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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 34 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.67% 2.41% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 5.19% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -0.89%
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
118 135 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.60% 46.39% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 69 41
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £16.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015. 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
Leicester - - - - 3
PowerShell
East Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Migration
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) VBScript
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) Remedy
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) Software Distribution
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (7.69%) Office 365
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (7.69%) TDD
10 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Software Distribution
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Novell
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
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