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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.13% 2.70% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% 14.29% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£395 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +22.22%
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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
58 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 29.74% 18.92% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 12
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.43 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 20 November 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (81.82%) IIS
3 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) SCOM
5 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
6 11 (50.00%) DHCP
6 11 (50.00%) FTP
6 11 (50.00%) DNS
7 10 (45.45%) .NET
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
8 9 (40.91%) C#
8 9 (40.91%) VB
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) JIRA
8 9 (40.91%) Confluence
8 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (36.36%) DevOps
9 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
10 7 (31.82%) SLA
10 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
12 5 (22.73%) Database Security
12 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (22.73%) Legal

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (81.82%) IIS
2 9 (40.91%) Confluence
3 3 (13.64%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DHCP
1 11 (50.00%) FTP
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
5 5 (22.73%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (13.64%) Log4Net
7 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 4 (18.18%) Publishing
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) MSMQ
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
2 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Database Security
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
1 9 (40.91%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCOM
2 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (22.73%) SCCM
4 4 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Akamai