The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Luton 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 28 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.99% 4.82% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.38% 19.28% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 12
Average daily rate £400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) Confluence
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (37.50%) CMDB
5 3 (37.50%) Log4Net
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Artifactory
6 2 (25.00%) FinalBuilder
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 3 (37.50%) Log4Net
2 3 (37.50%) Artifactory
3 2 (25.00%) FinalBuilder
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Akamai
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco