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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.37% 0.57% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 1.92% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.82%
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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
70 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.18% 29.89% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 23
Average daily rate £338 £295 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) PKI
2 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
2 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
2 8 (53.33%) FortiGate
2 8 (53.33%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Games
5 3 (20.00%) PaaS
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
1 3 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
1 8 (53.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (20.00%) Game Development
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Release Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) MCDBA
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
1 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Juniper
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft