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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 51 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 1.77% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.47 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-30.70% +15.96%
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
223 282 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.23% 36.67% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 155 164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 £275 -29.03%
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 £475 -
St Albans - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) SCCM
5 9 (56.25%) SCOM
6 8 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) DHCP
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) Terminal Services
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (50.00%) Symantec
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (25.00%) Puppet
8 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
8 4 (25.00%) UNIX
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) Change Management
9 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (18.75%) CMDB
10 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) FreeBSD
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 8 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
1 9 (56.25%) SCOM
2 8 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
6 1 (6.25%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) NetIQ
5 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Akamai
5 1 (6.25%) Varonis
5 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics