The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 21 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.82% 0.98% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 2.74% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £294 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -18.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.66% 35.78% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 38
Average daily rate £400 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.40%
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 Guildford

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Guildford region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
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