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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 60 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.90% - 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% - 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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
358 183 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.62% 37.35% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 102 218
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.20 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £86.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 - 4 £400 -
St Albans - 1 £350 - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (30.43%) SCOM
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) NetApp
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 5 (21.74%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) SCCM
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) NAS
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
8 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
8 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) VB
8 4 (17.39%) .NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
2 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) SSH
3 2 (8.70%) FTP
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Services Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Workflow
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Web Development
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Kanban
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.35%) People Management
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) VCAP
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCOM
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 3 (13.04%) SCVMM
3 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (8.70%) SCOrch
4 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SCSM
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) NetApp
4 5 (21.74%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
5 4 (17.39%) CommVault
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
6 3 (13.04%) Tripwire
6 3 (13.04%) Splunk
7 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) Akamai
8 1 (4.35%) F5