The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 75 114 173
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +59
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 240 136 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.43% 1.59% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.26% 4.65% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 76 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £46.75 £27.20 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% +31.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £27.08 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.00 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +42.85%
PowerShell
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3304 2927 2704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 34.13% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 1583 1390
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 117 188
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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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
Hampshire +37 76 £347 -5.12% 13
Surrey +38 53 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire -38 37 £400 -5.88% 13
Buckinghamshire +5 28 £350 -15.66% 2
Kent +7 12 £408 +9.39% 6
Oxfordshire -16 5 £325 +8.33%
West Sussex - 4 £450 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -
East Sussex - - - - 2
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 268 (61.89%) Windows
2 203 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 198 (45.73%) Microsoft
4 167 (38.57%) Active Directory
5 141 (32.56%) VBScript
6 125 (28.87%) SQL
7 124 (28.64%) VMware
8 111 (25.64%) DV Cleared
9 101 (23.33%) SC Cleared
10 98 (22.63%) ITIL
11 95 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 85 (19.63%) .NET
13 77 (17.78%) IIS
14 75 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 75 (17.32%) Firewall
15 70 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 66 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 64 (14.78%) SQL Server
17 64 (14.78%) Linux
17 64 (14.78%) Windows 7
18 62 (14.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 62 (14.32%) SCCM
19 61 (14.09%) MS Excel
20 58 (13.39%) Oracle
20 58 (13.39%) MS Exchange
21 57 (13.16%) XML
21 57 (13.16%) SharePoint
22 56 (12.93%) C#
23 55 (12.70%) HP
24 53 (12.24%) Migration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 77 (17.78%) IIS
2 58 (13.39%) MS Exchange
3 57 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 45 (10.39%) Lync
5 39 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (4.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (3.46%) OpenStack
9 15 (3.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.92%) Apache
15 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
16 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 61 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.62%) Office 365
2 17 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.92%) Heroku
6 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.69%) PaaS
6 3 (0.69%) IaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 75 (17.32%) Firewall
2 44 (10.16%) DNS
3 32 (7.39%) SAN
4 30 (6.93%) TCP/IP
5 28 (6.47%) Internet
6 27 (6.24%) SSL
7 23 (5.31%) X.400
7 23 (5.31%) X.500
8 21 (4.85%) FTP
9 20 (4.62%) DHCP
10 19 (4.39%) SMTP
11 18 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (3.70%) HTTP
13 14 (3.23%) Wireshark
14 12 (2.77%) VPN
15 10 (2.31%) WAN
15 10 (2.31%) LDAP
15 10 (2.31%) LAN
16 9 (2.08%) NetScaler
17 8 (1.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (3.23%) EDRMS
5 9 (2.08%) MySQL
6 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.15%) OLTP
8 2 (0.46%) EDMS
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) IDOL
9 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (6.70%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.24%) TeamCity
3 21 (4.85%) MSI
4 19 (4.39%) MSBuild
5 14 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.77%) StarTeam
7 12 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.39%) Selenium
10 4 (0.92%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.92%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
12 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.23%) Ant
13 1 (0.23%) JUnit
13 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 37 (8.55%) Finance
2 20 (4.62%) Military
3 10 (2.31%) Banking
4 8 (1.85%) Publishing
5 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.69%) Games
6 3 (0.69%) Retail
6 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (10.62%) Developer
2 44 (10.16%) Consultant
3 34 (7.85%) Analyst
4 32 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (6.47%) Administrator
6 26 (6.00%) Integration Engineer
6 26 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 23 (5.31%) Build Engineer
8 16 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 16 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 16 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (3.23%) DBA
10 12 (2.77%) Architect
10 12 (2.77%) .NET Developer
10 12 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (2.54%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (2.31%) SCCM Engineer
12 10 (2.31%) BizTalk Administrator
13 9 (2.08%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (19.63%) .NET
2 57 (13.16%) XML
3 50 (11.55%) HTML
4 37 (8.55%) ASP.NET
5 30 (6.93%) WCF
6 16 (3.70%) jQuery
7 15 (3.46%) JSP
7 15 (3.46%) .NET Framework
8 14 (3.23%) CSS
9 13 (3.00%) Web Services
10 11 (2.54%) Ajax
11 10 (2.31%) Application Packaging
12 8 (1.85%) DCOM
13 7 (1.62%) WPF
13 7 (1.62%) Silverlight
13 7 (1.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (1.62%) REST
14 6 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (1.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.93%) PKI
2 26 (6.00%) Clustering
3 21 (4.85%) Open Source
4 19 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.00%) Replication
5 13 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.15%) Statistics
9 4 (0.92%) EFT
10 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.69%) Social Media
11 2 (0.46%) EMC Centera
11 2 (0.46%) Blog
11 2 (0.46%) NHS
12 1 (0.23%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.23%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 268 (61.89%) Windows
2 95 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (14.78%) Linux
4 64 (14.78%) Windows 7
5 44 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (9.24%) UNIX
7 26 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.23%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.62%) CentOS
11 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (22.63%) ITIL
2 53 (12.24%) Migration
3 34 (7.85%) Configuration Management
4 33 (7.62%) High Availability
5 30 (6.93%) Integration Testing
5 30 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (6.24%) DevOps
7 25 (5.77%) Test Scripting
8 24 (5.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 22 (5.08%) Change Management
10 20 (4.62%) Boundary Protection
11 17 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (3.70%) MVC
12 16 (3.70%) Security Testing
13 15 (3.46%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (3.23%) Network Architecture
15 13 (3.00%) Build Automation
15 13 (3.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (32.56%) VBScript
2 125 (28.87%) SQL
3 56 (12.93%) C#
4 50 (11.55%) VB
5 36 (8.31%) JavaScript
6 22 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.46%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.77%) Ruby
10 11 (2.54%) Python
11 5 (1.15%) C
11 5 (1.15%) C++
12 4 (0.92%) PHP
13 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.69%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.46%) Java
14 2 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 203 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 111 (25.64%) DV Cleared
3 101 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 75 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (12.01%) MCITP
6 35 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (8.08%) MCSA
7 22 (5.08%) Degree
8 19 (4.39%) CCNA
9 17 (3.93%) ISTQB
10 16 (3.70%) MCSE
11 14 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.08%) MCTS
14 7 (1.62%) RHCE
14 7 (1.62%) RHCA
14 7 (1.62%) RHCSA
15 5 (1.15%) ISEB
16 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 2 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.46%) QA
2 9 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 70 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.93%) vSphere
5 24 (5.54%) Forefront TMG
6 17 (3.93%) XenApp
7 13 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.39%) XenServer
9 6 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.92%) UAG
11 4 (0.92%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.69%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.23%) Samba
13 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 62 (14.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 62 (14.32%) SCCM
2 48 (11.09%) SCOM
3 25 (5.77%) Puppet
4 20 (4.62%) SCSM
5 16 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (3.46%) WMI
7 14 (3.23%) FortiGate
8 10 (2.31%) SCOrch
9 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (1.39%) WSUS
11 5 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 4 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.69%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 198 (45.73%) Microsoft
2 124 (28.64%) VMware
3 58 (13.39%) Oracle
4 55 (12.70%) HP
5 44 (10.16%) Cisco
6 30 (6.93%) Citrix
7 23 (5.31%) McAfee
8 22 (5.08%) Lumension
9 18 (4.16%) Clearswift
10 17 (3.93%) Juniper
11 15 (3.46%) NetApp
12 14 (3.23%) Remedy
13 13 (3.00%) BMC
13 13 (3.00%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.54%) Dell
15 8 (1.85%) IBM
15 8 (1.85%) Borland
16 7 (1.62%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.62%) EMC
17 6 (1.39%) SAP
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