The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 142 161 243
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +82
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 728 604 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.30% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.96% 3.34% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 380 214
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £23.75 £24.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.94 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18377 18093 19438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.18% 38.84% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11953 11411 11832
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 383 514 757
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.89 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +42 378 £400 +2.56% 79
South East -32 113 £364 +3.92% 29
East of England +42 95 £350 -15.15% 14
North West +10 46 £325 +30.00% 8
Yorkshire +7 34 £320 -20.00% 7
South West -15 32 £330 -8.33% 10
West Midlands -26 15 £315 -10.00% 7
East Midlands -6 14 £325 +85.71% 7
North East - 2 - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 928 (68.44%) Windows
2 574 (42.33%) Microsoft
3 531 (39.16%) Active Directory
4 410 (30.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 341 (25.15%) SQL
6 330 (24.34%) VMware
7 297 (21.90%) SQL Server
8 287 (21.17%) SCCM
9 273 (20.13%) .NET
9 273 (20.13%) VBScript
10 266 (19.62%) SharePoint
11 254 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 237 (17.48%) ITIL
13 231 (17.04%) Finance
14 214 (15.78%) Linux
15 213 (15.71%) DNS
16 209 (15.41%) C#
17 207 (15.27%) Windows 7
18 206 (15.19%) Migration
19 205 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 202 (14.90%) Citrix
21 190 (14.01%) MS Exchange
22 186 (13.72%) IIS
23 185 (13.64%) MS Excel
24 168 (12.39%) VB
25 164 (12.09%) Security Cleared
26 161 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
27 157 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
28 146 (10.77%) UNIX
29 142 (10.47%) Banking

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (19.62%) SharePoint
2 190 (14.01%) MS Exchange
3 186 (13.72%) IIS
4 128 (9.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 98 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 95 (7.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 77 (5.68%) Lync
8 67 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 44 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 42 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 35 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 34 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
13 33 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
14 31 (2.29%) WebSphere
15 30 (2.21%) Tomcat
16 26 (1.92%) WebLogic
17 22 (1.62%) Apache
18 18 (1.33%) IBM Notes
19 15 (1.11%) GlassFish
19 15 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 185 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.20%) MS Office
3 41 (3.02%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.59%) FrameMaker
5 6 (0.44%) MS Project
6 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.15%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.074%) assyst
5 1 (0.074%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.074%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.65%) Office 365
4 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.44%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.22%) Jelastic
9 2 (0.15%) Route 53
9 2 (0.15%) GitHub
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) SaaS
10 1 (0.074%) PaaS
10 1 (0.074%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 213 (15.71%) DNS
2 128 (9.44%) SAN
3 125 (9.22%) DHCP
4 121 (8.92%) TCP/IP
5 115 (8.48%) Firewall
6 57 (4.20%) Internet
7 56 (4.13%) VPN
8 40 (2.95%) Intranet
9 37 (2.73%) LAN
10 35 (2.58%) HTTP
11 34 (2.51%) WAN
12 32 (2.36%) FTP
13 31 (2.29%) SMTP
14 30 (2.21%) LDAP
15 27 (1.99%) NAS
16 26 (1.92%) iSCSI
17 24 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
18 23 (1.70%) VLAN
18 23 (1.70%) Reverse Proxy
19 22 (1.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 108 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 32 (2.36%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.92%) MySQL
10 23 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.70%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 80 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 52 (3.83%) MSI
4 41 (3.02%) TeamCity
5 36 (2.65%) MSBuild
6 33 (2.43%) Git (software)
6 33 (2.43%) Subversion
7 30 (2.21%) JIRA
8 23 (1.70%) Selenium
9 21 (1.55%) InstallShield
10 19 (1.40%) Jenkins
11 18 (1.33%) Ant
12 16 (1.18%) AdminStudio
13 13 (0.96%) NUnit
13 13 (0.96%) Artifactory
14 12 (0.88%) CruiseControl
14 12 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.66%) JUnit
15 9 (0.66%) ClearCase
16 8 (0.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 231 (17.04%) Finance
2 142 (10.47%) Banking
3 41 (3.02%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.36%) Retail
5 30 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.40%) Front Office
7 18 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 13 (0.96%) Publishing
9 12 (0.88%) Military
10 10 (0.74%) Local Government
11 9 (0.66%) Legal
12 7 (0.52%) Law
12 7 (0.52%) Back Office
13 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.44%) Games
14 5 (0.37%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Marketing
15 2 (0.15%) Advertising
16 1 (0.074%) Electronics
16 1 (0.074%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (14.23%) Developer
2 124 (9.14%) Consultant
3 116 (8.55%) Analyst
4 101 (7.45%) Administrator
5 85 (6.27%) SharePoint Developer
6 76 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 63 (4.65%) Server Engineer
8 50 (3.69%) Architect
9 47 (3.47%) Support Analyst
10 40 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 38 (2.80%) Support Engineer
12 37 (2.73%) Wintel Engineer
12 37 (2.73%) SCCM Engineer
13 36 (2.65%) DBA
14 34 (2.51%) Desktop Engineer
15 31 (2.29%) Systems Engineer
16 28 (2.06%) .NET Developer
17 27 (1.99%) C# Developer
17 27 (1.99%) 3rd Line Support
18 25 (1.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (20.13%) .NET
2 122 (9.00%) ASP.NET
3 94 (6.93%) HTML
4 88 (6.49%) Web Services
5 80 (5.90%) XML
6 56 (4.13%) CSS
7 46 (3.39%) WCF
8 45 (3.32%) jQuery
9 39 (2.88%) XSLT
10 34 (2.51%) JSP
10 34 (2.51%) Application Packaging
11 33 (2.43%) .NET Framework
12 28 (2.06%) JSON
13 26 (1.92%) Middleware
14 24 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (1.55%) WPF
15 21 (1.55%) REST
16 18 (1.33%) HTML5
17 15 (1.11%) Software Packaging
18 14 (1.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.60%) Clustering
2 60 (4.42%) Blackberry
3 54 (3.98%) Replication
4 33 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.92%) PKI
7 21 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.11%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (0.88%) Open Source
10 11 (0.81%) Firmware
11 10 (0.74%) Statistics
12 9 (0.66%) Taxonomies
12 9 (0.66%) CLARiiON
13 8 (0.59%) NHS
13 8 (0.59%) CMDB
14 7 (0.52%) Thin Client
14 7 (0.52%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.44%) Online Games
15 6 (0.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 928 (68.44%) Windows
2 410 (30.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 254 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 214 (15.78%) Linux
5 207 (15.27%) Windows 7
6 161 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 146 (10.77%) UNIX
8 62 (4.57%) Windows XP
8 62 (4.57%) Windows 8
9 38 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (2.14%) Solaris
11 10 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.66%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.37%) Android
16 3 (0.22%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.22%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (17.48%) ITIL
2 206 (15.19%) Migration
3 93 (6.86%) DevOps
4 71 (5.24%) Release Management
5 69 (5.09%) Change Management
6 67 (4.94%) Workflow
7 60 (4.42%) Configuration Management
8 59 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 51 (3.76%) Capacity Management
11 47 (3.47%) MVC
12 45 (3.32%) Service Delivery
12 45 (3.32%) Project Management
13 38 (2.80%) Service Management
13 38 (2.80%) Unit Testing
14 36 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
15 35 (2.58%) Change Control
15 35 (2.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 341 (25.15%) SQL
2 273 (20.13%) VBScript
3 209 (15.41%) C#
4 168 (12.39%) VB
5 126 (9.29%) JavaScript
6 121 (8.92%) Perl
7 96 (7.08%) Shell Script
8 63 (4.65%) Java
9 56 (4.13%) Python
10 48 (3.54%) T-SQL
11 47 (3.47%) C
12 38 (2.80%) Ruby
13 36 (2.65%) Bash Shell
14 23 (1.70%) PHP
15 15 (1.11%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.11%) VBA
16 14 (1.03%) C++
17 7 (0.52%) VB6
18 6 (0.44%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 164 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 157 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 89 (6.56%) MCSE
5 68 (5.01%) MCITP
6 56 (4.13%) Degree
6 56 (4.13%) DV Cleared
7 43 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (2.80%) MCP
9 29 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (1.77%) MCTS
11 22 (1.62%) CCNA
12 21 (1.55%) ISTQB
13 18 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 15 (1.11%) MCSA
15 14 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.96%) CCA
17 9 (0.66%) CCEA
17 9 (0.66%) VCP5
18 8 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.54%) QA
2 29 (2.14%) SLA
3 21 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.37%) GPG13
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.074%) JSP 440
System Software
1 531 (39.16%) Active Directory
2 205 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 91 (6.71%) vSphere
5 84 (6.19%) XenApp
6 70 (5.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 70 (5.16%) VMware ESX
7 52 (3.83%) XenDesktop
8 39 (2.88%) vCloud
9 36 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (2.43%) XenServer
11 27 (1.99%) ISA Server
12 26 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
13 25 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
14 20 (1.47%) NFS
15 14 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
16 12 (0.88%) VMware Server
17 11 (0.81%) Terminal Services
18 10 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 9 (0.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 287 (21.17%) SCCM
2 136 (10.03%) SCOM
3 62 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (3.39%) Puppet
5 37 (2.73%) WSUS
6 35 (2.58%) SCVMM
7 31 (2.29%) WMI
8 28 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 27 (1.99%) SCOrch
10 26 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 25 (1.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 23 (1.70%) Tivoli
13 22 (1.62%) Backup Exec
13 22 (1.62%) HP SIM
14 21 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (1.47%) AppDNA
16 19 (1.40%) BladeLogic
17 17 (1.25%) NetBackup
18 16 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
19 15 (1.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 574 (42.33%) Microsoft
2 330 (24.34%) VMware
3 202 (14.90%) Citrix
4 136 (10.03%) Oracle
5 135 (9.96%) HP
6 92 (6.78%) Cisco
7 71 (5.24%) Symantec
8 65 (4.79%) EMC
9 45 (3.32%) IBM
9 45 (3.32%) Remedy
10 43 (3.17%) Sophos
11 40 (2.95%) F5
12 36 (2.65%) NetApp
13 34 (2.51%) McAfee
14 31 (2.29%) AppSense
15 28 (2.06%) Websense
16 26 (1.92%) Altiris
17 25 (1.84%) Red Hat
18 24 (1.77%) BMC
19 22 (1.62%) Dell
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £492.59 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20 - £27 per hour + Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago