (16.42%) Finance
16 237 (16.21%) Linux
17 228 (15.60%) IIS
18 211 (14.43%) DNS
19 197 (13.47%) MS Excel
20 190 (13.00%) Migration
21 186 (12.72%) MS Exchange
22 185 (12.65%) Security Cleared
23 184 (12.59%) VB
24 183 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 181 (12.38%) Citrix
26 174 (11.90%) Windows 7
27 172 (11.76%) Banking
28 165 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
29 163 (11.15%) Windows Server 2012
30 148 (10.12%) HP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 269 (18.40%) SharePoint
2 228 (15.60%) IIS
3 186 (12.72%) MS Exchange
4 126 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 111 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 82 (5.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 79 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 78 (5.34%) Lync
9 62 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 49 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
11 47 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 41 (2.80%) WebSphere
13 40 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
14 35 (2.39%) Tomcat
15 30 (2.05%) WebLogic
16 27 (1.85%) Apache
16 27 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 23 (1.57%) Confluence
18 20 (1.37%) GlassFish
19 14 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 197 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.63%) MS Office
3 40 (2.74%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.55%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.068%) CATIA
7 1 (0.068%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.21%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Summit
6 2 (0.14%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.068%) Endur
7 1 (0.068%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.87%) Office 365
4 13 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.62%) GitHub
6 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.34%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.14%) SaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Route 53
10 1 (0.068%) IaaS
10 1 (0.068%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (14.43%) DNS
2 140 (9.58%) TCP/IP
3 139 (9.51%) SAN
4 124 (8.48%) Firewall
5 112 (7.66%) DHCP
6 52 (3.56%) VPN
7 51 (3.49%) Internet
8 46 (3.15%) FTP
9 44 (3.01%) LDAP
10 37 (2.53%) HTTP
10 37 (2.53%) Intranet
11 26 (1.78%) NAS
11 26 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
11 26 (1.78%) NetScaler
12 25 (1.71%) X.400
12 25 (1.71%) X.500
13 24 (1.64%) SMTP
13 24 (1.64%) iSCSI
14 23 (1.57%) VLAN
15 22 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 27 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.57%) MySQL
11 22 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.37%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (0.68%) EDRMS
18 7 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
18 7 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 113 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 100 (6.84%) Visual Studio
3 68 (4.65%) MSBuild
4 65 (4.45%) TeamCity
5 45 (3.08%) MSI
6 44 (3.01%) Jenkins
7 42 (2.87%) Git (software)
8 37 (2.53%) Selenium
9 35 (2.39%) JIRA
9 35 (2.39%) Subversion
10 26 (1.78%) Ant
11 23 (1.57%) NUnit
12 20 (1.37%) Artifactory
13 15 (1.03%) SpecFlow
14 14 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (0.96%) Maven
15 13 (0.89%) InstallShield
16 12 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (0.75%) CruiseControl
17 11 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 240 (16.42%) Finance
2 172 (11.76%) Banking
3 57 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 40 (2.74%) Retail
5 37 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.57%) Front Office
7 19 (1.30%) Military
8 16 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.03%) Publishing
10 13 (0.89%) Legal
11 10 (0.68%) Back Office
12 9 (0.62%) Advertising
13 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.55%) Marketing
14 7 (0.48%) Law
15 6 (0.41%) Games
16 2 (0.14%) Electronics
16 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.068%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 235 (16.07%) Developer
2 134 (9.17%) Consultant
3 127 (8.69%) Administrator
4 120 (8.21%) Analyst
5 95 (6.50%) SharePoint Developer
6 84 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 58 (3.97%) Architect
8 55 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 52 (3.56%) Server Engineer
10 51 (3.49%) Support Analyst
11 45 (3.08%) DBA
12 42 (2.87%) Wintel Engineer
13 38 (2.60%) Support Engineer
14 37 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
15 36 (2.46%) .NET Developer
16 34 (2.33%) C# Developer
16 34 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
16 34 (2.33%) SQL DBA
17 32 (2.19%) Systems Administrator
18 31 (2.12%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (23.32%) .NET
2 148 (10.12%) ASP.NET
3 116 (7.93%) HTML
4 115 (7.87%) XML
5 114 (7.80%) Web Services
6 81 (5.54%) WCF
7 56 (3.83%) jQuery
8 51 (3.49%) .NET Framework
9 49 (3.35%) CSS
10 47 (3.21%) XSLT
11 35 (2.39%) JSP
12 33 (2.26%) Middleware
12 33 (2.26%) Application Packaging
13 31 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (1.78%) JSON
15 22 (1.50%) REST
16 21 (1.44%) HTML5
17 19 (1.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (1.30%) Silverlight
18 18 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.98%) Clustering
2 63 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (3.97%) Replication
4 44 (3.01%) PKI
5 43 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 28 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.16%) Open Source
9 15 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 14 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (0.68%) CMDB
13 9 (0.62%) Statistics
13 9 (0.62%) Derivative
13 9 (0.62%) CLARiiON
14 8 (0.55%) User Experience
15 7 (0.48%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 966 (66.07%) Windows
2 399 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 259 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 237 (16.21%) Linux
5 174 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 163 (11.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 146 (9.99%) UNIX
8 53 (3.63%) Windows 8
9 45 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 44 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (2.05%) Solaris
12 14 (0.96%) Android
13 10 (0.68%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.62%) AIX
14 9 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.48%) CentOS
17 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.34%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (17.17%) ITIL
2 190 (13.00%) Migration
3 143 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (8.48%) DevOps
5 89 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 75 (5.13%) Release Management
7 71 (4.86%) Change Management
8 67 (4.58%) MVC
9 56 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 52 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (3.49%) Capacity Management
12 49 (3.35%) Incident Management
13 48 (3.28%) Workflow
13 48 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
14 46 (3.15%) TDD
15 44 (3.01%) E-Commerce
16 42 (2.87%) Load Balancing
17 39 (2.67%) Service Delivery
18 38 (2.60%) Problem Management
18 38 (2.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 346 (23.67%) SQL
2 309 (21.14%) VBScript
3 249 (17.03%) C#
4 184 (12.59%) VB
5 140 (9.58%) JavaScript
6 125 (8.55%) Perl
7 97 (6.63%) Shell Script
8 74 (5.06%) Java
9 63 (4.31%) T-SQL
10 62 (4.24%) Python
11 51 (3.49%) Ruby
12 48 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 40 (2.74%) C
14 32 (2.19%) PHP
15 22 (1.50%) VBA
16 17 (1.16%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.09%) C++
18 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.55%) Korn
20 6 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 185 (12.65%) Security Cleared
2 165 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 84 (5.75%) MCITP
5 72 (4.92%) MCSE
6 71 (4.86%) DV Cleared
7 63 (4.31%) Degree
8 46 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (2.26%) MCSA
10 31 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (1.85%) MCTS
12 26 (1.78%) ISTQB
13 23 (1.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 20 (1.37%) CCNA
15 14 (0.96%) MCP
16 13 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.55%) CCA
17 8 (0.55%) Sun Certification
18 7 (0.48%) CCEA
19 6 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.76%) QA
2 37 (2.53%) SLA
3 25 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.41%) GPG13
System Software
1 577 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 183 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (7.93%) vSphere
4 76 (5.20%) XenApp
5 70 (4.79%) VMware ESX
6 66 (4.51%) Hyper-V
7 50 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 36 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 32 (2.19%) vCloud
10 31 (2.12%) XenServer
10 31 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 28 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
13 18 (1.23%) ISA Server
14 17 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
14 17 (1.16%) Terminal Services
15 16 (1.09%) NFS
16 13 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (0.82%) Firmware
18 7 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 262 (17.92%) SCCM
2 147 (10.05%) SCOM
3 71 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (4.65%) Puppet
5 37 (2.53%) WMI
6 33 (2.26%) SCOrch
7 32 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 31 (2.12%) Tivoli
9 27 (1.85%) WSUS
9 27 (1.85%) HP SIM
10 25 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 23 (1.57%) BladeLogic
12 22 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 21 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
14 20 (1.37%) Control-M
14 20 (1.37%) NetBackup
14 20 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
14 20 (1.37%) SCVMM
15 18 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
16 17 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 623 (42.61%) Microsoft
2 324 (22.16%) VMware
3 181 (12.38%) Citrix
4 148 (10.12%) HP
5 138 (9.44%) Oracle
6 86 (5.88%) Cisco
7 71 (4.86%) Symantec
8 66 (4.51%) IBM
8 66 (4.51%) EMC
9 47 (3.21%) NetApp
10 45 (3.08%) Remedy
11 38 (2.60%) Dell
11 38 (2.60%) BMC
12 36 (2.46%) Sophos
12 36 (2.46%) F5
13 35 (2.39%) JBoss
14 34 (2.33%) Red Hat
15 29 (1.98%) Altiris
16 27 (1.85%) McAfee
17 25 (1.71%) Splunk
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £40.00 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
London/Brussels
Church International
Rate: TBA
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £435 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago