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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 47 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.32% 1.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 3.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£421 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +3.77%
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
207 100 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.49% 40.16% 53.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 48 69
Average daily rate £425 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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
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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 - - - - 1
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) SCCM
3 7 (38.89%) QA
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) IIS
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) MSMQ
4 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) MSI
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Remedy
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) SMS
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) VBScript
6 4 (22.22%) Publishing

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSI
2 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) MSMQ
1 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) Delphi
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Remedy
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee
4 3 (16.67%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) Altiris
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) HP