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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 136 171 260
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +89
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 808 595 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.22% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 3.09% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 374 197
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 26
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.14% -12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £22.75 £24.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £40.00 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -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
18845 19273 20276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.46% 39.52% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12142 12306 12347
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 383 522 735
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +49 394 £400 +3.22% 74
South East +14 167 £375 +10.29% 35
East of England +46 106 £363 -14.70% 30
North West +8 45 £313 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire +13 36 £320 -16.33% 8
South West -33 19 £328 -9.02% 9
East Midlands -1 18 £325 +44.44% 2
West Midlands -13 18 £300 -16.08%
North East - 2 - - 1
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 956 (66.90%) Windows
2 593 (41.50%) Microsoft
3 561 (39.26%) Active Directory
4 417 (29.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 360 (25.19%) SQL
6 329 (23.02%) VMware
7 327 (22.88%) .NET
7 327 (22.88%) SQL Server
8 288 (20.15%) VBScript
9 286 (20.01%) SCCM
10 266 (18.61%) SharePoint
11 256 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 240 (16.79%) C#
13 231 (16.17%) Linux
13 231 (16.17%) Finance
14 230 (16.10%) ITIL
15 220 (15.40%) DNS
16 219 (15.33%) IIS
17 203 (14.21%) Migration
18 199 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 192 (13.44%) MS Excel
20 189 (13.23%) MS Exchange
21 187 (13.09%) Citrix
22 178 (12.46%) Windows 7
23 176 (12.32%) VB
24 173 (12.11%) Security Cleared
25 166 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
26 161 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
27 157 (10.99%) UNIX
28 155 (10.85%) Banking

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 266 (18.61%) SharePoint
2 219 (15.33%) IIS
3 189 (13.23%) MS Exchange
4 127 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 111 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 78 (5.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 78 (5.46%) Lync
7 67 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
8 49 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
11 32 (2.24%) WebSphere
12 31 (2.17%) Tomcat
13 29 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (1.82%) WebLogic
15 25 (1.75%) Apache
16 22 (1.54%) Confluence
17 15 (1.05%) GlassFish
18 14 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 192 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.43%) InfoPath
3 46 (3.22%) MS Office
4 8 (0.56%) FrameMaker
5 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) MS Project
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.070%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 17 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.14%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.070%) assyst
6 1 (0.070%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.070%) Summit
6 1 (0.070%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.80%) Office 365
4 12 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.42%) CloudFront
5 6 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.28%) GitHub
8 2 (0.14%) Route 53
8 2 (0.14%) SaaS
9 1 (0.070%) PaaS
9 1 (0.070%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 220 (15.40%) DNS
2 140 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 139 (9.73%) SAN
4 127 (8.89%) DHCP
5 123 (8.61%) Firewall
6 56 (3.92%) VPN
7 51 (3.57%) Internet
8 42 (2.94%) Intranet
9 39 (2.73%) FTP
9 39 (2.73%) HTTP
10 37 (2.59%) LDAP
11 32 (2.24%) SMTP
12 29 (2.03%) NetScaler
13 27 (1.89%) NAS
13 27 (1.89%) WAN
14 26 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
15 25 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
15 25 (1.75%) LAN
16 24 (1.68%) iSCSI
17 21 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (5.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 47 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.68%) MySQL
12 23 (1.61%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.84%) EDRMS
15 12 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 99 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 95 (6.65%) Visual Studio
3 57 (3.99%) TeamCity
4 51 (3.57%) MSI
5 50 (3.50%) MSBuild
6 39 (2.73%) Git (software)
7 36 (2.52%) Selenium
7 36 (2.52%) Jenkins
8 34 (2.38%) Subversion
8 34 (2.38%) JIRA
9 22 (1.54%) Ant
10 19 (1.33%) InstallShield
10 19 (1.33%) Artifactory
11 13 (0.91%) Maven
11 13 (0.91%) NUnit
12 11 (0.77%) CruiseControl
12 11 (0.77%) AdminStudio
12 11 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.70%) JUnit
13 10 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 231 (16.17%) Finance
2 155 (10.85%) Banking
3 49 (3.43%) Investment Banking
4 39 (2.73%) Retail
5 32 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.54%) Front Office
7 17 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.05%) Military
9 13 (0.91%) Publishing
10 11 (0.77%) Legal
11 8 (0.56%) Back Office
12 7 (0.49%) Law
12 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.42%) Games
14 5 (0.35%) French Language
15 4 (0.28%) Local Government
16 2 (0.14%) Advertising
17 1 (0.070%) Wholesale Banking
17 1 (0.070%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.070%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (15.40%) Developer
2 144 (10.08%) Consultant
3 121 (8.47%) Administrator
4 115 (8.05%) Analyst
5 93 (6.51%) SharePoint Developer
6 74 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (3.71%) Server Engineer
8 51 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 50 (3.50%) Architect
10 48 (3.36%) Support Analyst
11 40 (2.80%) DBA
11 40 (2.80%) Wintel Engineer
12 38 (2.66%) .NET Developer
13 36 (2.52%) Support Engineer
13 36 (2.52%) SCCM Engineer
14 34 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
15 30 (2.10%) Desktop Engineer
16 29 (2.03%) C# Developer
17 28 (1.96%) SQL DBA
17 28 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (22.88%) .NET
2 145 (10.15%) ASP.NET
3 106 (7.42%) Web Services
4 103 (7.21%) HTML
5 99 (6.93%) XML
6 70 (4.90%) WCF
7 50 (3.50%) jQuery
8 48 (3.36%) CSS
9 45 (3.15%) XSLT
10 42 (2.94%) .NET Framework
11 36 (2.52%) JSP
12 30 (2.10%) JSON
13 29 (2.03%) Application Packaging
13 29 (2.03%) Middleware
14 27 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (1.68%) REST
16 23 (1.61%) WPF
17 18 (1.26%) HTML5
18 17 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 17 (1.19%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.35%) Clustering
2 54 (3.78%) Blackberry
3 53 (3.71%) Replication
4 36 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.31%) PKI
6 30 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 13 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (0.91%) Firmware
10 12 (0.84%) Open Source
11 11 (0.77%) Statistics
12 10 (0.70%) CMDB
13 9 (0.63%) CLARiiON
13 9 (0.63%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.56%) NHS
15 7 (0.49%) Derivative
16 6 (0.42%) Taxonomies
16 6 (0.42%) Thin Client
16 6 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 956 (66.90%) Windows
2 417 (29.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 256 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 231 (16.17%) Linux
5 178 (12.46%) Windows 7
6 166 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 157 (10.99%) UNIX
8 59 (4.13%) Windows 8
9 45 (3.15%) Windows XP
10 40 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.68%) Solaris
12 10 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.63%) Android
13 9 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.42%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.28%) AIX
17 3 (0.21%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (16.10%) ITIL
2 203 (14.21%) Migration
3 115 (8.05%) DevOps
4 77 (5.39%) Release Management
5 76 (5.32%) Configuration Management
6 72 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (4.34%) Change Management
8 55 (3.85%) MVC
9 53 (3.71%) Workflow
10 52 (3.64%) Capacity Management
11 51 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (3.15%) Project Management
14 44 (3.08%) Load Balancing
15 42 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
16 41 (2.87%) Service Delivery
16 41 (2.87%) Incident Management
17 37 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (2.45%) Unit Testing
18 35 (2.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (25.19%) SQL
2 288 (20.15%) VBScript
3 240 (16.79%) C#
4 176 (12.32%) VB
5 136 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 129 (9.03%) Perl
7 100 (7.00%) Shell Script
8 75 (5.25%) Java
9 61 (4.27%) Python
10 48 (3.36%) T-SQL
11 46 (3.22%) Ruby
12 45 (3.15%) Bash Shell
13 41 (2.87%) C
14 30 (2.10%) PHP
15 17 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 17 (1.19%) VBA
16 16 (1.12%) C++
17 9 (0.63%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.56%) Korn
19 6 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 173 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 161 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 88 (6.16%) MCSE
5 79 (5.53%) MCITP
6 64 (4.48%) Degree
7 59 (4.13%) DV Cleared
8 43 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (1.96%) MCP
11 25 (1.75%) ISTQB
12 24 (1.68%) MCTS
13 22 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 21 (1.47%) MCSA
15 18 (1.26%) CCNA
16 13 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.63%) CCA
17 9 (0.63%) Sun Certification
17 9 (0.63%) VCP5
18 8 (0.56%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.71%) QA
2 30 (2.10%) SLA
3 20 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.42%) GPG13
7 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.070%) JSP 440
System Software
1 561 (39.26%) Active Directory
2 199 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (7.56%) vSphere
4 83 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 80 (5.60%) XenApp
6 70 (4.90%) VMware ESX
7 57 (3.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 39 (2.73%) XenDesktop
8 39 (2.73%) vCloud
9 32 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (2.17%) XenServer
11 26 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
12 22 (1.54%) ISA Server
13 21 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
14 17 (1.19%) NFS
14 17 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
15 15 (1.05%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 10 (0.70%) KVM
17 5 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 286 (20.01%) SCCM
2 140 (9.80%) SCOM
3 74 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (4.62%) Puppet
5 38 (2.66%) SCOrch
6 37 (2.59%) WMI
7 36 (2.52%) WSUS
8 31 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 29 (2.03%) SCVMM
10 23 (1.61%) Tivoli
11 22 (1.54%) HP SIM
12 21 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 21 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 21 (1.47%) BladeLogic
12 21 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (1.33%) NetBackup
14 18 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
15 17 (1.19%) Control-M
15 17 (1.19%) AppDNA
16 16 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 593 (41.50%) Microsoft
2 329 (23.02%) VMware
3 187 (13.09%) Citrix
4 142 (9.94%) HP
5 135 (9.45%) Oracle
6 86 (6.02%) Cisco
7 68 (4.76%) Symantec
8 57 (3.99%) IBM
9 52 (3.64%) EMC
10 44 (3.08%) Remedy
10 44 (3.08%) F5
11 41 (2.87%) NetApp
12 38 (2.66%) Sophos
13 30 (2.10%) Red Hat
13 30 (2.10%) Altiris
14 29 (2.03%) BMC
14 29 (2.03%) JBoss
15 28 (1.96%) McAfee
16 27 (1.89%) Websense
17 26 (1.82%) Dell
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Streamline Connections
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Experis Ltd
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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