The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 30 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.09% 7.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £413 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.05 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.63%
PowerShell
Bedfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 33.88% 27.11% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 19
Average daily rate £370 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.68 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Luton

PowerShell
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus