The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicestershire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.43% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.24 £28.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +19.78%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
162 94 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.29% 43.32% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 26
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £261 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PowerShell
East Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 4 £270 - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
PowerShell
East Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) SCOM
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Altiris
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) VBScript
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (10.00%) IronPort
4 1 (10.00%) RightFax
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec