The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 46 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.61% 1.24% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 5.13% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£513 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +0.81%
PowerShell
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
163 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.13% 24.22% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 53 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +115.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 2 £325 -18.75%
PowerShell
East Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) BMC
4 2 (28.57%) Control-M
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Control-M
1 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) hybris
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco