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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 70 130 166
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +36
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 227 107 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.48% 1.27% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 3.82% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 49 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £305 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £59.00 £27.20 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.91% +20.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -7.37%
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
3093 2804 2450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.73% 33.29% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1464 1286
Average daily rate £350 £340 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
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 112 133 174
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +23 77 £356 -10.94% 13
Berkshire -5 46 £400 -5.88% 17
Surrey +21 38 £438 +9.37% 5
Kent +10 20 £400 - 4
Buckinghamshire 0 20 £324 -20.55% 5
West Sussex - 2 £450 - 3
East Sussex -11 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -15 1 £290 - 2
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 286 (62.17%) Windows
2 217 (47.17%) Security Cleared
3 201 (43.70%) Microsoft
4 164 (35.65%) Active Directory
5 141 (30.65%) VMware
6 132 (28.70%) VBScript
7 128 (27.83%) SQL
8 114 (24.78%) SC Cleared
9 112 (24.35%) DV Cleared
10 107 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 107 (23.26%) ITIL
11 95 (20.65%) .NET
12 88 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 82 (17.83%) Linux
14 80 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 73 (15.87%) Firewall
16 68 (14.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 67 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 67 (14.57%) IIS
18 63 (13.70%) C#
18 63 (13.70%) XML
19 62 (13.48%) SharePoint
19 62 (13.48%) Oracle
20 61 (13.26%) MS Exchange
21 59 (12.83%) SCCM
22 58 (12.61%) Windows 7
23 57 (12.39%) HP
24 56 (12.17%) SQL Server
24 56 (12.17%) Configuration Management
25 53 (11.52%) UNIX

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 67 (14.57%) IIS
2 62 (13.48%) SharePoint
3 61 (13.26%) MS Exchange
4 44 (9.57%) Lync
4 44 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 23 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (3.48%) OpenStack
10 15 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (3.04%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.87%) Apache
16 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
17 1 (0.22%) JBoss
17 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
17 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.83%) MS Office
3 5 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.35%) Office 365
4 14 (3.04%) Heroku
5 10 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.87%) IaaS
7 4 (0.87%) PaaS
8 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.43%) Route 53
10 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.87%) Firewall
2 39 (8.48%) DNS
3 33 (7.17%) SAN
4 27 (5.87%) SSL
5 25 (5.43%) DHCP
6 24 (5.22%) TCP/IP
7 22 (4.78%) X.400
7 22 (4.78%) X.500
7 22 (4.78%) FTP
8 20 (4.35%) SMTP
9 19 (4.13%) HTTP
9 19 (4.13%) Internet
10 17 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (3.04%) Wireshark
12 11 (2.39%) VPN
13 9 (1.96%) HTTPS
13 9 (1.96%) WAN
13 9 (1.96%) LAN
14 7 (1.52%) LDAP
15 6 (1.30%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.04%) EDRMS
5 9 (1.96%) MySQL
6 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.09%) OLTP
8 3 (0.65%) EDMS
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) IDOL
10 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.74%) TeamCity
3 28 (6.09%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.22%) MSI
5 21 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (4.35%) MSBuild
6 20 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.70%) StarTeam
8 15 (3.26%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.52%) Selenium
10 4 (0.87%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.87%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
11 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.43%) Subversion
12 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.22%) Ant
12 1 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 34 (7.39%) Finance
2 20 (4.35%) Military
3 10 (2.17%) Publishing
3 10 (2.17%) Banking
4 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.87%) Games
6 3 (0.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (14.13%) Developer
2 52 (11.30%) Consultant
3 38 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (6.52%) Analyst
5 28 (6.09%) Integration Engineer
6 25 (5.43%) Wintel Engineer
6 25 (5.43%) Administrator
7 23 (5.00%) Build Engineer
8 22 (4.78%) SharePoint Developer
9 17 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 17 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (2.61%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.39%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (2.39%) Support Engineer
11 11 (2.39%) Architect
11 11 (2.39%) Exchange Engineer
12 10 (2.17%) DBA
13 9 (1.96%) SQL DBA
13 9 (1.96%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (20.65%) .NET
2 63 (13.70%) XML
3 50 (10.87%) HTML
4 43 (9.35%) ASP.NET
5 34 (7.39%) WCF
6 19 (4.13%) jQuery
7 17 (3.70%) CSS
7 17 (3.70%) Ajax
8 16 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (3.26%) JSP
9 15 (3.26%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.83%) Web Services
11 11 (2.39%) Application Packaging
12 7 (1.52%) WPF
12 7 (1.52%) Silverlight
12 7 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (1.52%) REST
13 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (1.09%) SOAP
14 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.48%) PKI
2 28 (6.09%) Clustering
3 21 (4.57%) Open Source
4 18 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.83%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.74%) Replication
9 7 (1.52%) User Experience
10 6 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.87%) EFT
12 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.65%) Social Media
13 2 (0.43%) NHS
13 2 (0.43%) EMC Centera
14 1 (0.22%) DTV
14 1 (0.22%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
14 1 (0.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 286 (62.17%) Windows
2 107 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (17.83%) Linux
4 67 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (12.61%) Windows 7
6 53 (11.52%) UNIX
7 50 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (4.78%) Windows XP
9 18 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (3.91%) Mac OS X
10 16 (3.48%) Windows Vista
11 10 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.52%) CentOS
13 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.26%) ITIL
2 56 (12.17%) Configuration Management
3 52 (11.30%) Migration
4 51 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (7.83%) DevOps
7 34 (7.39%) High Availability
8 30 (6.52%) Integration Testing
9 26 (5.65%) Test Scripting
10 25 (5.43%) Change Management
11 24 (5.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 20 (4.35%) Boundary Protection
12 20 (4.35%) Build Automation
13 19 (4.13%) MVC
14 16 (3.48%) SOA
15 15 (3.26%) Service Delivery
16 14 (3.04%) Release Management
16 14 (3.04%) Network Architecture
16 14 (3.04%) Workflow
17 13 (2.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.70%) VBScript
2 128 (27.83%) SQL
3 63 (13.70%) C#
4 52 (11.30%) VB
5 42 (9.13%) JavaScript
6 27 (5.87%) Ruby
6 27 (5.87%) Python
7 26 (5.65%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.48%) Bash Shell
8 16 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.96%) C
10 5 (1.09%) PHP
10 5 (1.09%) C++
11 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.65%) Java
12 3 (0.65%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.65%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 217 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 114 (24.78%) SC Cleared
3 112 (24.35%) DV Cleared
4 80 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (11.52%) MCITP
6 35 (7.61%) MCSA
7 32 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (5.22%) Degree
9 19 (4.13%) CCNA
10 18 (3.91%) MCSE
11 14 (3.04%) ISTQB
11 14 (3.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (2.83%) MCTS
13 10 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.52%) RHCA
14 7 (1.52%) RHCE
14 7 (1.52%) RHCSA
15 5 (1.09%) ISEB
15 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.61%) SLA
2 11 (2.39%) QA
System Software
1 164 (35.65%) Active Directory
2 88 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (10.22%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.43%) vSphere
5 23 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
6 20 (4.35%) XenApp
7 13 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (2.61%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.52%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.09%) UAG
11 3 (0.65%) XenServer
11 3 (0.65%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.22%) Snort
13 1 (0.22%) Samba
13 1 (0.22%) Firmware
13 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 68 (14.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 59 (12.83%) SCCM
3 48 (10.43%) SCOM
4 46 (10.00%) Puppet
5 25 (5.43%) SCSM
6 18 (3.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (3.04%) WMI
7 14 (3.04%) FortiGate
8 12 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (2.17%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (1.52%) XenMobile
11 6 (1.30%) WSUS
11 6 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.87%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 4 (0.87%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.87%) MOM
14 3 (0.65%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 201 (43.70%) Microsoft
2 141 (30.65%) VMware
3 62 (13.48%) Oracle
4 57 (12.39%) HP
5 38 (8.26%) Cisco
6 31 (6.74%) Citrix
7 25 (5.43%) Lumension
7 25 (5.43%) McAfee
8 19 (4.13%) Clearswift
9 16 (3.48%) Juniper
10 15 (3.26%) NetApp
11 13 (2.83%) BMC
11 13 (2.83%) Borland
11 13 (2.83%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.17%) Dell
13 7 (1.52%) IBM
13 7 (1.52%) Remedy
13 7 (1.52%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.30%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.30%) SAP
Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
BELL MICROSYSTEMS LTD
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 21 days ago