The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 39 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.97% 0.66% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 1.47% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 18
Average daily rate £275 £250 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -34.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.05 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.63%
PowerShell
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 136 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.68% 45.03% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 87 75
Average daily rate £375 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £38.13 £31.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.10 £34.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath - 2 £275 -
Taunton - 1 £410 - 1
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (61.90%) SQL
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (42.86%) SLA
4 9 (42.86%) Database Security
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (38.10%) High Availability
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) LAN
10 3 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
10 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 3 (14.29%) MCSE
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) Unix
10 3 (14.29%) Nessus

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) DTS
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) DBA
1 11 (52.38%) SQL DBA
2 8 (38.10%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Support
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Database Security
2 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (38.10%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 3 (14.29%) Kaspersky