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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 22 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.08% 4.60% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 16.67% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% -14.28%
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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
57 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.89% 27.59% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 22
Average daily rate £425 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) IIS
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) C#
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 10 (55.56%) VB
5 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 10 (55.56%) JIRA
5 10 (55.56%) Confluence
5 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (33.33%) DHCP
9 6 (33.33%) DevOps
9 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
10 5 (27.78%) SCOM
10 5 (27.78%) FinalBuilder
10 5 (27.78%) FTP
10 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (22.22%) Log4Net
11 4 (22.22%) MSMQ

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (83.33%) IIS
2 10 (55.56%) Confluence
3 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) DMZ
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 5 (27.78%) FinalBuilder
6 4 (22.22%) Log4Net
7 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) MSMQ
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) XSD
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
3 4 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Akamai
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware