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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.30% 2.27% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 3.98% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
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%
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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
130 176 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.94% 56.96% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 53
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 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 18 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
Leicester +11 12 - - 2
Lutterworth - - - -
PowerShell
East Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Migration
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (52.63%) Remedy
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
7 8 (42.11%) VBScript
7 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
8 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
8 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (31.58%) LDAP
9 6 (31.58%) Kerberos
9 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) PKI
9 6 (31.58%) IPsec
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (26.32%) MCSE
11 4 (21.05%) Internet
11 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
13 2 (10.53%) Citrix
13 2 (10.53%) Control-M
13 2 (10.53%) ITSM
13 2 (10.53%) VB
13 2 (10.53%) SharePoint

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LDAP
1 6 (31.58%) Kerberos
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) SCSM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM