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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 101 76 125
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +49
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 173 228 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 2.42% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 7.23% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 104 53
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -8.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
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
2867 3153 2778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.95% 33.50% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1771 1454
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 112 133
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -13 54 £381 +4.45% 13
Surrey +6 40 £388 -11.42% 12
Berkshire +1 33 £400 +14.28% 13
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £390 +20.46% 4
Kent -19 9 £450 +12.50% 3
Middlesex -1 5 £425 -
East Sussex +10 4 £388 - 3
Oxfordshire +1 2 £315 +8.62% 1
West Sussex +5 1 £365 - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 304 (70.21%) Windows
2 235 (54.27%) Microsoft
3 185 (42.73%) SQL
4 167 (38.57%) Active Directory
5 156 (36.03%) Windows Server
6 136 (31.41%) SQL Server
7 117 (27.02%) .NET
7 117 (27.02%) VMware
8 103 (23.79%) C#
9 98 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (21.71%) Security Cleared
11 87 (20.09%) SCCM
12 79 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 76 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (17.55%) Linux
14 74 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 72 (16.63%) Puppet
15 72 (16.63%) IIS
16 69 (15.94%) DevOps
17 67 (15.47%) Team Foundation Server
18 66 (15.24%) SC Cleared
18 66 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 65 (15.01%) Jenkins
20 62 (14.32%) vSphere
21 60 (13.86%) Ruby
21 60 (13.86%) Python
22 59 (13.63%) SharePoint
23 57 (13.16%) MS Excel
24 56 (12.93%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 72 (16.63%) IIS
2 59 (13.63%) SharePoint
3 28 (6.47%) Skype for Business
4 21 (4.85%) OpenStack
5 20 (4.62%) MS Exchange
6 17 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.31%) Apache
8 8 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.85%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) HFM
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 74 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (3.93%) Office 365
5 6 (1.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.09%) DNS
2 39 (9.01%) Firewall
3 33 (7.62%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.77%) NetScaler
5 23 (5.31%) LAN
5 23 (5.31%) WAN
6 21 (4.85%) DHCP
7 16 (3.70%) VPN
8 14 (3.23%) SMTP
9 13 (3.00%) LDAP
10 12 (2.77%) HTTP
10 12 (2.77%) SAN
11 10 (2.31%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.62%) Intranet
14 6 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (1.39%) Network Security
15 5 (1.15%) FTP
15 5 (1.15%) VLAN
15 5 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (31.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.77%) Big Data
8 12 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (2.77%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.62%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.92%) Essbase
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (15.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (15.01%) Jenkins
3 51 (11.78%) Git (software)
4 44 (10.16%) Visual Studio
5 33 (7.62%) Subversion
6 25 (5.77%) Maven
7 24 (5.54%) JIRA
8 23 (5.31%) Ant
8 23 (5.31%) Hudson
9 20 (4.62%) Vagrant
10 15 (3.46%) Selenium
11 14 (3.23%) MSBuild
12 12 (2.77%) Eclipse
13 10 (2.31%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.31%) TestNG
14 9 (2.08%) WiX
15 7 (1.62%) MSI
15 7 (1.62%) SpecFlow
16 6 (1.39%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (9.70%) Finance
2 15 (3.46%) Banking
3 10 (2.31%) Military
4 8 (1.85%) Marketing
5 4 (0.92%) Law
6 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (19.40%) Developer
2 38 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (8.78%) Support Engineer
3 35 (8.08%) Consultant
4 29 (6.70%) Administrator
5 28 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (6.24%) SharePoint Developer
7 26 (6.00%) Analyst
7 26 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 23 (5.31%) Azure Engineer
9 22 (5.08%) Architect
9 22 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 19 (4.39%) C++ Developer
12 18 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (4.16%) Windows Engineer
13 17 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (3.93%) C++/C# Developer
14 16 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (27.02%) .NET
2 53 (12.24%) XML
3 34 (7.85%) ASP.NET
4 32 (7.39%) HTML
5 25 (5.77%) CSS
6 24 (5.54%) Web Services
7 23 (5.31%) jQuery
8 22 (5.08%) SOAP
9 21 (4.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (4.16%) .NET Framework
11 16 (3.70%) ADO.NET
12 14 (3.23%) Middleware
13 13 (3.00%) AngularJS
13 13 (3.00%) HTML5
13 13 (3.00%) REST
13 13 (3.00%) WinForms
14 10 (2.31%) JSON
15 8 (1.85%) AppFabric
15 8 (1.85%) XML Messaging
16 7 (1.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.85%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.23%) Clustering
4 10 (2.31%) Replication
5 8 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.85%) Device Driver
5 8 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.62%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.62%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.62%) User Experience
7 6 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.92%) iPad
9 4 (0.92%) iPhone
10 3 (0.69%) PKI
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 304 (70.21%) Windows
2 156 (36.03%) Windows Server
3 98 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (17.55%) Linux
6 52 (12.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 47 (10.85%) Unix
9 30 (6.93%) Windows 8
10 26 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (5.31%) Mac OS X
12 20 (4.62%) VMS
13 14 (3.23%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.85%) CentOS
15 7 (1.62%) Windows 10
16 6 (1.39%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.39%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (1.15%) zOS
18 4 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (15.94%) DevOps
4 52 (12.01%) Configuration Management
5 50 (11.55%) ITIL
6 45 (10.39%) Migration
7 41 (9.47%) Service Management
8 29 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (6.00%) Change Management
9 26 (6.00%) Software Deployment
10 25 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (5.77%) Workflow
11 23 (5.31%) SDLC
11 23 (5.31%) TDD
12 22 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
13 18 (4.16%) Integration Testing
14 16 (3.70%) Use Case
15 15 (3.46%) MVC
15 15 (3.46%) Web Development
16 14 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 185 (42.73%) SQL
2 103 (23.79%) C#
3 60 (13.86%) Python
3 60 (13.86%) Ruby
4 47 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.93%) VBScript
6 29 (6.70%) C++
6 29 (6.70%) Shell Script
7 27 (6.24%) VB
8 24 (5.54%) Perl
9 23 (5.31%) Java
10 19 (4.39%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.77%) VBA
12 11 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.54%) XAML
13 9 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.85%) PHP
15 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.39%) C
16 5 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (21.71%) Security Cleared
2 66 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 41 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (6.00%) Degree
5 18 (4.16%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.93%) MCSE
7 14 (3.23%) MCITP
8 10 (2.31%) MCSA
9 9 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.85%) MCTS
11 5 (1.15%) CEH
11 5 (1.15%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (1.15%) MCAD
11 5 (1.15%) MCSD
12 4 (0.92%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.62%) SLA
2 6 (1.39%) QA
3 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 167 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 66 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (14.32%) vSphere
4 56 (12.93%) Hyper-V
5 32 (7.39%) XenServer
6 25 (5.77%) XenApp
7 20 (4.62%) Docker
8 17 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (3.46%) XenDesktop
10 14 (3.23%) vCloud
11 10 (2.31%) VMware ESX
12 7 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.46%) Firmware
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.46%) Xen
15 1 (0.23%) KVM
15 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 87 (20.09%) SCCM
2 72 (16.63%) Puppet
3 53 (12.24%) SCOM
4 29 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (5.77%) SCVMM
6 24 (5.54%) Ansible
7 18 (4.16%) WSUS
8 13 (3.00%) Windows Intune
9 12 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (2.54%) SCOrch
11 9 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 9 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (1.39%) Control-M
13 6 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (1.39%) NetBackup
14 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 4 (0.92%) Cacti
15 4 (0.92%) Nagios
15 4 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 235 (54.27%) Microsoft
2 117 (27.02%) VMware
3 53 (12.24%) Citrix
4 48 (11.09%) HP
5 45 (10.39%) Oracle
6 31 (7.16%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.54%) Splunk
8 22 (5.08%) Dell
9 19 (4.39%) Cisco
10 15 (3.46%) IBM
11 14 (3.23%) ServiceNow
12 13 (3.00%) Intel Security
12 13 (3.00%) RightScale
13 11 (2.54%) Serena
14 10 (2.31%) CA
14 10 (2.31%) Lumension
15 9 (2.08%) CommVault
15 9 (2.08%) SAP
16 6 (1.39%) Altiris
16 6 (1.39%) LANDesk
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Capita plc
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago