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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.65% 1.49% 6.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 6.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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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
37 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.03% 22.89% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +230.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) IIS
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) SCOM
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Akamai
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) PaaS
6 3 (25.00%) Legal
7 2 (16.67%) Database Security
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) FTP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Web Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCOM
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Akamai
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian