The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 113 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 146 102 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 1.22% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 3.83% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 52
Average daily rate £355 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 2
Average hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -32.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £22.50 £41.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £34.65 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3102 2664 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.03% 31.83% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1328 1593
Average daily rate £335 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 213 204
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
England

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 18 April 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
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 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
Hampshire +34 51 £350 - 13
Berkshire -5 40 £431 +25.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -12 23 £426 +15.00% 2
Surrey -17 13 £355 +9.23% 6
West Sussex +5 7 £300 -
Kent +9 6 £413 - 3
Oxfordshire - 6 £225 - 1
Middlesex -4 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 167 (64.98%) Windows
2 146 (56.81%) Microsoft
3 111 (43.19%) Active Directory
4 87 (33.85%) SQL
5 80 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (26.46%) MS Excel
7 66 (25.68%) VMware
8 59 (22.96%) ITIL
8 59 (22.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (22.96%) Security Cleared
9 56 (21.79%) SQL Server
10 55 (21.40%) MS Exchange
11 52 (20.23%) SharePoint
11 52 (20.23%) .NET
12 51 (19.84%) Windows 7
13 47 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (18.29%) Citrix
14 46 (17.90%) SCCM
15 40 (15.56%) SC Cleared
16 39 (15.18%) SCOM
17 38 (14.79%) Hyper-V
17 38 (14.79%) Lync
17 38 (14.79%) C#
18 37 (14.40%) Blackberry
19 36 (14.01%) IIS
20 35 (13.62%) Linux
21 34 (13.23%) VBScript
21 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
21 34 (13.23%) Migration
21 34 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2010

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (21.40%) MS Exchange
2 52 (20.23%) SharePoint
3 38 (14.79%) Lync
4 36 (14.01%) IIS
5 34 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (9.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (4.28%) IBM Notes
11 11 (4.28%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (3.11%) MS Project Server
13 7 (2.72%) CloudStack
14 6 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (1.95%) Apache
16 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 68 (26.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.00%) MS Office
3 6 (2.33%) MS Project
4 5 (1.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.61%) Office 365
2 7 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.17%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.84%) DNS
2 31 (12.06%) Internet
3 19 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.00%) HTTP
5 13 (5.06%) Firewall
6 12 (4.67%) SAN
7 11 (4.28%) SMTP
7 11 (4.28%) LAN
8 10 (3.89%) LDAP
8 10 (3.89%) DHCP
9 9 (3.50%) FTP
9 9 (3.50%) VPN
9 9 (3.50%) X.400
9 9 (3.50%) X.500
10 8 (3.11%) VLAN
11 7 (2.72%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.72%) WAN
12 6 (2.33%) SSL
13 5 (1.95%) PBX
14 4 (1.56%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.72%) MS Access
5 3 (1.17%) MySQL
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.39%) IDOL
7 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 16 (6.23%) Visual Studio
1 16 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.95%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.56%) MSI
3 4 (1.56%) Subversion
3 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.17%) Hudson
4 3 (1.17%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.17%) Selenium
4 3 (1.17%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.78%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.39%) MSTest
6 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 13 (5.06%) Games
1 13 (5.06%) Finance
2 9 (3.50%) Military
3 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (14.79%) Consultant
2 37 (14.40%) Support Engineer
3 34 (13.23%) Developer
4 17 (6.61%) Analyst
5 14 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.28%) Citrix Engineer
9 10 (3.89%) Desktop Support
9 10 (3.89%) SharePoint Developer
10 9 (3.50%) Citrix Support
10 9 (3.50%) Architect
10 9 (3.50%) Citrix Consultant
11 8 (3.11%) Server Engineer
11 8 (3.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.11%) Build Engineer
11 8 (3.11%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (2.72%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.23%) .NET
2 24 (9.34%) HTML
3 23 (8.95%) XML
4 17 (6.61%) ASP.NET
5 16 (6.23%) CSS
6 12 (4.67%) JSP
7 6 (2.33%) Web Services
7 6 (2.33%) WPF
8 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.95%) SAML
9 4 (1.56%) REST
10 3 (1.17%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.17%) WCF
10 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (1.17%) JSON
11 2 (0.78%) Middleware
11 2 (0.78%) EDI
11 2 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.45%) Clustering
3 13 (5.06%) Replication
4 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.33%) PKI
6 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.17%) Blog
7 3 (1.17%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.78%) Social Media
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.39%) FMCG
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Open Source
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 167 (64.98%) Windows
2 80 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (22.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (19.84%) Windows 7
5 35 (13.62%) Linux
6 32 (12.45%) UNIX
7 26 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (9.34%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.50%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.56%) Solaris
12 2 (0.78%) HPUX
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.39%) CentOS
13 1 (0.39%) Android
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.96%) ITIL
2 34 (13.23%) Migration
3 17 (6.61%) CRM
3 17 (6.61%) Service Management
4 13 (5.06%) Service Delivery
4 13 (5.06%) Workflow
5 12 (4.67%) Project Management
5 12 (4.67%) Software Distribution
6 11 (4.28%) Change Management
7 10 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (3.89%) Data Protection
7 10 (3.89%) Unit Testing
8 9 (3.50%) ITIL V3
9 8 (3.11%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.11%) Network Load Balancing
9 8 (3.11%) Change Control
10 7 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (2.72%) Integration Testing
10 7 (2.72%) Test Scripting
10 7 (2.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.85%) SQL
2 38 (14.79%) C#
3 34 (13.23%) VBScript
4 22 (8.56%) VB
5 20 (7.78%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.00%) Perl
7 16 (6.23%) C++
8 9 (3.50%) Java
9 7 (2.72%) Python
10 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.33%) Ruby
10 6 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.78%) Korn
13 1 (0.39%) LotusScript
13 1 (0.39%) VBA
13 1 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (22.96%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (8.56%) MCSE
5 20 (7.78%) DV Cleared
6 15 (5.84%) MCP
7 7 (2.72%) MCITP
8 6 (2.33%) MCTS
8 6 (2.33%) Degree
9 5 (1.95%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.56%) MCSD
11 3 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.78%) MCSA
13 1 (0.39%) VCAP
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.23%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 111 (43.19%) Active Directory
2 47 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (14.79%) Hyper-V
4 28 (10.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (9.34%) XenApp
6 23 (8.95%) vSphere
7 21 (8.17%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.28%) XenServer
9 10 (3.89%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (2.72%) vCloud
11 6 (2.33%) UAG
12 4 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.56%) Shibboleth
13 3 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.17%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.78%) Samba
14 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (17.90%) SCCM
2 39 (15.18%) SCOM
3 15 (5.84%) NetBackup
4 14 (5.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (5.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (4.67%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.67%) WSUS
5 12 (4.67%) SCVMM
5 12 (4.67%) SCOrch
6 10 (3.89%) SCDPM
7 9 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.95%) AppDNA
9 5 (1.95%) SCSM
10 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.56%) WMI
10 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.17%) MIIS
11 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 146 (56.81%) Microsoft
2 66 (25.68%) VMware
3 47 (18.29%) Citrix
4 20 (7.78%) HP
5 19 (7.39%) AppSense
6 18 (7.00%) Symantec
7 17 (6.61%) Lumension
8 16 (6.23%) Cisco
9 13 (5.06%) Remedy
9 13 (5.06%) NetApp
9 13 (5.06%) Oracle
10 11 (4.28%) MobileIron
10 11 (4.28%) Lotus
11 10 (3.89%) McAfee
12 9 (3.50%) Sophos
12 9 (3.50%) Apple
13 8 (3.11%) Clearswift
14 5 (1.95%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.56%) CA
15 4 (1.56%) Google
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £260 - £300 per day + expenses etc.
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago