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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 25 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.88% 1.72% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 3.77% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£104 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.00% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -4.27%
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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
33 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.74% 45.69% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 10
Average daily rate £375 £308 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -20.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
4 2 (28.57%) Mapinfo

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) CAD
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Mapinfo
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) Wyse