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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 119 155 170
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 904 684 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.81% 1.41% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 3.74% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 417 353
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
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 27 16 26
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £16.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £29.99 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.53%
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
19240 18305 17182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.47% 37.66% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13119 12031 10794
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 402 389 546
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 £19.03 £16.15 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £49.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +37 444 £400 -0.43% 113
South East +64 224 £400 +14.28% 39
Yorkshire +20 74 £325 -7.14% 19
North West -21 49 £316 +5.41% 18
East of England -33 44 £350 - 17
South West -21 28 £328 -7.15% 17
West Midlands -6 18 £363 +13.28% 11
East Midlands -3 16 £301 -7.38% 4
North East -12 4 £425 - 2
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1077 (66.36%) Windows
2 673 (41.47%) Microsoft
3 559 (34.44%) VMware
4 551 (33.95%) Active Directory
5 483 (29.76%) SQL Server
6 479 (29.51%) SQL
7 449 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 341 (21.01%) .NET
9 340 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 327 (20.15%) Linux
11 299 (18.42%) IIS
12 296 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 289 (17.81%) ITIL
14 285 (17.56%) Finance
15 263 (16.20%) VBScript
16 253 (15.59%) SCCM
17 247 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 244 (15.03%) C#
19 236 (14.54%) DNS
20 233 (14.36%) Citrix
21 224 (13.80%) SharePoint
22 217 (13.37%) Migration
23 216 (13.31%) MS Excel
24 214 (13.19%) Security Cleared
25 202 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
26 195 (12.01%) HP
27 192 (11.83%) Oracle
28 176 (10.84%) Hyper-V
29 175 (10.78%) MS Exchange
30 171 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 299 (18.42%) IIS
2 224 (13.80%) SharePoint
3 175 (10.78%) MS Exchange
4 103 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 90 (5.55%) Lync
6 78 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 61 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 54 (3.33%) Tomcat
9 51 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 39 (2.40%) JBoss
11 35 (2.16%) Apache
12 34 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
13 27 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
14 26 (1.60%) OpenStack
15 18 (1.11%) WebLogic
16 16 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (0.92%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 14 (0.86%) CMS
19 13 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 216 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.56%) MS Office
3 11 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.062%) MS Project
7 1 (0.062%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 19 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.80%) Tridion
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.062%) Agresso
5 1 (0.062%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 161 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (4.74%) Office 365
4 18 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.86%) PaaS
6 14 (0.86%) Heroku
6 14 (0.86%) IaaS
7 12 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (0.68%) SaaS
9 9 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.37%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.31%) Yammer
12 5 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 236 (14.54%) DNS
2 156 (9.61%) SAN
3 140 (8.63%) DHCP
4 112 (6.90%) Firewall
5 85 (5.24%) TCP/IP
6 75 (4.62%) LDAP
7 60 (3.70%) NAS
8 45 (2.77%) NetScaler
9 43 (2.65%) WAN
9 43 (2.65%) Internet
10 41 (2.53%) LAN
11 37 (2.28%) VPN
12 25 (1.54%) VLAN
13 24 (1.48%) Intranet
13 24 (1.48%) HTTP
14 15 (0.92%) SMTP
15 14 (0.86%) iSCSI
16 13 (0.80%) Network Security
16 13 (0.80%) SSL
17 12 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 99 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 79 (4.87%) Oracle Database
7 69 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 68 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 45 (2.77%) MySQL
11 43 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 34 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (2.03%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.48%) DB2
15 18 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
15 18 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 14 (0.86%) DB2 UDB
17 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (0.86%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 130 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 84 (5.18%) Jenkins
4 69 (4.25%) TeamCity
5 65 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 58 (3.57%) Subversion
7 55 (3.39%) JIRA
8 46 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 45 (2.77%) MSI
10 37 (2.28%) MSBuild
11 36 (2.22%) NUnit
12 31 (1.91%) Maven
13 30 (1.85%) Toad
14 28 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
15 26 (1.60%) Ant
16 16 (0.99%) Selenium
17 14 (0.86%) SpecFlow
18 13 (0.80%) ClearCase
19 12 (0.74%) Artifactory
20 11 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 285 (17.56%) Finance
2 94 (5.79%) Banking
3 42 (2.59%) Retail
4 30 (1.85%) Law
5 24 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.42%) Back Office
7 20 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.11%) Marketing
9 15 (0.92%) Legal
10 14 (0.86%) Front Office
11 11 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.68%) Military
12 10 (0.62%) Publishing
13 7 (0.43%) Advertising
14 4 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.25%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.18%) Games
16 2 (0.12%) French Language
16 2 (0.12%) Local Government
17 1 (0.062%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (14.66%) Developer
2 163 (10.04%) Administrator
3 159 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 153 (9.43%) Analyst
5 120 (7.39%) Consultant
6 111 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
7 91 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 84 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
9 68 (4.19%) Wintel Engineer
10 60 (3.70%) DBA
11 59 (3.64%) Support Engineer
12 55 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
13 54 (3.33%) Support Analyst
13 54 (3.33%) Architect
14 45 (2.77%) SharePoint Developer
15 39 (2.40%) SQL DBA
16 37 (2.28%) Windows Administrator
17 36 (2.22%) SQL Developer
17 36 (2.22%) .NET Developer
18 35 (2.16%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (21.01%) .NET
2 126 (7.76%) HTML
3 107 (6.59%) ASP.NET
4 95 (5.85%) XML
5 72 (4.44%) Web Services
6 69 (4.25%) CSS
7 42 (2.59%) jQuery
8 40 (2.46%) Application Packaging
8 40 (2.46%) WCF
9 32 (1.97%) Middleware
10 30 (1.85%) SOAP
11 29 (1.79%) REST
11 29 (1.79%) AngularJS
12 27 (1.66%) .NET Framework
12 27 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (1.60%) HTML5
14 24 (1.48%) JSP
15 18 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.41%) Clustering
2 76 (4.68%) Data Centre
3 71 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (3.45%) Replication
5 41 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.66%) PKI
8 21 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 21 (1.29%) User Experience
9 16 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 16 (0.99%) Blackberry
10 14 (0.86%) NHS
10 14 (0.86%) CMDB
11 13 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.74%) Hedge funds
12 12 (0.74%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (0.62%) EqualLogic
14 10 (0.62%) Wiki
15 9 (0.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1077 (66.36%) Windows
2 449 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 327 (20.15%) Linux
4 296 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 247 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 162 (9.98%) UNIX
7 132 (8.13%) Windows 7
8 62 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (2.34%) Solaris
10 36 (2.22%) Windows 8
11 29 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 22 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 21 (1.29%) Windows XP
14 19 (1.17%) Windows 2000
15 14 (0.86%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
17 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.62%) SUSE
18 9 (0.55%) Debian
18 9 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (17.81%) ITIL
2 217 (13.37%) Migration
3 202 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (10.47%) DevOps
5 138 (8.50%) Configuration Management
6 130 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (6.41%) Project Management
8 85 (5.24%) Change Management
9 78 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 69 (4.25%) E-Commerce
11 68 (4.19%) SDLC
12 67 (4.13%) Release Management
13 58 (3.57%) TDD
14 54 (3.33%) Workflow
15 48 (2.96%) Service Management
16 46 (2.83%) Scrum
16 46 (2.83%) Load Balancing
17 42 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
18 40 (2.46%) Continuous Delivery
19 39 (2.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 479 (29.51%) SQL
2 263 (16.20%) VBScript
3 244 (15.03%) C#
4 165 (10.17%) Perl
5 151 (9.30%) VB
6 147 (9.06%) Python
7 143 (8.81%) JavaScript
8 95 (5.85%) T-SQL
9 91 (5.61%) Shell Script
10 85 (5.24%) Java
11 76 (4.68%) Bash Shell
12 58 (3.57%) Ruby
13 44 (2.71%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.97%) C++
14 32 (1.97%) VB.NET
15 27 (1.66%) C
16 24 (1.48%) VBA
17 23 (1.42%) PHP
18 12 (0.74%) Korn
19 11 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 214 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 171 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 139 (8.56%) SC Cleared
4 93 (5.73%) MCITP
5 81 (4.99%) Degree
6 65 (4.00%) MCSE
7 59 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 43 (2.65%) MCSA
9 38 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (1.54%) ISTQB
12 23 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 22 (1.36%) MCP
13 22 (1.36%) ISEB
14 21 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (0.99%) CISSP
15 16 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 14 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.80%) MCTS
17 13 (0.80%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.00%) SLA
2 46 (2.83%) QA
3 3 (0.18%) GxP
4 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.062%) Basel II
System Software
1 551 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 340 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 152 (9.37%) XenApp
5 142 (8.75%) vSphere
6 90 (5.55%) XenDesktop
7 65 (4.00%) VMware ESX
8 55 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (1.97%) NFS
11 23 (1.42%) XenServer
12 22 (1.36%) Terminal Services
13 21 (1.29%) vCloud
14 17 (1.05%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.49%) UAG
17 7 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
17 7 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 7 (0.43%) Firmware
18 6 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 253 (15.59%) SCCM
2 150 (9.24%) SCOM
3 114 (7.02%) Puppet
4 86 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (2.28%) SCVMM
6 31 (1.91%) WSUS
7 30 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 29 (1.79%) Nagios
9 26 (1.60%) SCOrch
10 24 (1.48%) WMI
11 23 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 21 (1.29%) HP SIM
12 21 (1.29%) Vagrant
12 21 (1.29%) NetBackup
13 19 (1.17%) BladeLogic
14 17 (1.05%) SCSM
15 15 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 15 (0.92%) Ansible
15 15 (0.92%) OpenView
16 14 (0.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 673 (41.47%) Microsoft
2 559 (34.44%) VMware
3 233 (14.36%) Citrix
4 195 (12.01%) HP
5 192 (11.83%) Oracle
6 96 (5.91%) Cisco
7 80 (4.93%) Red Hat
8 73 (4.50%) NetApp
9 59 (3.64%) Dell
10 57 (3.51%) Symantec
11 51 (3.14%) IBM
12 45 (2.77%) BMC
13 41 (2.53%) EMC
14 38 (2.34%) McAfee
15 33 (2.03%) AppSense
16 27 (1.66%) Remedy
17 26 (1.60%) Splunk
18 25 (1.54%) 3PAR
18 25 (1.54%) Veeam
18 25 (1.54%) SolarWinds
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350-£450
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago