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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.13% - 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% - 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £600 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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
228 280 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.51% 58.70% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 181 90
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 17
Average hourly rate £44.10 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016. 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
Gloucester - 7 - -
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 8 (47.06%) SCCM
4 8 (47.06%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) XenApp
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) VBScript
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) MCTS
8 4 (23.53%) MCITP
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (17.65%) Law
9 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
9 3 (17.65%) Workflow
9 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 3 (17.65%) C#

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) InfoPath
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
3 3 (17.65%) Security Auditing
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Server Building
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) VBScript
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (23.53%) MCITP
4 4 (23.53%) MCTS
5 3 (17.65%) MCAD
5 3 (17.65%) MCSD
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) XenApp
3 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Firmware
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco