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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 93 107 185
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +78
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 174 135 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.87% 1.54% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 4.39% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 75 29
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£370 £340 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £27.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £39.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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
3051 3078 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 35.19% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1616 1515
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 145 185
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 £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 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
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 29 August 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 29 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 +20 62 £349 -13.82% 7
Berkshire -6 40 £400 +14.28% 8
Surrey +2 26 £513 +62.69% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 25 £400 +128.57% 5
East Sussex - 7 £356 -
West Sussex +4 6 £290 -21.62% 1
Oxfordshire +1 6 £220 -32.30% 1
Kent -10 3 £425 -5.55%
Middlesex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 161 (54.95%) Windows
2 148 (50.51%) Microsoft
3 117 (39.93%) VBScript
4 112 (38.23%) Active Directory
5 92 (31.40%) Security Cleared
6 86 (29.35%) SQL
7 61 (20.82%) VMware
8 60 (20.48%) .NET
8 60 (20.48%) SQL Server
9 59 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (19.45%) IIS
11 55 (18.77%) MS Excel
12 51 (17.41%) MS Exchange
13 49 (16.72%) Migration
14 47 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (16.04%) DV Cleared
14 47 (16.04%) SC Cleared
15 46 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (15.36%) UNIX
16 45 (15.36%) ITIL
17 43 (14.68%) SCCM
18 40 (13.65%) SharePoint
19 38 (12.97%) Linux
19 38 (12.97%) HP
20 37 (12.63%) Cisco
20 37 (12.63%) Windows 7
21 36 (12.29%) Firewall
22 33 (11.26%) Internet
22 33 (11.26%) JavaScript
22 33 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 57 (19.45%) IIS
2 51 (17.41%) MS Exchange
3 40 (13.65%) SharePoint
4 33 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (10.24%) Lync
6 22 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (5.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.71%) Documentum
10 5 (1.71%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.02%) Apache
11 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.02%) CloudStack
11 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.68%) Site Server
13 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (18.77%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.10%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.10%) Office 365
2 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.29%) Firewall
2 33 (11.26%) Internet
3 30 (10.24%) TCP/IP
4 28 (9.56%) DNS
5 26 (8.87%) SAN
6 21 (7.17%) X.400
6 21 (7.17%) X.500
7 15 (5.12%) SMTP
8 14 (4.78%) HTTP
9 13 (4.44%) SSL
9 13 (4.44%) FTP
10 12 (4.10%) NetScaler
11 10 (3.41%) DHCP
12 8 (2.73%) LDAP
12 8 (2.73%) LAN
12 8 (2.73%) DMZ
13 7 (2.39%) WAN
13 7 (2.39%) VPN
14 5 (1.71%) Intranet
14 5 (1.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.05%) EDRMS
5 6 (2.05%) EDMS
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.68%) MySQL
7 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.34%) IDOL
8 1 (0.34%) OLTP
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (6.14%) Visual Studio
1 18 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (5.12%) TeamCity
3 14 (4.78%) MSBuild
3 14 (4.78%) MSI
4 5 (1.71%) Selenium
4 5 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.02%) Subversion
7 2 (0.68%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (0.68%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.34%) Gradle
8 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.34%) Maven
8 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 24 (8.19%) Finance
2 15 (5.12%) Military
3 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.02%) Retail
6 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (16.04%) Consultant
2 25 (8.53%) Developer
3 20 (6.83%) Administrator
4 15 (5.12%) Analyst
5 14 (4.78%) Support Engineer
6 13 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (4.10%) Design Engineer
8 11 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (3.41%) SCCM Engineer
10 9 (3.07%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.07%) Test Specialist
10 9 (3.07%) Architect
11 8 (2.73%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.73%) DBA
11 8 (2.73%) Build Engineer
12 7 (2.39%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (2.39%) Field Engineer
13 6 (2.05%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (2.05%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (2.05%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.48%) .NET
2 31 (10.58%) HTML
3 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET
4 23 (7.85%) XML
5 20 (6.83%) JSP
6 14 (4.78%) WCF
7 11 (3.75%) DCOM
8 9 (3.07%) WPF
9 7 (2.39%) CSS
10 6 (2.05%) Web Services
11 5 (1.71%) WSH
11 5 (1.71%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.71%) Application Packaging
11 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (1.71%) REST
11 5 (1.71%) jQuery
12 4 (1.37%) Silverlight
12 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.37%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.17%) PKI
2 16 (5.46%) Clustering
3 13 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.73%) Replication
5 8 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.05%) Statistics
7 5 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.37%) Open Source
9 3 (1.02%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.68%) Blog
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) Social Media
11 1 (0.34%) iPad
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Firmware
11 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.34%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 161 (54.95%) Windows
2 59 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (15.36%) UNIX
5 38 (12.97%) Linux
6 37 (12.63%) Windows 7
7 25 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.78%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.78%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.68%) Solaris
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Debian
12 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.72%) Migration
2 45 (15.36%) ITIL
3 18 (6.14%) Integration Testing
4 17 (5.80%) Configuration Management
5 15 (5.12%) Test Scripting
6 14 (4.78%) DevOps
7 13 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 13 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (4.44%) Validation
8 12 (4.10%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.10%) Security Testing
9 11 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (3.75%) MVC
10 10 (3.41%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.41%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.07%) High Availability
11 9 (3.07%) Project Management
12 8 (2.73%) Service Management
12 8 (2.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (39.93%) VBScript
2 86 (29.35%) SQL
3 33 (11.26%) JavaScript
4 30 (10.24%) VB
5 24 (8.19%) C#
6 15 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.41%) Perl
7 10 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.07%) Java
9 7 (2.39%) Python
10 6 (2.05%) Ruby
11 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.68%) Korn
14 1 (0.34%) LotusScript
14 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (31.40%) Security Cleared
2 47 (16.04%) SC Cleared
2 47 (16.04%) DV Cleared
3 46 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (10.92%) MCITP
5 22 (7.51%) ISTQB
5 22 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (6.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 16 (5.46%) Degree
8 15 (5.12%) MCSE
9 10 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.05%) MCSA
10 6 (2.05%) MCP
11 4 (1.37%) MCTS
12 3 (1.02%) ISEB
13 2 (0.68%) CCNA
13 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.34%) VCAP
14 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.83%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 112 (38.23%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.48%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.48%) XenApp
4 16 (5.46%) Forefront TMG
5 15 (5.12%) vSphere
5 15 (5.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (3.07%) XenServer
6 9 (3.07%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.05%) vCloud
7 6 (2.05%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.02%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 43 (14.68%) SCCM
2 32 (10.92%) SCOM
3 30 (10.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (4.44%) WMI
5 10 (3.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 10 (3.41%) SCSM
6 9 (3.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (2.73%) SCOrch
7 8 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.39%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (2.05%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.05%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.37%) SCDPM
11 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.37%) Puppet
11 4 (1.37%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 61 (20.82%) VMware
3 38 (12.97%) HP
4 37 (12.63%) Cisco
5 25 (8.53%) Citrix
6 22 (7.51%) Oracle
7 16 (5.46%) Clearswift
8 11 (3.75%) NetApp
9 10 (3.41%) EMC
9 10 (3.41%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.07%) BMC
11 8 (2.73%) Symantec
11 8 (2.73%) Remedy
12 6 (2.05%) AppSense
12 6 (2.05%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.71%) Red Gate
13 5 (1.71%) Nintex
13 5 (1.71%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.71%) Lotus
13 5 (1.71%) CA
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Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
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Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
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