The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Norfolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 22 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.66% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 1.25% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 80 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 42.68% 39.80% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 47
Average daily rate £300 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £31.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Norfolk region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
2 6 (46.15%) Becrypt
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VBScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
3 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) .NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) WatiN
1 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) VBScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Becrypt
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft