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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.97% 8.06% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 16.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 0
Average daily rate
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£213 £384 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
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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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
151 123 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.71% 49.60% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 84 51
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.92 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.83% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £19.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.14 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix