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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 125 103 179
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +76
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 116 151 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.78% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 5.20% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 84 24
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £183 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2918 2905 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.79% 34.34% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1495 1517
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 148 189
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +12 47 £332 -17.00% 9
Berkshire -35 28 £400 +14.28% 9
Buckinghamshire 0 19 £400 +60.00% 1
Surrey -28 7 £500 +53.84% 6
West Sussex -5 6 £290 -21.62% 1
Oxfordshire +5 5 £285 +3.63%
Kent -6 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Sussex - 2 £370 -
Home Counties - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 162 (60.90%) Windows
2 143 (53.76%) Microsoft
3 111 (41.73%) Active Directory
4 98 (36.84%) VBScript
5 90 (33.83%) Security Cleared
6 78 (29.32%) SQL
7 76 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 65 (24.44%) MS Excel
9 61 (22.93%) MS Exchange
10 57 (21.43%) VMware
11 55 (20.68%) Migration
12 54 (20.30%) ITIL
12 54 (20.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 54 (20.30%) SCCM
13 53 (19.92%) SC Cleared
13 53 (19.92%) Windows 7
14 48 (18.05%) SQL Server
14 48 (18.05%) SharePoint
15 46 (17.29%) UNIX
16 45 (16.92%) DV Cleared
17 42 (15.79%) Hyper-V
17 42 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
18 41 (15.41%) Linux
18 41 (15.41%) IIS
19 39 (14.66%) .NET
20 37 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
21 36 (13.53%) Cisco
21 36 (13.53%) Internet
22 35 (13.16%) DNS
22 35 (13.16%) Citrix

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 61 (22.93%) MS Exchange
2 48 (18.05%) SharePoint
3 41 (15.41%) IIS
4 34 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (12.03%) Lync
6 29 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (6.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (5.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (4.14%) IBM Notes
10 11 (4.14%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.88%) Documentum
13 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.13%) CloudStack
13 3 (1.13%) Apache
14 2 (0.75%) Site Server
15 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.76%) InfoPath
3 9 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Office 365
2 7 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.53%) Internet
2 35 (13.16%) DNS
3 31 (11.65%) TCP/IP
4 24 (9.02%) Firewall
5 17 (6.39%) X.400
5 17 (6.39%) X.500
6 14 (5.26%) SAN
6 14 (5.26%) HTTP
7 13 (4.89%) FTP
7 13 (4.89%) LAN
8 12 (4.51%) SMTP
9 10 (3.76%) DHCP
10 9 (3.38%) NetScaler
10 9 (3.38%) WAN
10 9 (3.38%) LDAP
11 6 (2.26%) VLAN
12 5 (1.88%) SSL
13 4 (1.50%) SSH
13 4 (1.50%) VPN
13 4 (1.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.26%) EDMS
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.75%) MySQL
5 2 (0.75%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.38%) IDOL
6 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.64%) MSI
2 14 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.89%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.50%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.13%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (1.13%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.13%) Subversion
6 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.75%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) Hudson
7 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (7.89%) Finance
2 12 (4.51%) Military
3 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.13%) Retail
5 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (14.66%) Consultant
2 20 (7.52%) Developer
3 16 (6.02%) Support Engineer
3 16 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (4.89%) Design Engineer
5 12 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (4.51%) Administrator
6 11 (4.14%) Analyst
7 10 (3.76%) SCCM Engineer
8 9 (3.38%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (3.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (3.38%) Test Specialist
9 8 (3.01%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.63%) Build Engineer
10 7 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (2.63%) Field Engineer
10 7 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.26%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.26%) DBA
11 6 (2.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.66%) .NET
2 28 (10.53%) HTML
3 26 (9.77%) ASP.NET
4 23 (8.65%) JSP
5 14 (5.26%) XML
6 12 (4.51%) CSS
7 11 (4.14%) DCOM
8 7 (2.63%) WPF
9 5 (1.88%) Application Packaging
9 5 (1.88%) WSH
10 4 (1.50%) EDI
10 4 (1.50%) Web Services
10 4 (1.50%) Middleware
11 3 (1.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 3 (1.13%) REST
11 3 (1.13%) XSLT
12 2 (0.75%) SAML
12 2 (0.75%) jQuery
12 2 (0.75%) WCF
12 2 (0.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.27%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.77%) PKI
3 13 (4.89%) Clustering
4 11 (4.14%) Replication
5 10 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.26%) Statistics
7 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.13%) Social Media
7 3 (1.13%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.75%) Open Source
8 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.75%) Blog
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.38%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 162 (60.90%) Windows
2 76 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (20.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (19.92%) Windows 7
5 46 (17.29%) UNIX
6 41 (15.41%) Linux
7 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (10.15%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.02%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.75%) Solaris
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.38%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.68%) Migration
2 54 (20.30%) ITIL
3 19 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 13 (4.89%) Configuration Management
4 13 (4.89%) Workflow
4 13 (4.89%) Service Management
5 12 (4.51%) Security Testing
5 12 (4.51%) Unit Testing
6 11 (4.14%) Test Scripting
6 11 (4.14%) Software Distribution
6 11 (4.14%) CRM
6 11 (4.14%) Validation
6 11 (4.14%) Change Management
7 10 (3.76%) Data Protection
7 10 (3.76%) Integration Testing
8 9 (3.38%) Capacity Management
8 9 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (3.01%) Project Management
9 8 (3.01%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 98 (36.84%) VBScript
2 78 (29.32%) SQL
3 33 (12.41%) JavaScript
4 32 (12.03%) VB
5 17 (6.39%) C#
6 13 (4.89%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.38%) Perl
9 7 (2.63%) Java
9 7 (2.63%) Python
10 6 (2.26%) Ruby
11 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.75%) Korn
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 90 (33.83%) Security Cleared
2 53 (19.92%) SC Cleared
3 45 (16.92%) DV Cleared
4 42 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (9.77%) MCITP
6 22 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (8.27%) ISTQB
7 20 (7.52%) MCSE
8 19 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (5.26%) MCP
10 9 (3.38%) Degree
11 6 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.50%) MCTS
13 3 (1.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.75%) CCNA
15 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.38%) VCAP
15 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (41.73%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 37 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (7.52%) XenApp
6 13 (4.89%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (4.14%) vSphere
8 10 (3.76%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.63%) vCloud
9 7 (2.63%) XenServer
10 5 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.50%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.50%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.50%) UAG
12 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.75%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 54 (20.30%) SCCM
2 30 (11.28%) SCOM
3 27 (10.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (6.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (4.51%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.51%) WMI
5 12 (4.51%) SCVMM
6 10 (3.76%) SCDPM
7 9 (3.38%) SCOrch
7 9 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.88%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.88%) SCSM
10 5 (1.88%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (1.88%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.50%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 143 (53.76%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.43%) VMware
3 36 (13.53%) Cisco
4 35 (13.16%) Citrix
5 33 (12.41%) HP
6 19 (7.14%) Oracle
7 14 (5.26%) Symantec
8 13 (4.89%) Clearswift
9 11 (4.14%) Lotus
10 10 (3.76%) Remedy
10 10 (3.76%) Lumension
11 9 (3.38%) Sophos
12 8 (3.01%) AppSense
12 8 (3.01%) McAfee
12 8 (3.01%) NetApp
12 8 (3.01%) EMC
13 5 (1.88%) IronPort
13 5 (1.88%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.88%) Red Gate
13 5 (1.88%) Nintex
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