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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 83 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 241 167 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.43% 1.83% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.99% 5.56% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 90 76
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £47.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £28.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £50.30 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
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
3450 3005 3074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.86% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1657 1617
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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
Hampshire -5 64 £328 -6.16% 6
Surrey +23 52 £380 -25.95% 9
Berkshire -6 37 £413 +3.12% 10
Buckinghamshire -6 30 £438 +9.37% 5
Oxfordshire -4 25 £350 +59.09% 10
West Sussex +1 21 £350 +20.68%
East Sussex -2 6 £298 -17.93% 1
Middlesex - 4 £425 -
Kent +6 3 £470 +10.58% 3
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 308 (64.84%) Windows
2 249 (52.42%) Microsoft
3 192 (40.42%) VMware
4 187 (39.37%) Active Directory
5 146 (30.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 143 (30.11%) SQL
7 127 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 111 (23.37%) .NET
9 109 (22.95%) Security Cleared
10 107 (22.53%) SQL Server
11 101 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 95 (20.00%) VBScript
12 95 (20.00%) DNS
13 83 (17.47%) ITIL
14 82 (17.26%) Hyper-V
15 80 (16.84%) SC Cleared
16 79 (16.63%) IIS
17 78 (16.42%) HP
18 75 (15.79%) C#
18 75 (15.79%) HTML
18 75 (15.79%) Migration
19 74 (15.58%) Linux
19 74 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
20 71 (14.95%) MS Excel
21 69 (14.53%) vSphere
22 67 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
22 67 (14.11%) SCCM
23 65 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
24 57 (12.00%) SCOM
25 55 (11.58%) Firewall

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (16.63%) IIS
2 50 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 39 (8.21%) MS Exchange
4 35 (7.37%) Lync
5 24 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.37%) Tomcat
7 15 (3.16%) Apache
7 15 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.89%) JBoss
11 8 (1.68%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.47%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.63%) TPMS
14 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.21%) Node.js
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.32%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.89%) Office 365
4 8 (1.68%) IaaS
5 7 (1.47%) Heroku
6 6 (1.26%) Yammer
7 5 (1.05%) PaaS
7 5 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 95 (20.00%) DNS
2 55 (11.58%) Firewall
3 45 (9.47%) DHCP
4 41 (8.63%) SAN
5 35 (7.37%) TCP/IP
6 33 (6.95%) VPN
7 23 (4.84%) LDAP
7 23 (4.84%) Internet
8 22 (4.63%) NetScaler
9 20 (4.21%) Network Security
10 16 (3.37%) Intranet
10 16 (3.37%) VLAN
11 14 (2.95%) LAN
11 14 (2.95%) WAN
12 10 (2.11%) SMTP
12 10 (2.11%) SNMP
12 10 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (1.68%) NAS
13 8 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.16%) MySQL
5 15 (3.16%) DB2
6 14 (2.95%) DB2 UDB
7 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.89%) Big Data
9 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.47%) OLTP
10 7 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.26%) SSDT
12 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 52 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 26 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 23 (4.84%) Subversion
5 17 (3.58%) Visual Studio
6 16 (3.37%) MSBuild
7 14 (2.95%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (2.11%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.89%) Ant
12 8 (1.68%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.68%) TestNG
12 8 (1.68%) Maven
12 8 (1.68%) JIRA
12 8 (1.68%) Selenium
13 6 (1.26%) MSI
13 6 (1.26%) WinDbg
13 6 (1.26%) Wise Package Studio
14 5 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 50 (10.53%) Finance
2 15 (3.16%) Banking
3 11 (2.32%) Back Office
4 9 (1.89%) Online Betting
5 6 (1.26%) Military
6 5 (1.05%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Retail
8 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (12.00%) Analyst
2 56 (11.79%) Consultant
3 46 (9.68%) Administrator
4 43 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (8.00%) Developer
6 29 (6.11%) DBA
7 26 (5.47%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.00%) SQL DBA
9 18 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (3.58%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.58%) Wintel Engineer
11 16 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (3.16%) Server Engineer
13 14 (2.95%) Active Directory Consultant
13 14 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (2.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 13 (2.74%) Security Analyst
14 13 (2.74%) SQL Server DBA
14 13 (2.74%) Architect
15 11 (2.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (23.37%) .NET
2 75 (15.79%) HTML
3 53 (11.16%) XML
4 37 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 26 (5.47%) CSS
6 23 (4.84%) SOAP
7 19 (4.00%) JSP
8 18 (3.79%) Web Services
9 14 (2.95%) HTML5
10 13 (2.74%) CSS3
11 11 (2.32%) J2EE
12 9 (1.89%) jQuery
13 8 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (1.68%) Middleware
13 8 (1.68%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.47%) XML Messaging
14 7 (1.47%) WinForms
15 6 (1.26%) Application Packaging
15 6 (1.26%) WPF
16 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.16%) Clustering
2 27 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.74%) Replication
6 13 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.53%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.11%) PKI
8 10 (2.11%) User Experience
9 7 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.63%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.63%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.63%) Statistics
10 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.42%) EPoS
11 2 (0.42%) Social Media
11 2 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 308 (64.84%) Windows
2 146 (30.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (15.58%) Linux
5 65 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (9.89%) UNIX
7 43 (9.05%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.79%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.74%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.32%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.84%) VMS
12 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.63%) Solaris
14 1 (0.21%) Android
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.47%) ITIL
2 75 (15.79%) Migration
3 51 (10.74%) Configuration Management
4 49 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (7.58%) High Availability
8 34 (7.16%) Load Balancing
9 26 (5.47%) Project Management
10 24 (5.05%) DevOps
11 22 (4.63%) Release Management
12 21 (4.42%) Change Management
12 21 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (4.00%) CRM
14 18 (3.79%) Software Deployment
15 17 (3.58%) TDD
15 17 (3.58%) Security Testing
16 16 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (3.37%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 143 (30.11%) SQL
2 95 (20.00%) VBScript
3 75 (15.79%) C#
4 45 (9.47%) VB
5 44 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 35 (7.37%) Python
7 34 (7.16%) Perl
8 30 (6.32%) T-SQL
9 25 (5.26%) C++
9 25 (5.26%) Java
10 21 (4.42%) Ruby
10 21 (4.42%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.68%) VBA
13 7 (1.47%) Go
13 7 (1.47%) C
14 6 (1.26%) C++/CLI
14 6 (1.26%) PHP
15 5 (1.05%) XAML
16 4 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 109 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 80 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 74 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (8.84%) MCITP
5 26 (5.47%) Degree
6 25 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 22 (4.63%) MCSE
7 22 (4.63%) MCSA
8 19 (4.00%) ISTQB
9 18 (3.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (3.16%) ISEB
11 12 (2.53%) CISSP
12 10 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.11%) MCTS
13 9 (1.89%) VCP4
14 4 (0.84%) CCNA
15 3 (0.63%) MCP
16 2 (0.42%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.32%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 187 (39.37%) Active Directory
2 127 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (17.26%) Hyper-V
4 69 (14.53%) vSphere
5 42 (8.84%) XenApp
6 25 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 22 (4.63%) XenDesktop
8 19 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.53%) XenServer
10 8 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.05%) NFS
11 5 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.05%) UAG
11 5 (1.05%) HDFS
12 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.63%) Docker
12 3 (0.63%) Samba
12 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.63%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 67 (14.11%) SCCM
2 57 (12.00%) SCOM
3 28 (5.89%) Puppet
4 18 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (3.58%) WSUS
6 14 (2.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 14 (2.95%) SCVMM
6 14 (2.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (2.53%) Nagios
8 11 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (2.11%) SCSM
10 9 (1.89%) OVSD
10 9 (1.89%) vMotion
11 8 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
11 8 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (1.47%) Icinga
13 6 (1.26%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.26%) HP SIM
13 6 (1.26%) OpenView
13 6 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 249 (52.42%) Microsoft
2 192 (40.42%) VMware
3 78 (16.42%) HP
4 50 (10.53%) Cisco
4 50 (10.53%) Citrix
5 21 (4.42%) Oracle
5 21 (4.42%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 16 (3.37%) Dell
8 12 (2.53%) NetApp
8 12 (2.53%) McAfee
8 12 (2.53%) F5
8 12 (2.53%) Lumension
9 11 (2.32%) EMC
10 10 (2.11%) BMC
10 10 (2.11%) 3PAR
11 9 (1.89%) Splunk
12 8 (1.68%) Perforce
12 8 (1.68%) IBM
13 7 (1.47%) Red Gate
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Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £500 per day
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Richmond, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Up to £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
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