The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 37 42 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.05% 1.82% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 3.08% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £350 £314 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -21.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
160 195 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.03% 59.09% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 112 238
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.20 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
South West

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

PowerShell
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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -10 2 £425 +35.35% 1
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Database Security
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Acronis
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) 3Com
5 2 (25.00%) NetBackup

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
1 2 (25.00%) PVCS
2 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Acronis
3 2 (25.00%) 3Com
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Trustwave