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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 148 159 213
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +54
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 691 613 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.35% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 3.48% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 372 230
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 20
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £22.50 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.49 £40.00 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17842 17624 18950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.44% 38.68% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11673 11092 11570
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 549 714
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
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 11 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 11 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 11 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 +17 338 £400 - 93
South East -41 109 £363 +3.57% 25
East of England +38 83 £350 +23.89% 23
North West +13 51 £310 +24.00% 7
South West -1 41 £351 -2.63% 6
Yorkshire +14 38 £350 -8.19% 12
West Midlands -14 18 £325 -15.58% 4
East Midlands -17 10 £325 +160.00% 4
North East - 2 - - 1
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 888 (67.02%) Windows
2 587 (44.30%) Microsoft
3 519 (39.17%) Active Directory
4 392 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 339 (25.58%) SQL
6 333 (25.13%) VMware
7 303 (22.87%) SQL Server
8 284 (21.43%) SharePoint
9 278 (20.98%) .NET
10 266 (20.08%) SCCM
11 250 (18.87%) VBScript
11 250 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 234 (17.66%) ITIL
13 221 (16.68%) Finance
14 217 (16.38%) Linux
15 212 (16.00%) Migration
16 210 (15.85%) DNS
17 209 (15.77%) C#
18 207 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 206 (15.55%) Citrix
20 200 (15.09%) Windows 7
21 196 (14.79%) MS Excel
22 194 (14.64%) MS Exchange
23 183 (13.81%) IIS
24 165 (12.45%) Security Cleared
25 163 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
26 158 (11.92%) VB
27 155 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
28 148 (11.17%) SharePoint 2010
29 141 (10.64%) HP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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
1 284 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 194 (14.64%) MS Exchange
3 183 (13.81%) IIS
4 148 (11.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 108 (8.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 99 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 69 (5.21%) Lync
8 64 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 44 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 39 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
11 38 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
12 34 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 31 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
14 25 (1.89%) WebSphere
15 23 (1.74%) Tomcat
15 23 (1.74%) IBM Notes
16 21 (1.58%) WebLogic
17 20 (1.51%) Apache
18 18 (1.36%) MS Project Server
19 14 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 196 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 60 (4.53%) MS Office
3 46 (3.47%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.53%) MS Project
5 5 (0.38%) FrameMaker
5 5 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.075%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.075%) assyst
5 1 (0.075%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (3.17%) Office 365
3 35 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.45%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.23%) Jelastic
9 3 (0.23%) SaaS
10 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.15%) Route 53
10 2 (0.15%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.075%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (15.85%) DNS
2 126 (9.51%) DHCP
3 118 (8.91%) Firewall
4 116 (8.75%) SAN
5 113 (8.53%) TCP/IP
6 59 (4.45%) Internet
7 55 (4.15%) VPN
8 40 (3.02%) LAN
9 37 (2.79%) WAN
10 36 (2.72%) HTTP
10 36 (2.72%) Intranet
11 33 (2.49%) SMTP
12 32 (2.42%) LDAP
13 29 (2.19%) FTP
14 27 (2.04%) iSCSI
14 27 (2.04%) NetScaler
15 25 (1.89%) NAS
16 22 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
16 22 (1.66%) VLAN
16 22 (1.66%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 120 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (2.34%) MySQL
7 31 (2.34%) RDBMS
8 28 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 27 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (1.96%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (0.75%) MongoDB
16 9 (0.68%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 7 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 86 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 75 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (4.08%) MSI
4 42 (3.17%) TeamCity
5 33 (2.49%) MSBuild
6 31 (2.34%) Subversion
7 28 (2.11%) JIRA
7 28 (2.11%) Git (software)
8 22 (1.66%) InstallShield
9 18 (1.36%) AdminStudio
9 18 (1.36%) Selenium
10 15 (1.13%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.06%) NUnit
12 13 (0.98%) Ant
13 12 (0.91%) CruiseControl
14 11 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.68%) JUnit
15 9 (0.68%) ClearCase
15 9 (0.68%) Artifactory
16 8 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 221 (16.68%) Finance
2 123 (9.28%) Banking
3 35 (2.64%) Investment Banking
4 31 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.11%) Retail
6 21 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.21%) Publishing
8 14 (1.06%) Front Office
9 12 (0.91%) Local Government
9 12 (0.91%) Military
10 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.60%) Law
11 8 (0.60%) Legal
12 6 (0.45%) Back Office
13 5 (0.38%) Games
13 5 (0.38%) French Language
14 3 (0.23%) Marketing
14 3 (0.23%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Electronics
15 1 (0.075%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 201 (15.17%) Developer
2 124 (9.36%) Consultant
3 104 (7.85%) Analyst
4 98 (7.40%) Administrator
5 94 (7.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 90 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 61 (4.60%) Server Engineer
8 50 (3.77%) Architect
9 43 (3.25%) Support Engineer
10 36 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 35 (2.64%) SCCM Engineer
12 34 (2.57%) Wintel Engineer
13 33 (2.49%) SharePoint Administrator
13 33 (2.49%) Support Analyst
14 31 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
15 30 (2.26%) .NET Developer
16 29 (2.19%) Desktop Engineer
17 28 (2.11%) DBA
18 27 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
19 26 (1.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (20.98%) .NET
2 121 (9.13%) ASP.NET
3 91 (6.87%) HTML
4 86 (6.49%) XML
5 80 (6.04%) Web Services
6 67 (5.06%) CSS
7 55 (4.15%) jQuery
8 46 (3.47%) WCF
9 42 (3.17%) XSLT
10 34 (2.57%) Application Packaging
11 32 (2.42%) JSON
12 31 (2.34%) .NET Framework
12 31 (2.34%) JSP
13 25 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (1.74%) WPF
15 21 (1.58%) REST
15 21 (1.58%) Middleware
16 19 (1.43%) Ajax
17 16 (1.21%) Software Packaging
18 15 (1.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.25%) Clustering
2 61 (4.60%) Blackberry
3 46 (3.47%) Replication
4 36 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (1.66%) PKI
7 19 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 19 (1.43%) Open Source
8 18 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 10 (0.75%) Taxonomies
10 9 (0.68%) Firmware
10 9 (0.68%) CLARiiON
10 9 (0.68%) EqualLogic
11 8 (0.60%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.60%) Thin Client
11 8 (0.60%) NHS
12 7 (0.53%) Statistics
13 6 (0.45%) Wiki
14 5 (0.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 888 (67.02%) Windows
2 392 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 250 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 217 (16.38%) Linux
5 200 (15.09%) Windows 7
6 155 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 137 (10.34%) UNIX
8 61 (4.60%) Windows XP
9 58 (4.38%) Windows 8
10 35 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (2.26%) Solaris
12 13 (0.98%) Windows 2000
12 13 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.53%) NetWare
15 7 (0.53%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.38%) Android
17 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (17.66%) ITIL
2 212 (16.00%) Migration
3 82 (6.19%) DevOps
4 75 (5.66%) Change Management
5 69 (5.21%) Workflow
6 62 (4.68%) Release Management
7 57 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 52 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 52 (3.92%) MVC
10 50 (3.77%) Project Management
11 47 (3.55%) Capacity Management
12 41 (3.09%) Service Delivery
13 39 (2.94%) Service Management
14 38 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 38 (2.87%) Unit Testing
14 38 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
15 36 (2.72%) Incident Management
16 35 (2.64%) Change Control
17 34 (2.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 339 (25.58%) SQL
2 250 (18.87%) VBScript
3 209 (15.77%) C#
4 158 (11.92%) VB
5 116 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 115 (8.68%) Perl
7 80 (6.04%) Shell Script
8 70 (5.28%) Java
9 52 (3.92%) Python
10 46 (3.47%) C
11 42 (3.17%) Ruby
12 38 (2.87%) Bash Shell
13 37 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.66%) PHP
15 14 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.06%) VBA
16 13 (0.98%) C++
17 7 (0.53%) VB6
18 6 (0.45%) Korn
19 5 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 165 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 163 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 113 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 92 (6.94%) MCSE
5 67 (5.06%) MCITP
6 63 (4.75%) Degree
7 51 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 43 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (2.94%) MCP
10 29 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (1.96%) MCTS
12 24 (1.81%) CCNA
13 19 (1.43%) ISTQB
14 18 (1.36%) MCSA
15 14 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.98%) CCA
17 9 (0.68%) CCEA
17 9 (0.68%) VCP5
18 8 (0.60%) Sun Certification
19 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.55%) QA
2 33 (2.49%) SLA
3 20 (1.51%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
System Software
1 519 (39.17%) Active Directory
2 207 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 91 (6.87%) XenApp
5 80 (6.04%) vSphere
6 74 (5.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 73 (5.51%) VMware ESX
8 59 (4.45%) XenDesktop
9 37 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (2.26%) vCloud
11 29 (2.19%) XenServer
11 29 (2.19%) ISA Server
12 21 (1.58%) NFS
13 17 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
14 16 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
15 14 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
16 12 (0.91%) VMware Server
17 11 (0.83%) Terminal Services
18 10 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 9 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 266 (20.08%) SCCM
2 119 (8.98%) SCOM
3 54 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (3.55%) Puppet
5 40 (3.02%) WSUS
6 33 (2.49%) SCVMM
7 27 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 26 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 23 (1.74%) Backup Exec
9 23 (1.74%) WMI
10 21 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 21 (1.58%) SCOrch
10 21 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 20 (1.51%) HP SIM
12 19 (1.43%) NetBackup
13 17 (1.28%) AppDNA
14 15 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 15 (1.13%) BladeLogic
15 14 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
15 14 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 587 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 333 (25.13%) VMware
3 206 (15.55%) Citrix
4 141 (10.64%) HP
5 122 (9.21%) Oracle
6 89 (6.72%) Cisco
7 69 (5.21%) Symantec
8 63 (4.75%) EMC
9 44 (3.32%) IBM
10 40 (3.02%) NetApp
11 37 (2.79%) Remedy
12 36 (2.72%) AppSense
13 34 (2.57%) McAfee
13 34 (2.57%) Sophos
14 30 (2.26%) F5
15 24 (1.81%) Altiris
15 24 (1.81%) Lotus
16 23 (1.74%) Red Hat
16 23 (1.74%) Websense
17 22 (1.66%) BMC
Luton, Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £529 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £ on application
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Some Travel Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cititec
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Steria
Rate: Up to £19 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £320 - £321 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago