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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 39 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.03% 1.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 3.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.47% -30.92%
PowerShell
South East

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
108 113 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.11% 38.05% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 72 41
Average daily rate £275 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -66.15%
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 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
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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
Dartford - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Nintex
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