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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 84 115 138
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +23
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 226 144 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.26% 1.52% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 4.75% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 67 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £197 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £32.24 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-23.22% +15.12%
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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
3240 3033 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.36% 32.07% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 1717 1382
Average daily rate £350 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +27 109 £400 +23.07% 11
Surrey +19 32 £420 +18.30% 9
Oxfordshire -1 26 £313 +38.88% 4
Berkshire -20 24 £350 -17.64% 8
West Sussex -6 21 £338 +12.50% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 17 £400 -5.99% 6
Kent -8 1 £410 -0.60% 2
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 302 (66.08%) Windows
2 207 (45.30%) Microsoft
3 190 (41.58%) Security Cleared
4 182 (39.82%) VMware
5 176 (38.51%) Active Directory
6 165 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (26.48%) SC Cleared
7 121 (26.48%) VBScript
8 115 (25.16%) SQL
9 110 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 106 (23.19%) Linux
11 95 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 93 (20.35%) ITIL
13 84 (18.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 79 (17.29%) Configuration Management
15 77 (16.85%) Migration
15 77 (16.85%) .NET
15 77 (16.85%) DV Cleared
16 76 (16.63%) MS Excel
16 76 (16.63%) HP
17 71 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 71 (15.54%) UNIX
17 71 (15.54%) Hyper-V
18 69 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 68 (14.88%) SCCM
20 67 (14.66%) Firewall
21 65 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
21 65 (14.22%) Windows 7
22 64 (14.00%) Puppet
23 60 (13.13%) MCITP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (12.69%) IIS
2 47 (10.28%) MS Exchange
3 45 (9.85%) SharePoint
4 41 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (7.00%) Lync
6 29 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (4.16%) OpenStack
8 17 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.53%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.09%) Apache
14 4 (0.88%) Confluence
15 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.44%) TPMS
16 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 76 (16.63%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.94%) MS Office
3 4 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 69 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.38%) Heroku
4 11 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.41%) Office 365
5 9 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.97%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.53%) PaaS
6 7 (1.53%) IaaS
7 6 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.66%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) Route 53
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) SaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (14.66%) Firewall
2 55 (12.04%) DNS
3 33 (7.22%) DHCP
4 26 (5.69%) SAN
5 21 (4.60%) VPN
6 16 (3.50%) SMTP
7 15 (3.28%) X.400
7 15 (3.28%) X.500
8 14 (3.06%) LAN
8 14 (3.06%) WAN
9 13 (2.84%) SSL
10 11 (2.41%) LDAP
10 11 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.19%) Wireshark
11 10 (2.19%) FTP
12 9 (1.97%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.97%) Internet
13 8 (1.75%) HTTP
14 7 (1.53%) NAS
15 6 (1.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.41%) MySQL
5 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.09%) DB2
6 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.88%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (0.88%) EDMS
8 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.44%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 45 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 34 (7.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 28 (6.13%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.25%) MSI
6 20 (4.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (4.16%) StarTeam
7 19 (4.16%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.75%) JIRA
10 7 (1.53%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.31%) Wise Package Studio
11 6 (1.31%) Subversion
11 6 (1.31%) Maven
11 6 (1.31%) Ant
12 4 (0.88%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.88%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.88%) AdminStudio
13 3 (0.66%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 21 (4.60%) Finance
2 15 (3.28%) Military
3 12 (2.63%) Publishing
4 8 (1.75%) Banking
5 6 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.66%) Retail
6 3 (0.66%) Games
7 2 (0.44%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (15.75%) Developer
2 45 (9.85%) Consultant
3 43 (9.41%) Analyst
4 42 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (5.69%) Support Analyst
6 25 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (5.03%) SharePoint Developer
7 23 (5.03%) Wintel Engineer
8 22 (4.81%) Administrator
9 21 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (4.38%) Build Engineer
11 17 (3.72%) Exchange Engineer
11 17 (3.72%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (3.72%) Integration Engineer
12 16 (3.50%) Architect
13 14 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.06%) Applications Support
14 13 (2.84%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (16.85%) .NET
2 58 (12.69%) HTML
3 56 (12.25%) XML
4 49 (10.72%) ASP.NET
5 24 (5.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 23 (5.03%) JSP
7 19 (4.16%) WCF
7 19 (4.16%) jQuery
7 19 (4.16%) CSS
8 17 (3.72%) Ajax
9 15 (3.28%) Application Packaging
10 10 (2.19%) Web Services
11 9 (1.97%) SOAP
12 6 (1.31%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.31%) WPF
13 5 (1.09%) REST
14 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (0.88%) HTML5
14 4 (0.88%) Silverlight
15 3 (0.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.25%) PKI
2 22 (4.81%) Clustering
2 22 (4.81%) Open Source
3 17 (3.72%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.84%) Private Cloud
5 12 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.19%) User Experience
6 10 (2.19%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.31%) Replication
9 4 (0.88%) Social Media
9 4 (0.88%) EFT
9 4 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.44%) Wiki
10 2 (0.44%) NHS
10 2 (0.44%) EMC Centera
11 1 (0.22%) GIS
11 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 302 (66.08%) Windows
2 165 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (23.19%) Linux
4 95 (20.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (15.54%) UNIX
6 65 (14.22%) Windows 7
7 30 (6.56%) Mac OS X
8 22 (4.81%) Windows XP
9 20 (4.38%) Windows Vista
10 14 (3.06%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.31%) SUSE
13 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.66%) Android
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.44%) HPUX
16 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.35%) ITIL
2 79 (17.29%) Configuration Management
3 77 (16.85%) Migration
4 65 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (8.75%) DevOps
7 30 (6.56%) High Availability
8 24 (5.25%) Service Delivery
9 23 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (4.81%) Security Testing
11 19 (4.16%) Knowledge Management
11 19 (4.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (3.94%) Change Management
12 18 (3.94%) Integration Testing
13 17 (3.72%) Test Scripting
13 17 (3.72%) Workflow
14 15 (3.28%) SOA
15 14 (3.06%) Project Management
15 14 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (2.84%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (26.48%) VBScript
2 115 (25.16%) SQL
3 60 (13.13%) VB
4 54 (11.82%) C#
4 54 (11.82%) Python
5 48 (10.50%) JavaScript
5 48 (10.50%) Ruby
6 41 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 15 (3.28%) Perl
7 15 (3.28%) Go
8 11 (2.41%) C
8 11 (2.41%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.19%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.19%) Java
10 8 (1.75%) C++
11 4 (0.88%) PHP
12 3 (0.66%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.66%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 190 (41.58%) Security Cleared
2 121 (26.48%) SC Cleared
3 84 (18.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (16.85%) DV Cleared
5 60 (13.13%) MCITP
6 37 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (6.56%) MCSA
8 23 (5.03%) ISTQB
9 22 (4.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 20 (4.38%) Degree
11 19 (4.16%) MCSE
12 15 (3.28%) ISEB
13 13 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (2.63%) MCTS
14 12 (2.63%) CCNA
15 7 (1.53%) RHCE
15 7 (1.53%) RHCA
15 7 (1.53%) RHCSA
16 4 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.28%) SLA
2 3 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 176 (38.51%) Active Directory
2 110 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (15.54%) Hyper-V
4 39 (8.53%) vSphere
5 20 (4.38%) XenApp
6 15 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 14 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (2.63%) VMware ESX
9 11 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (1.75%) NFS
11 6 (1.31%) vCloud
12 4 (0.88%) Samba
13 3 (0.66%) UAG
13 3 (0.66%) HDFS
13 3 (0.66%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (14.88%) SCCM
2 64 (14.00%) Puppet
3 56 (12.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 39 (8.53%) SCOM
5 28 (6.13%) SCSM
6 20 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (3.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (3.06%) SCOrch
8 14 (3.06%) WMI
9 10 (2.19%) WSUS
10 9 (1.97%) Nagios
11 8 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.53%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.53%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.53%) XenMobile
13 5 (1.09%) SCVMM
13 5 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (1.09%) Icinga
14 4 (0.88%) SCDPM
14 4 (0.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 207 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 182 (39.82%) VMware
3 76 (16.63%) HP
4 52 (11.38%) Oracle
5 46 (10.07%) Cisco
6 29 (6.35%) McAfee
6 29 (6.35%) Lumension
7 26 (5.69%) Citrix
8 21 (4.60%) NetApp
9 18 (3.94%) Red Hat
10 14 (3.06%) Borland
11 12 (2.63%) Dell
11 12 (2.63%) Clearswift
12 10 (2.19%) Brocade
12 10 (2.19%) IBM
13 9 (1.97%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.97%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.75%) EMC
15 7 (1.53%) AppSense
15 7 (1.53%) Juniper
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