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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 140 192 276
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +84
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 804 551 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.14% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 2.89% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 349 184
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 20
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £21.75 £25.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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
19322 19076 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.97% 39.55% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12584 12304 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 391 507 688
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 £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
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 19 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 19 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 19 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 +56 380 £400 - 99
South East +44 183 £380 +8.57% 41
East of England +50 97 £383 -15.00% 11
North West +10 41 £310 +13.76% 12
Yorkshire +8 35 £338 -6.89% 9
West Midlands -15 25 £300 -4.76% 20
East Midlands +3 21 £388 +58.16% 4
South West -52 18 £400 +11.11% 12
North East - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 969 (66.46%) Windows
2 609 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 575 (39.44%) Active Directory
4 404 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 352 (24.14%) SQL
6 349 (23.94%) .NET
7 336 (23.05%) SQL Server
8 328 (22.50%) VMware
9 306 (20.99%) VBScript
10 279 (19.14%) SCCM
11 273 (18.72%) SharePoint
12 257 (17.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 255 (17.49%) C#
14 244 (16.74%) Finance
15 238 (16.32%) ITIL
16 237 (16.26%) Linux
17 226 (15.50%) IIS
18 215 (14.75%) DNS
19 198 (13.58%) MS Excel
20 196 (13.44%) Migration
21 188 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
22 183 (12.55%) MS Exchange
23 180 (12.35%) VB
24 179 (12.28%) Citrix
24 179 (12.28%) Windows 7
25 175 (12.00%) Security Cleared
26 167 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
26 167 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
27 163 (11.18%) Banking
28 154 (10.56%) ASP.NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 273 (18.72%) SharePoint
2 226 (15.50%) IIS
3 183 (12.55%) MS Exchange
4 129 (8.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 107 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 85 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 76 (5.21%) Lync
8 72 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 58 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 50 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
11 39 (2.67%) WebSphere
11 39 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 39 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
12 37 (2.54%) Tomcat
13 31 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 29 (1.99%) WebLogic
14 29 (1.99%) Apache
15 23 (1.58%) Confluence
16 18 (1.23%) GlassFish
17 15 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 198 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.70%) MS Office
3 41 (2.81%) 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 (0.069%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.069%) CATIA
7 1 (0.069%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Summit
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.14%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.069%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.069%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.67%) Office 365
4 12 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.62%) GitHub
6 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.34%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.14%) SaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Route 53
10 1 (0.069%) IaaS
10 1 (0.069%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 215 (14.75%) DNS
2 141 (9.67%) TCP/IP
3 136 (9.33%) SAN
4 120 (8.23%) Firewall
4 120 (8.23%) DHCP
5 55 (3.77%) VPN
6 50 (3.43%) Internet
7 45 (3.09%) FTP
8 43 (2.95%) LDAP
9 39 (2.67%) Intranet
10 35 (2.40%) HTTP
11 28 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
12 27 (1.85%) SMTP
13 26 (1.78%) iSCSI
13 26 (1.78%) NAS
14 24 (1.65%) VLAN
15 23 (1.58%) NetScaler
15 23 (1.58%) X.400
15 23 (1.58%) X.500
16 22 (1.51%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 28 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (1.85%) MySQL
11 25 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.37%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.82%) EDRMS
15 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (0.48%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 112 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 106 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 65 (4.46%) TeamCity
4 63 (4.32%) MSBuild
5 50 (3.43%) MSI
6 43 (2.95%) Jenkins
7 41 (2.81%) Git (software)
8 36 (2.47%) Selenium
9 35 (2.40%) Subversion
10 34 (2.33%) JIRA
11 24 (1.65%) Ant
12 20 (1.37%) Artifactory
13 16 (1.10%) InstallShield
13 16 (1.10%) NUnit
14 14 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (0.96%) Maven
15 12 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.75%) CruiseControl
17 10 (0.69%) JUnit
17 10 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 244 (16.74%) Finance
2 163 (11.18%) Banking
3 53 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 46 (3.16%) Retail
5 33 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.58%) Front Office
7 17 (1.17%) Military
8 16 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.96%) Legal
9 14 (0.96%) Publishing
10 9 (0.62%) Back Office
11 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.48%) Law
13 6 (0.41%) Advertising
13 6 (0.41%) Games
13 6 (0.41%) Marketing
14 3 (0.21%) Local Government
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (16.19%) Developer
2 140 (9.60%) Consultant
3 126 (8.64%) Administrator
4 119 (8.16%) Analyst
5 98 (6.72%) SharePoint Developer
6 79 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 54 (3.70%) Architect
7 54 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 50 (3.43%) Server Engineer
9 48 (3.29%) Support Analyst
10 44 (3.02%) DBA
11 43 (2.95%) Wintel Engineer
12 39 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (2.67%) .NET Developer
13 37 (2.54%) Support Engineer
14 34 (2.33%) C# Developer
14 34 (2.33%) SCCM Engineer
15 33 (2.26%) Systems Administrator
16 32 (2.19%) Desktop Engineer
16 32 (2.19%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (23.94%) .NET
2 154 (10.56%) ASP.NET
3 110 (7.54%) XML
4 109 (7.48%) HTML
5 108 (7.41%) Web Services
6 82 (5.62%) WCF
7 55 (3.77%) jQuery
8 50 (3.43%) CSS
9 47 (3.22%) XSLT
10 45 (3.09%) .NET Framework
11 34 (2.33%) JSP
12 33 (2.26%) Application Packaging
13 31 (2.13%) Middleware
14 28 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (1.78%) JSON
16 22 (1.51%) REST
16 22 (1.51%) WPF
17 20 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (1.37%) Silverlight
18 18 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.06%) Clustering
2 64 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (3.98%) Replication
4 45 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 43 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.74%) PKI
7 28 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.23%) Open Source
9 15 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 13 (0.89%) Firmware
11 12 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.69%) CMDB
12 10 (0.69%) Statistics
13 9 (0.62%) CLARiiON
13 9 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.55%) User Experience
14 8 (0.55%) Derivative
15 7 (0.48%) Taxonomies
15 7 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 969 (66.46%) Windows
2 404 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 257 (17.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 237 (16.26%) Linux
5 179 (12.28%) Windows 7
6 167 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 150 (10.29%) UNIX
8 62 (4.25%) Windows 8
9 45 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (3.02%) Windows XP
11 29 (1.99%) Solaris
12 13 (0.89%) Android
13 9 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.55%) AIX
14 8 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.34%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (16.32%) ITIL
2 196 (13.44%) Migration
3 136 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (8.44%) DevOps
5 85 (5.83%) Configuration Management
6 73 (5.01%) Release Management
7 67 (4.60%) Change Management
8 62 (4.25%) MVC
9 54 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 53 (3.64%) Workflow
10 53 (3.64%) Capacity Management
11 52 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (3.29%) Incident Management
13 42 (2.88%) Load Balancing
13 42 (2.88%) E-Commerce
13 42 (2.88%) Service Delivery
14 41 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
15 38 (2.61%) TDD
15 38 (2.61%) Unit Testing
16 36 (2.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 352 (24.14%) SQL
2 306 (20.99%) VBScript
3 255 (17.49%) C#
4 180 (12.35%) VB
5 145 (9.95%) JavaScript
6 133 (9.12%) Perl
7 97 (6.65%) Shell Script
8 76 (5.21%) Java
9 61 (4.18%) Python
10 60 (4.12%) T-SQL
11 50 (3.43%) Ruby
12 45 (3.09%) C
13 44 (3.02%) Bash Shell
14 32 (2.19%) PHP
15 21 (1.44%) VBA
16 19 (1.30%) C++
17 17 (1.17%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.48%) Korn
19 7 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 175 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 167 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (7.13%) SC Cleared
4 81 (5.56%) MCITP
5 79 (5.42%) MCSE
6 67 (4.60%) Degree
7 65 (4.46%) DV Cleared
8 45 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (1.92%) MCSA
11 26 (1.78%) MCTS
12 25 (1.71%) ISTQB
13 22 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 20 (1.37%) CCNA
15 19 (1.30%) MCP
16 13 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.55%) CCA
17 8 (0.55%) Sun Certification
17 8 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.48%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.91%) QA
2 34 (2.33%) SLA
3 23 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.41%) GPG13
7 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 575 (39.44%) Active Directory
2 188 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (7.75%) vSphere
4 77 (5.28%) XenApp
5 73 (5.01%) VMware ESX
6 70 (4.80%) Hyper-V
7 50 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 33 (2.26%) XenDesktop
9 32 (2.19%) vCloud
10 29 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
11 28 (1.92%) XenServer
12 26 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (1.51%) ISA Server
14 19 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
15 18 (1.23%) NFS
15 18 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (1.03%) Terminal Services
17 12 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 7 (0.48%) VMware Server
19 6 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 279 (19.14%) SCCM
2 146 (10.01%) SCOM
3 71 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (4.60%) Puppet
5 36 (2.47%) WMI
6 35 (2.40%) SCOrch
7 31 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 30 (2.06%) WSUS
9 29 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 26 (1.78%) HP SIM
11 25 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 25 (1.71%) Tivoli
12 23 (1.58%) SCVMM
13 22 (1.51%) BladeLogic
14 20 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
14 20 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
14 20 (1.37%) NetBackup
15 19 (1.30%) Control-M
16 17 (1.17%) Backup Exec
16 17 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 609 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 328 (22.50%) VMware
3 179 (12.28%) Citrix
4 146 (10.01%) HP
5 140 (9.60%) Oracle
6 84 (5.76%) Cisco
7 75 (5.14%) Symantec
8 66 (4.53%) IBM
9 61 (4.18%) EMC
10 47 (3.22%) Remedy
11 45 (3.09%) NetApp
12 38 (2.61%) Sophos
13 36 (2.47%) F5
14 35 (2.40%) Red Hat
15 34 (2.33%) BMC
16 33 (2.26%) JBoss
17 31 (2.13%) Dell
18 29 (1.99%) McAfee
19 28 (1.92%) Altiris
20 25 (1.71%) Splunk
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Rate: From £175 to £175 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago