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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 155 165 211
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +46
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 654 580 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.29% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 3.45% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 357 240
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £26.98 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.52 £40.57 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -
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
17419 16803 15215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.66% 37.40% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11432 10763 9542
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 430 590
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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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 +43 299 £438 +6.70% 97
South East +31 227 £375 +6.00% 52
East of England +11 34 £350 -12.50% 18
North West -31 30 £305 +10.90% 21
South West -57 20 £345 -13.75% 7
West Midlands -2 17 £316 -17.85% 8
Yorkshire -2 16 £320 -4.47% 16
East Midlands -23 7 £285 +159.09% 7
North East +9 2 - - 1
Midlands - - - - 1
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 892 (65.78%) Windows
2 611 (45.06%) Microsoft
3 520 (38.35%) Active Directory
4 420 (30.97%) VMware
5 384 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 335 (24.71%) SQL
7 287 (21.17%) ITIL
7 287 (21.17%) Security Cleared
8 269 (19.84%) VBScript
9 262 (19.32%) SQL Server
10 259 (19.10%) SCCM
11 249 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 249 (18.36%) .NET
12 238 (17.55%) Linux
13 233 (17.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 227 (16.74%) C#
15 211 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 209 (15.41%) SharePoint
17 198 (14.60%) Finance
18 190 (14.01%) MS Exchange
19 184 (13.57%) MS Excel
20 180 (13.27%) IIS
21 174 (12.83%) Migration
22 173 (12.76%) DNS
23 171 (12.61%) HP
23 171 (12.61%) Citrix
24 170 (12.54%) SC Cleared
25 168 (12.39%) SCOM
26 166 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
27 158 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 209 (15.41%) SharePoint
2 190 (14.01%) MS Exchange
3 180 (13.27%) IIS
4 133 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 90 (6.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 80 (5.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 74 (5.46%) Lync
8 72 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 59 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 53 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 39 (2.88%) OpenStack
12 34 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
15 18 (1.33%) WebSphere
16 16 (1.18%) Apache
17 14 (1.03%) Tomcat
18 12 (0.88%) CMS
19 11 (0.81%) JBoss
19 11 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 184 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 68 (5.01%) MS Office
3 19 (1.40%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.74%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.37%) Tridion
4 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.074%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.074%) Endur
6 1 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 158 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.38%) Office 365
3 69 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.18%) Heroku
5 15 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.66%) PaaS
7 8 (0.59%) IaaS
8 7 (0.52%) GitHub
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.29%) SaaS
11 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.22%) Route 53
12 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.15%) Yammer
13 1 (0.074%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 173 (12.76%) DNS
2 120 (8.85%) DHCP
3 110 (8.11%) Firewall
4 107 (7.89%) SAN
5 105 (7.74%) TCP/IP
6 42 (3.10%) NetScaler
7 38 (2.80%) FTP
8 33 (2.43%) NAS
9 29 (2.14%) LDAP
10 24 (1.77%) LAN
10 24 (1.77%) WAN
11 23 (1.70%) SSL
12 22 (1.62%) HTTP
12 22 (1.62%) VPN
13 21 (1.55%) Internet
14 20 (1.47%) SMTP
15 19 (1.40%) X.400
15 19 (1.40%) X.500
16 16 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.55%) MySQL
10 16 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.88%) EDRMS
13 10 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (0.59%) Relational Database
16 7 (0.52%) NoSQL
17 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
18 4 (0.29%) EDMS
18 4 (0.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 82 (6.05%) Visual Studio
2 77 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 73 (5.38%) TeamCity
4 58 (4.28%) MSI
5 46 (3.39%) MSBuild
6 40 (2.95%) Git (software)
7 38 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (2.58%) Ant
9 26 (1.92%) Maven
9 26 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (1.47%) JIRA
11 18 (1.33%) Subversion
11 18 (1.33%) StarTeam
11 18 (1.33%) NUnit
12 16 (1.18%) MSTest
13 12 (0.88%) AdminStudio
13 12 (0.88%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.81%) WiX
14 11 (0.81%) NDepend
General
1 198 (14.60%) Finance
2 79 (5.83%) Banking
3 31 (2.29%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.14%) Publishing
5 24 (1.77%) Retail
6 22 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.47%) Legal
8 19 (1.40%) Military
9 18 (1.33%) Advertising
10 15 (1.11%) Marketing
11 13 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.96%) Front Office
12 10 (0.74%) Games
13 8 (0.59%) Law
14 3 (0.22%) Back Office
14 3 (0.22%) Electronics
14 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.074%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.074%) French Language
15 1 (0.074%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (15.04%) Developer
2 133 (9.81%) Analyst
3 131 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 112 (8.26%) Consultant
5 107 (7.89%) Administrator
6 88 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 68 (5.01%) SharePoint Developer
8 64 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
9 61 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
10 57 (4.20%) Support Analyst
11 56 (4.13%) Architect
12 54 (3.98%) Support Engineer
12 54 (3.98%) Wintel Engineer
13 47 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
14 46 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 38 (2.80%) Applications Support
16 36 (2.65%) Server Engineer
17 34 (2.51%) .NET Developer
18 31 (2.29%) Build Engineer
19 28 (2.06%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (18.36%) .NET
2 124 (9.14%) XML
3 99 (7.30%) ASP.NET
4 95 (7.01%) HTML
5 66 (4.87%) Web Services
6 61 (4.50%) WCF
7 57 (4.20%) CSS
8 47 (3.47%) jQuery
9 42 (3.10%) Application Packaging
10 41 (3.02%) .NET Framework
11 34 (2.51%) Middleware
12 22 (1.62%) JSP
12 22 (1.62%) XSLT
13 21 (1.55%) Ajax
14 18 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 18 (1.33%) WPF
15 16 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (1.11%) REST
17 13 (0.96%) Silverlight
18 11 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.49%) Clustering
2 61 (4.50%) PKI
3 60 (4.42%) Replication
4 41 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (2.88%) Open Source
6 29 (2.14%) Blackberry
7 25 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.25%) Fat Client
8 17 (1.25%) Thin Client
8 17 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 13 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 13 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.88%) NHS
11 12 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (0.88%) User Experience
12 10 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.66%) Derivative
14 8 (0.59%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 892 (65.78%) Windows
2 384 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 238 (17.55%) Linux
4 233 (17.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 211 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 151 (11.14%) Windows 7
7 105 (7.74%) UNIX
8 40 (2.95%) Windows XP
9 39 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 26 (1.92%) Windows Vista
12 23 (1.70%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.33%) Solaris
14 13 (0.96%) Windows 2000
15 10 (0.74%) SUSE
15 10 (0.74%) CentOS
16 9 (0.66%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.44%) Android
18 6 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (21.17%) ITIL
2 174 (12.83%) Migration
3 154 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (10.10%) DevOps
5 120 (8.85%) Configuration Management
6 107 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (6.49%) Change Management
8 74 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (3.98%) Project Management
10 51 (3.76%) Workflow
11 50 (3.69%) Release Management
12 49 (3.61%) High Availability
12 49 (3.61%) Incident Management
13 48 (3.54%) Service Delivery
14 46 (3.39%) TDD
14 46 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
15 41 (3.02%) E-Commerce
16 37 (2.73%) Test Scripting
17 36 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
18 34 (2.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 335 (24.71%) SQL
2 269 (19.84%) VBScript
3 227 (16.74%) C#
4 115 (8.48%) VB
5 104 (7.67%) JavaScript
6 99 (7.30%) Python
7 94 (6.93%) Perl
8 92 (6.78%) Ruby
9 87 (6.42%) Shell Script
10 55 (4.06%) Bash Shell
11 53 (3.91%) T-SQL
12 39 (2.88%) Java
13 28 (2.06%) C++
14 26 (1.92%) C
15 15 (1.11%) PHP
15 15 (1.11%) VBA
16 14 (1.03%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.59%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.59%) Korn
18 5 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 287 (21.17%) Security Cleared
2 170 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 166 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 121 (8.92%) DV Cleared
5 96 (7.08%) MCITP
6 56 (4.13%) MCSE
7 55 (4.06%) Degree
8 49 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (3.47%) VCP4
9 47 (3.47%) MCSA
10 29 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (1.92%) CCNA
12 22 (1.62%) ISTQB
12 22 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 17 (1.25%) MCTS
13 17 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (1.11%) ISEB
14 15 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.81%) MCP
16 10 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.61%) SLA
2 20 (1.47%) QA
3 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.074%) GxP
System Software
1 520 (38.35%) Active Directory
2 249 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (10.32%) Hyper-V
4 118 (8.70%) vSphere
5 99 (7.30%) XenApp
6 57 (4.20%) XenDesktop
7 52 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 48 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (3.39%) VMware ESX
10 21 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 20 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (1.25%) vCloud
13 16 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (1.11%) XenServer
15 13 (0.96%) NFS
15 13 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 10 (0.74%) UAG
17 9 (0.66%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 259 (19.10%) SCCM
2 168 (12.39%) SCOM
3 110 (8.11%) Puppet
4 76 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
5 74 (5.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 37 (2.73%) SCVMM
7 30 (2.21%) HP SIM
8 28 (2.06%) SCOrch
8 28 (2.06%) WSUS
9 26 (1.92%) SCSM
10 25 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 24 (1.77%) WMI
12 22 (1.62%) EdgeSight
13 18 (1.33%) Tivoli
14 15 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 14 (1.03%) FortiGate
16 13 (0.96%) NetBackup
17 12 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 11 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
19 10 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 611 (45.06%) Microsoft
2 420 (30.97%) VMware
3 171 (12.61%) HP
3 171 (12.61%) Citrix
4 122 (9.00%) Oracle
5 79 (5.83%) Dell
6 77 (5.68%) Cisco
7 51 (3.76%) IBM
8 50 (3.69%) McAfee
9 49 (3.61%) NetApp
10 37 (2.73%) Red Hat
10 37 (2.73%) Symantec
11 35 (2.58%) EMC
12 34 (2.51%) Lumension
13 30 (2.21%) Remedy
13 30 (2.21%) AppSense
14 29 (2.14%) CA
15 27 (1.99%) Veritas
15 27 (1.99%) BMC
16 26 (1.92%) ServiceNow
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