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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 30 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.98% 6.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 19.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.96% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.95% 35.14% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 13
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £173 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £339 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £12.42 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.99% -39.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
Bedfordshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Log4Net
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Log4Net
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft