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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 46 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.07% 2.40% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 5.24% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
PowerShell
South West

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
251 210 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.63% 45.85% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 103 56
Average daily rate £399 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £47.88 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 31 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Cheltenham -4 3 £415 -
Gloucester 0 1 £208 -34.12% 1
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software