The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.75% 1.36% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% 3.23% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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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 Peterborough region.

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 37.36% 42.18% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 20
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Junior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware