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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.82% - 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% - 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£328 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.15%
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
162 168 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.24% 49.70% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 122 49
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Taunton - 5 £328 - 1
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (36.36%) Database Security
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
6 3 (27.27%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
1 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) Database Security
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) Veeam
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft