The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 45 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.28% 0.90% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 2.41% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£328 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -9.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 83 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.92% 37.22% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 42 106
Average daily rate £375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.60 £39.00
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 Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Gloucestershire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) IIS
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
6 4 (25.00%) VBScript
6 4 (25.00%) McAfee
6 4 (25.00%) Sophos
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (18.75%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
1 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) Delphi
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee
3 4 (25.00%) Sophos
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Altiris
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Trustwave