The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank - 28 35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.94% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 8.00% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.24 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% +15.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 75 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.36% 36.76% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 62
Average daily rate £338 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £47.00 £20.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £107.00
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 Kent

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (80.00%) VMware
1 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 15 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (65.00%) Build Automation
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) Puppet
5 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) XenApp
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Citrix
9 4 (20.00%) VBScript
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) Banking
9 4 (20.00%) Application Packaging
9 4 (20.00%) SCCM
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (20.00%) AdminStudio
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
11 2 (10.00%) vSphere
11 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (20.00%) AdminStudio
4 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.00%) MSI
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Packager
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 13 (65.00%) Build Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) BCP
5 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VBScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Reuters
4 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (10.00%) Wyse