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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 33 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.46% 1.79% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.48% 4.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £373 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +91.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £28.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+50.86% +32.18%
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
108 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.89% 38.93% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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
Dartford - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) NHS
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (10.00%) Lync
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £485 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago