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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 155 166 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 720 633 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.24% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 3.33% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 382 310
Average daily rate
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£365 £389 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £228 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 22
Average hourly rate £24.75 £30.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +9.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £23.68 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.57 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-22.65% +14.28%
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
19127 19029 15932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.70% 37.14% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12563 12522 10007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 451 578
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +44 310 £395 -2.94% 116
South East +31 230 £375 +5.63% 50
Yorkshire +1 45 £325 +1.56% 15
East of England +22 40 £325 -22.61% 14
North West -34 36 £256 -6.90% 25
South West -37 26 £325 -18.75% 12
West Midlands -22 20 £338 -7.53% 15
East Midlands -5 13 £305 +20.19% 2
North East -8 1 - - 1
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 937 (67.17%) Windows
2 596 (42.72%) Microsoft
3 526 (37.71%) Active Directory
4 465 (33.33%) VMware
5 408 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 373 (26.74%) SQL
7 314 (22.51%) SQL Server
8 276 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 273 (19.57%) VBScript
10 270 (19.35%) Linux
11 269 (19.28%) ITIL
12 262 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 259 (18.57%) .NET
14 254 (18.21%) Security Cleared
15 250 (17.92%) SCCM
16 212 (15.20%) C#
17 208 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 208 (14.91%) Finance
18 205 (14.70%) IIS
19 194 (13.91%) MS Excel
20 187 (13.41%) SharePoint
21 186 (13.33%) DNS
22 182 (13.05%) Migration
23 178 (12.76%) Citrix
24 176 (12.62%) HP
25 170 (12.19%) SCOM
26 167 (11.97%) Hyper-V
27 165 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
28 162 (11.61%) MS Exchange
28 162 (11.61%) Agile Software Development

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 205 (14.70%) IIS
2 187 (13.41%) SharePoint
3 162 (11.61%) MS Exchange
4 107 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 76 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 69 (4.95%) Lync
7 62 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 50 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 49 (3.51%) OpenStack
10 46 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 26 (1.86%) Tomcat
13 23 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 22 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (1.36%) Apache
16 18 (1.29%) JBoss
17 14 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
18 13 (0.93%) WebSphere
18 13 (0.93%) CMS
19 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 194 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.45%) MS Office
3 16 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.72%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.072%) MS Project
6 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.86%) Tridion
1 12 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.072%) Endur
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 165 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (4.09%) Office 365
4 28 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (1.51%) Heroku
6 16 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.15%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.08%) PaaS
8 14 (1.00%) IaaS
9 13 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.65%) SaaS
12 6 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
14 4 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.22%) Route 53
15 3 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 186 (13.33%) DNS
2 139 (9.96%) DHCP
3 111 (7.96%) SAN
4 109 (7.81%) Firewall
5 95 (6.81%) TCP/IP
6 45 (3.23%) NetScaler
7 42 (3.01%) NAS
8 39 (2.80%) LDAP
9 35 (2.51%) VPN
10 28 (2.01%) FTP
10 28 (2.01%) LAN
10 28 (2.01%) WAN
11 26 (1.86%) Internet
12 21 (1.51%) SMTP
13 20 (1.43%) SSL
14 17 (1.22%) HTTP
15 16 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (1.08%) Wireshark
16 15 (1.08%) X.400
16 15 (1.08%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (22.51%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 26 (1.86%) MySQL
9 24 (1.72%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.72%) DB2
15 8 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.57%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.50%) EDMS
17 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 5 (0.36%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 93 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 89 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (5.45%) TeamCity
4 65 (4.66%) Visual Studio
5 60 (4.30%) Git (software)
6 59 (4.23%) MSI
7 48 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (2.80%) Ant
9 38 (2.72%) JIRA
10 37 (2.65%) Maven
11 29 (2.08%) MSBuild
12 28 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
13 27 (1.94%) Subversion
14 19 (1.36%) StarTeam
15 12 (0.86%) AdminStudio
16 10 (0.72%) Selenium
17 9 (0.65%) JUnit
17 9 (0.65%) Toad
18 8 (0.57%) NUnit
18 8 (0.57%) Artifactory
General
1 208 (14.91%) Finance
2 64 (4.59%) Banking
3 22 (1.58%) Investment Banking
4 20 (1.43%) Retail
4 20 (1.43%) Publishing
5 18 (1.29%) Legal
6 17 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.15%) Military
8 14 (1.00%) Law
9 10 (0.72%) Front Office
10 9 (0.65%) Back Office
10 9 (0.65%) Games
11 8 (0.57%) Advertising
11 8 (0.57%) Marketing
12 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.14%) Electronics
13 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.072%) French Language
14 1 (0.072%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (13.84%) Developer
2 143 (10.25%) Analyst
3 124 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 120 (8.60%) Administrator
5 102 (7.31%) Consultant
6 94 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 90 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 71 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
9 57 (4.09%) Support Engineer
10 54 (3.87%) Architect
10 54 (3.87%) SharePoint Developer
11 53 (3.80%) Wintel Engineer
12 51 (3.66%) Support Analyst
13 45 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 44 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 38 (2.72%) DBA
16 36 (2.58%) .NET Developer
17 35 (2.51%) Server Engineer
17 35 (2.51%) Windows Administrator
18 32 (2.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (18.57%) .NET
2 114 (8.17%) XML
3 104 (7.46%) HTML
4 101 (7.24%) ASP.NET
5 63 (4.52%) CSS
6 53 (3.80%) Web Services
7 48 (3.44%) Application Packaging
8 40 (2.87%) WCF
9 39 (2.80%) jQuery
10 32 (2.29%) Middleware
11 28 (2.01%) JSP
12 25 (1.79%) .NET Framework
13 24 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
14 21 (1.51%) Ajax
15 19 (1.36%) XSLT
16 16 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (1.00%) HTML5
17 14 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (0.93%) SOAP
19 12 (0.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.59%) Clustering
2 48 (3.44%) Replication
3 44 (3.15%) PKI
4 41 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (2.22%) Open Source
6 28 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 20 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 19 (1.36%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.22%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.00%) NHS
12 13 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.93%) User Experience
13 12 (0.86%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.86%) Fat Client
14 9 (0.65%) iPad
15 8 (0.57%) CMDB
16 7 (0.50%) Wiki
16 7 (0.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 937 (67.17%) Windows
2 408 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 270 (19.35%) Linux
4 262 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 208 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 161 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 128 (9.18%) UNIX
8 43 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (2.87%) Windows 8
10 35 (2.51%) Windows XP
11 32 (2.29%) Mac OS X
12 22 (1.58%) Windows Vista
13 18 (1.29%) Solaris
14 12 (0.86%) Windows 2000
14 12 (0.86%) SUSE
15 11 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.72%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.65%) Debian
18 6 (0.43%) CentOS
19 5 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (19.28%) ITIL
2 182 (13.05%) Migration
3 162 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (10.90%) DevOps
5 141 (10.11%) Configuration Management
6 119 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (6.24%) Project Management
8 81 (5.81%) Change Management
9 64 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 53 (3.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 52 (3.73%) Incident Management
12 50 (3.58%) Release Management
13 46 (3.30%) High Availability
13 46 (3.30%) E-Commerce
14 44 (3.15%) Service Delivery
15 43 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
16 42 (3.01%) Workflow
17 37 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
18 34 (2.44%) Test Scripting
19 32 (2.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 373 (26.74%) SQL
2 273 (19.57%) VBScript
3 212 (15.20%) C#
4 121 (8.67%) VB
5 119 (8.53%) Python
6 111 (7.96%) JavaScript
7 110 (7.89%) Perl
8 93 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 87 (6.24%) Ruby
10 56 (4.01%) Bash Shell
11 53 (3.80%) Java
12 40 (2.87%) T-SQL
13 26 (1.86%) C
13 26 (1.86%) C++
14 17 (1.22%) PHP
14 17 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.08%) Golang
15 15 (1.08%) VBA
16 12 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 254 (18.21%) Security Cleared
2 161 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 159 (11.40%) SC Cleared
4 96 (6.88%) DV Cleared
5 95 (6.81%) MCITP
6 59 (4.23%) Degree
7 57 (4.09%) MCSE
8 51 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (2.94%) MCSA
10 28 (2.01%) ISTQB
11 27 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 23 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (1.43%) CCNA
15 19 (1.36%) ISEB
16 18 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (1.08%) MCTS
17 15 (1.08%) MCP
17 15 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.23%) SLA
2 28 (2.01%) QA
3 3 (0.22%) GxP
3 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 526 (37.71%) Active Directory
2 276 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 121 (8.67%) vSphere
5 109 (7.81%) XenApp
6 70 (5.02%) XenDesktop
7 54 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 50 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (3.44%) VMware ESX
10 21 (1.51%) Terminal Services
11 20 (1.43%) vCloud
12 18 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (1.15%) NFS
13 16 (1.15%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
15 9 (0.65%) UAG
15 9 (0.65%) XenServer
15 9 (0.65%) Firmware
16 8 (0.57%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 250 (17.92%) SCCM
2 170 (12.19%) SCOM
3 118 (8.46%) Puppet
4 84 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (4.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 43 (3.08%) SCVMM
7 34 (2.44%) SCOrch
8 31 (2.22%) SCSM
9 27 (1.94%) WMI
10 24 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 24 (1.72%) HP SIM
11 23 (1.65%) WSUS
12 20 (1.43%) EdgeSight
13 16 (1.15%) Nagios
14 12 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 9 (0.65%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.65%) Ansible
15 9 (0.65%) Control-M
15 9 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
16 8 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 596 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 465 (33.33%) VMware
3 178 (12.76%) Citrix
4 176 (12.62%) HP
5 139 (9.96%) Oracle
6 98 (7.03%) Cisco
7 64 (4.59%) Dell
8 59 (4.23%) NetApp
9 54 (3.87%) IBM
10 53 (3.80%) Red Hat
11 49 (3.51%) McAfee
12 36 (2.58%) Symantec
13 34 (2.44%) AppSense
13 34 (2.44%) CA
14 32 (2.29%) Lumension
15 30 (2.15%) EMC
16 27 (1.94%) Bloomberg
17 26 (1.86%) BMC
18 25 (1.79%) ServiceNow
18 25 (1.79%) Veeam
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £210 - £220 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: £620 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago