The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.71% 0.72% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 2.13% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £114 £250 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.40% -15.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
PowerShell
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
147 94 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 50.34% 33.94% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 69
Average daily rate £293 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 16
Average hourly rate £40.25 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Kegworth - 3 £114 -
Leicester -6 1 - - 2
Hinckley - 1 £188 -
PowerShell
East Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
1 13 (92.86%) HP
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) IIS
3 8 (57.14%) Dell
3 8 (57.14%) SCCM
3 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 7 (50.00%) Retail
4 7 (50.00%) Altiris
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (50.00%) EMC
4 7 (50.00%) SAN

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) IIS
3 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (35.71%) IBM Notes
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Support
4 4 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
1 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) E-Disclosure
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) HP
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Dell
3 7 (50.00%) Altiris
3 7 (50.00%) EMC
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Nuix
5 1 (7.14%) Sun