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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 130 184
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +54
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 183 125 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.97% 1.43% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 4.03% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 32
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £159 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £24.00 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.50 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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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
3036 3105 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.72% 35.55% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1666 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 130 168
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +29 67 £364 -11.65% 10
Berkshire -4 44 £400 +14.28% 11
Surrey +4 26 £513 +54.13% 11
Buckinghamshire +5 24 £400 +158.06% 2
East Sussex - 9 £356 -
West Sussex +5 6 £290 -27.50% 1
Oxfordshire -3 5 £220 -37.14% 2
Kent -4 3 £425 +183.33% 4
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (54.36%) Windows
2 146 (48.99%) Microsoft
3 121 (40.60%) VBScript
4 113 (37.92%) Active Directory
5 101 (33.89%) Security Cleared
6 82 (27.52%) SQL
7 69 (23.15%) .NET
8 65 (21.81%) IIS
9 59 (19.80%) VMware
10 58 (19.46%) SQL Server
11 57 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (18.46%) MS Excel
13 54 (18.12%) DV Cleared
14 50 (16.78%) MS Exchange
14 50 (16.78%) Migration
15 49 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (16.11%) SC Cleared
17 44 (14.77%) ITIL
18 43 (14.43%) SharePoint
19 42 (14.09%) UNIX
19 42 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 39 (13.09%) Firewall
21 38 (12.75%) JavaScript
22 37 (12.42%) HTML
22 37 (12.42%) Linux
22 37 (12.42%) HP
23 36 (12.08%) Cisco
23 36 (12.08%) SCCM
24 34 (11.41%) MCITP
25 33 (11.07%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (21.81%) IIS
2 50 (16.78%) MS Exchange
3 43 (14.43%) SharePoint
4 30 (10.07%) Lync
5 28 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (5.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (2.01%) Apache
13 5 (1.68%) Documentum
14 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.67%) Site Server
15 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
16 1 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 55 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.69%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.69%) Office 365
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.09%) Firewall
2 32 (10.74%) DNS
2 32 (10.74%) Internet
3 30 (10.07%) TCP/IP
4 28 (9.40%) SAN
5 23 (7.72%) X.400
5 23 (7.72%) X.500
6 16 (5.37%) SSL
6 16 (5.37%) FTP
7 15 (5.03%) SMTP
8 13 (4.36%) HTTP
9 12 (4.03%) LDAP
10 9 (3.02%) NetScaler
10 9 (3.02%) DHCP
11 8 (2.68%) DMZ
12 7 (2.35%) Intranet
12 7 (2.35%) VPN
13 6 (2.01%) WAN
13 6 (2.01%) LAN
14 5 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.35%) EDRMS
6 6 (2.01%) EDMS
7 5 (1.68%) MySQL
8 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.67%) OLTP
9 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) IDOL
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (6.04%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.70%) TeamCity
3 17 (5.70%) MSBuild
4 14 (4.70%) MSI
5 6 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.01%) Selenium
6 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.34%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.01%) Subversion
8 3 (1.01%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.67%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.34%) Maven
10 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.34%) Gradle
10 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.34%) Ant
10 1 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 26 (8.72%) Finance
2 17 (5.70%) Military
3 6 (2.01%) Banking
4 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.34%) Retail
6 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (15.44%) Consultant
2 28 (9.40%) Developer
3 24 (8.05%) Administrator
4 16 (5.37%) Analyst
5 14 (4.70%) Support Engineer
6 11 (3.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 11 (3.69%) Architect
6 11 (3.69%) Design Engineer
6 11 (3.69%) Integration Engineer
7 10 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (3.36%) .NET Developer
7 10 (3.36%) DBA
7 10 (3.36%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (3.02%) Test Specialist
9 8 (2.68%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (2.68%) Build Engineer
10 7 (2.35%) SharePoint Consultant
10 7 (2.35%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.35%) Field Engineer
11 6 (2.01%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (23.15%) .NET
2 37 (12.42%) HTML
3 33 (11.07%) ASP.NET
4 27 (9.06%) XML
5 19 (6.38%) JSP
6 18 (6.04%) WCF
7 11 (3.69%) DCOM
8 10 (3.36%) CSS
9 9 (3.02%) WPF
10 8 (2.68%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.35%) jQuery
11 7 (2.35%) Application Packaging
11 7 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (2.01%) Web Services
12 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.68%) WSH
14 4 (1.34%) REST
14 4 (1.34%) Silverlight
15 3 (1.01%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.72%) PKI
2 20 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.03%) Clustering
4 10 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.02%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.68%) Replication
7 6 (2.01%) Open Source
7 6 (2.01%) Statistics
8 5 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.01%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.67%) Social Media
10 2 (0.67%) Blog
11 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) iPhone
11 1 (0.34%) iPad
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 162 (54.36%) Windows
2 57 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (14.09%) UNIX
3 42 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (12.42%) Linux
5 33 (11.07%) Windows 7
6 25 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.70%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.69%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.68%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.67%) Solaris
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.78%) Migration
2 44 (14.77%) ITIL
3 21 (7.05%) Configuration Management
3 21 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.71%) Integration Testing
5 16 (5.37%) Test Scripting
6 15 (5.03%) Capacity Management
6 15 (5.03%) MVC
7 14 (4.70%) Validation
7 14 (4.70%) DevOps
7 14 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (4.36%) Unit Testing
8 13 (4.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (4.03%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.03%) High Availability
9 12 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.03%) Security Testing
10 11 (3.69%) Workflow
11 10 (3.36%) Incident Management
12 9 (3.02%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 121 (40.60%) VBScript
2 82 (27.52%) SQL
3 38 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 30 (10.07%) VB
5 28 (9.40%) C#
6 17 (5.70%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.68%) Java
8 7 (2.35%) Perl
9 4 (1.34%) PHP
9 4 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.01%) Ruby
10 3 (1.01%) Python
10 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 101 (33.89%) Security Cleared
2 54 (18.12%) DV Cleared
3 49 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (16.11%) SC Cleared
5 34 (11.41%) MCITP
6 23 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (7.38%) ISTQB
8 19 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (6.04%) Degree
10 14 (4.70%) MCSE
11 10 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.02%) MCSA
13 5 (1.68%) MCTS
13 5 (1.68%) MCP
14 3 (1.01%) ISEB
14 3 (1.01%) CCNA
15 2 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
16 1 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
16 1 (0.34%) VCAP
16 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.71%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (37.92%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.04%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (5.70%) vSphere
5 16 (5.37%) XenApp
6 13 (4.36%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.01%) ISA Server
8 6 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.01%) XenServer
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.01%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.01%) vCloud
10 3 (1.01%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 36 (12.08%) SCCM
2 30 (10.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 29 (9.73%) SCOM
4 13 (4.36%) WMI
5 11 (3.69%) SCSM
6 10 (3.36%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (3.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (2.01%) ARCserve
10 6 (2.01%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.01%) SCOrch
10 6 (2.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.34%) Puppet
12 4 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (1.01%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 146 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 59 (19.80%) VMware
3 37 (12.42%) HP
4 36 (12.08%) Cisco
5 23 (7.72%) Citrix
6 22 (7.38%) Oracle
7 18 (6.04%) Clearswift
8 12 (4.03%) NetApp
9 11 (3.69%) BMC
10 10 (3.36%) EMC
10 10 (3.36%) Remedy
10 10 (3.36%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.02%) Symantec
12 7 (2.35%) CA
13 6 (2.01%) SAP
14 5 (1.68%) Red Gate
14 5 (1.68%) Lumension
14 5 (1.68%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.68%) Avaya
15 4 (1.34%) Juniper
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