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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 48 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.04% 0.94% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 2.86% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £413 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
PowerShell
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
174 210 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.21% 33.07% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 153
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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
Watford -5 2 £413 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 3 (23.08%) DHTML
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) XML

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) CruiseControl
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
2 2 (15.38%) MSTest
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) DHTML
2 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) OWASP
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
1 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Bacula
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago