The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.59% - 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.73% 25.77% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 28
Average daily rate £350 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £403 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Middlesex region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (80.00%) Hudson
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMS
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FCoE
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) VMware