The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Somerset 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 37 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 17 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.00% - 5.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.14% - 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 5
Average daily rate £388 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 91 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.94% 44.39% 53.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 47 51
Average daily rate £330 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £323 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
South West

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 15 £388 -
Bath - - - -
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (96.67%) SharePoint
2 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
3 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
5 20 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
6 19 (63.33%) Incident Management
6 19 (63.33%) SharePoint Server
7 17 (56.67%) Migration
7 17 (56.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (53.33%) IIS
9 14 (46.67%) ISA Server
10 13 (43.33%) Firewall
10 13 (43.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 11 (36.67%) Publishing
12 10 (33.33%) .NET
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (33.33%) C#
12 10 (33.33%) CSS
12 10 (33.33%) jQuery
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
14 8 (26.67%) XSLT
15 7 (23.33%) MS Office
15 7 (23.33%) Workflow
15 7 (23.33%) Information Management
16 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (96.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (63.33%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (56.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (53.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Administrator
1 19 (63.33%) SharePoint Administrator
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (3.33%) Consultant
3 1 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
1 10 (33.33%) CSS
1 10 (33.33%) jQuery
2 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (26.67%) XSLT
4 3 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) XHTML
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Incident Management
2 17 (56.67%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) Workflow
3 7 (23.33%) Information Management
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Barracuda Networks