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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.96% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -20.00%
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
82 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.20% 30.40% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £31.56 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.48% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Dell