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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 34 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.06% 0.75% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.51% 1.95% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
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
278 256 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.28% 38.50% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 146 136
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £17.10 £30.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £42.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Watford +10 15 £425 +41.66% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 9 £370 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £200 -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
5 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (37.78%) SCCM
7 16 (35.56%) SCOM
7 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
7 16 (35.56%) Citrix
7 16 (35.56%) Terminal Services
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (35.56%) Symantec
7 16 (35.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 14 (31.11%) .NET
8 14 (31.11%) Puppet
9 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
10 11 (24.44%) C#
11 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.22%) Python
12 9 (20.00%) Perl
12 9 (20.00%) Subversion
12 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 9 (20.00%) DevOps
13 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (17.78%) vCloud
13 8 (17.78%) VMware
13 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
14 7 (15.56%) MS Excel

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (13.33%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) LiveLink
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Agresso
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
1 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DHCP
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
1 5 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (6.67%) VLAN
3 2 (4.44%) Intranet
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.22%) MSI
5 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Applications Packager
6 1 (2.22%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) WCF
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) REST
3 4 (8.89%) XACML
3 4 (8.89%) SPML
3 4 (8.89%) OpenID
3 4 (8.89%) SAML
3 4 (8.89%) OAuth
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) PKI
3 3 (6.67%) CMDB
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 5 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) HPUX
6 1 (2.22%) SUSE
6 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) DevOps
2 7 (15.56%) Workflow
3 6 (13.33%) Change Management
3 6 (13.33%) Server Building
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.11%) Build Automation
4 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Open Source
7 2 (4.44%) Release Management
7 2 (4.44%) Information Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) CRM
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) C#
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (20.00%) Perl
4 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.33%) VB
5 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (8.89%) VB6
8 3 (6.67%) Java
9 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) VBScript
9 1 (2.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) VCAP
2 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) Terminal Services
2 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.78%) vCloud
4 6 (13.33%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) NFS
6 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) SCCM
2 16 (35.56%) SCOM
2 16 (35.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (31.11%) Puppet
4 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (8.89%) SCOrch
5 4 (8.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.22%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Citrix
2 16 (35.56%) Symantec
3 8 (17.78%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.67%) Dell
5 3 (6.67%) EMC
5 3 (6.67%) NetApp
5 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.44%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) Sun
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.22%) Intel
7 1 (2.22%) Varonis
7 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
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