The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 48 50 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% 2.34% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 5.98% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
220 251 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.45% 39.22% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 140 247
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £10.74 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
Watford - 8 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) SCOM
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) SCCM
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
7 9 (37.50%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) DHCP
8 8 (33.33%) Symantec
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
9 7 (29.17%) Citrix
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (25.00%) Terminal Services
11 5 (20.83%) Dell
11 5 (20.83%) SSH
11 5 (20.83%) Puppet
12 4 (16.67%) PKI
12 4 (16.67%) Migration
12 4 (16.67%) IIS
12 4 (16.67%) Linux
12 4 (16.67%) Perl
13 3 (12.50%) Python
13 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 3 (12.50%) McAfee
13 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 3 (12.50%) Tripwire

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DHCP
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) SSH
3 2 (8.33%) FTP
3 2 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Junos
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Server Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Server Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) FreeBSD
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow Management
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Kanban
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) VMFS
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCOM
2 11 (45.83%) SCCM
3 8 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (20.83%) Puppet
5 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
5 3 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (12.50%) SCSM
5 3 (12.50%) SCVMM
5 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Symantec
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) Splunk
5 3 (12.50%) Tripwire
5 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Akamai
6 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp