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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 81 114 186
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +72
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 214 128 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.19% 1.51% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.72% 4.30% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 76 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £408 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £46.75 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.03% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £23.85 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £44.00 £33.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +22.22%
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
3185 2980 2935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.57% 35.17% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1637 1461
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 113 166
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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
(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
Hampshire +43 74 £349 -20.22% 11
Surrey +36 53 £450 +28.57% 8
Berkshire -38 36 £350 -15.66% 14
Buckinghamshire -4 25 £400 -3.61% 4
Oxfordshire -22 5 £325 -
West Sussex -3 4 £450 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £350 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -
Kent - - - - 4
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 227 (60.53%) Windows
2 177 (47.20%) Microsoft
3 160 (42.67%) Security Cleared
4 150 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 129 (34.40%) VBScript
6 112 (29.87%) SQL
7 88 (23.47%) VMware
7 88 (23.47%) DV Cleared
8 82 (21.87%) ITIL
9 81 (21.60%) .NET
10 79 (21.07%) IIS
11 77 (20.53%) SC Cleared
12 75 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 72 (19.20%) SQL Server
14 68 (18.13%) Firewall
15 64 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 58 (15.47%) SharePoint
16 58 (15.47%) Migration
17 55 (14.67%) MS Exchange
18 54 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
19 51 (13.60%) MS Excel
19 51 (13.60%) XML
20 50 (13.33%) C#
21 48 (12.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 46 (12.27%) Oracle
22 46 (12.27%) SCCM
22 46 (12.27%) Windows 7
23 45 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (12.00%) HTML
23 45 (12.00%) HP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 79 (21.07%) IIS
2 58 (15.47%) SharePoint
3 55 (14.67%) MS Exchange
4 37 (9.87%) Lync
5 34 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (4.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (1.07%) Apache
16 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
18 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
18 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
18 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.40%) MS Office
3 8 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.60%) Office 365
2 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (18.13%) Firewall
2 42 (11.20%) DNS
3 35 (9.33%) Internet
4 33 (8.80%) TCP/IP
5 32 (8.53%) SAN
6 26 (6.93%) SSL
7 21 (5.60%) FTP
8 20 (5.33%) X.400
8 20 (5.33%) X.500
9 16 (4.27%) HTTP
10 15 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (4.00%) SMTP
11 13 (3.47%) LDAP
11 13 (3.47%) DHCP
12 11 (2.93%) Wireshark
12 11 (2.93%) VPN
13 9 (2.40%) NetScaler
14 8 (2.13%) WAN
14 8 (2.13%) LAN
14 8 (2.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (3.73%) EDRMS
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.33%) MySQL
7 5 (1.33%) OLTP
8 3 (0.80%) EDMS
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.27%) IDOL
10 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (8.27%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.33%) TeamCity
3 17 (4.53%) MSBuild
4 15 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (4.00%) MSI
5 6 (1.60%) StarTeam
5 6 (1.60%) Selenium
5 6 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.07%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.27%) Gradle
9 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.27%) Maven
9 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 35 (9.33%) Finance
2 17 (4.53%) Military
3 8 (2.13%) Publishing
4 6 (1.60%) Banking
5 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.80%) Retail
7 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (12.00%) Consultant
2 42 (11.20%) Developer
3 30 (8.00%) Analyst
3 30 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (7.73%) Administrator
5 21 (5.60%) Build Engineer
6 20 (5.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 18 (4.80%) SharePoint Developer
8 17 (4.53%) Integration Engineer
9 16 (4.27%) Support Engineer
10 15 (4.00%) DBA
11 14 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (3.73%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.73%) SCCM Engineer
12 12 (3.20%) Architect
12 12 (3.20%) .NET Developer
13 11 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
14 10 (2.67%) SQL Server DBA
14 10 (2.67%) SQL DBA
14 10 (2.67%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (21.60%) .NET
2 51 (13.60%) XML
3 45 (12.00%) HTML
4 33 (8.80%) ASP.NET
5 29 (7.73%) WCF
6 16 (4.27%) CSS
7 15 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 15 (4.00%) jQuery
8 13 (3.47%) JSP
8 13 (3.47%) DCOM
9 11 (2.93%) Web Services
10 9 (2.40%) Ajax
11 7 (1.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (1.87%) REST
11 7 (1.87%) WPF
11 7 (1.87%) Silverlight
12 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.33%) WSH
14 4 (1.07%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.20%) PKI
2 23 (6.13%) Clustering
3 21 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.20%) Replication
4 12 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.93%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.67%) Open Source
7 5 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.33%) Statistics
7 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.80%) Social Media
9 3 (0.80%) EFT
10 2 (0.53%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.53%) Blog
11 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 227 (60.53%) Windows
2 75 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (12.27%) Windows 7
5 42 (11.20%) Linux
6 36 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (8.80%) UNIX
8 16 (4.27%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (3.20%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.87%) CentOS
11 4 (1.07%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.87%) ITIL
2 58 (15.47%) Migration
3 26 (6.93%) High Availability
4 25 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 24 (6.40%) Test Scripting
6 23 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (5.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 21 (5.60%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.53%) Change Management
9 16 (4.27%) MVC
9 16 (4.27%) DevOps
10 15 (4.00%) Security Testing
10 15 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (2.93%) Network Architecture
14 11 (2.93%) Release Management
14 11 (2.93%) Validation
14 11 (2.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 129 (34.40%) VBScript
2 112 (29.87%) SQL
3 50 (13.33%) C#
4 35 (9.33%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.07%) VB
6 26 (6.93%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.20%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.07%) PHP
8 4 (1.07%) C++
9 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.80%) C
9 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.53%) Python
10 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.53%) Perl
10 2 (0.53%) Java
10 2 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 160 (42.67%) Security Cleared
2 88 (23.47%) DV Cleared
3 77 (20.53%) SC Cleared
4 64 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (11.20%) MCITP
6 29 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (7.20%) MCSA
8 19 (5.07%) Degree
9 16 (4.27%) ISTQB
10 14 (3.73%) MCSE
11 13 (3.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 13 (3.47%) CCNA
12 9 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.87%) MCTS
14 3 (0.80%) ISEB
15 2 (0.53%) CCNP
15 2 (0.53%) RHCE
15 2 (0.53%) RHCA
15 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.53%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.27%) QA
2 8 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 150 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 45 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.20%) vSphere
4 24 (6.40%) Forefront TMG
5 23 (6.13%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.47%) XenApp
7 7 (1.87%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.60%) XenServer
9 5 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.07%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.07%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.80%) UAG
11 3 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.53%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.27%) Snort
13 1 (0.27%) Samba
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (12.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 46 (12.27%) SCCM
3 41 (10.93%) SCOM
4 17 (4.53%) WMI
5 14 (3.73%) SCSM
6 11 (2.93%) FortiGate
7 10 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (2.13%) SCOrch
8 8 (2.13%) Puppet
9 6 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.07%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (1.07%) WSUS
11 4 (1.07%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 3 (0.80%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 177 (47.20%) Microsoft
2 88 (23.47%) VMware
3 46 (12.27%) Oracle
4 45 (12.00%) HP
5 42 (11.20%) Cisco
6 22 (5.87%) Citrix
7 19 (5.07%) Lumension
7 19 (5.07%) McAfee
8 17 (4.53%) Clearswift
9 14 (3.73%) NetApp
9 14 (3.73%) Juniper
10 13 (3.47%) Remedy
11 12 (3.20%) BMC
12 10 (2.67%) EMC
13 7 (1.87%) IBM
13 7 (1.87%) Dell
13 7 (1.87%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.60%) Symantec
14 6 (1.60%) CA
14 6 (1.60%) SAP
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Synergize Consulting
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Harris Global
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40 - £53.33 per hour
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LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
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LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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