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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 79 144 100
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -44
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 229 103 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.45% 1.13% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.12% 3.46% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 52 83
Average daily rate
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£400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 18
Average hourly rate £28.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.09% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £51.00 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.53%
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
3217 2981 2787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.36% 32.77% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2005 1643 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 105 183
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £19.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +20 70 £388 +14.81% 8
Buckinghamshire +34 48 £390 -2.43% 2
Surrey +30 42 £410 +15.49% 10
Berkshire +2 24 £390 -8.23% 9
West Sussex -5 16 £381 -
Oxfordshire -15 16 £395 +58.00% 3
Kent +1 10 £470 +17.50% 3
East Sussex - 1 £298 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 292 (64.18%) Windows
2 219 (48.13%) Microsoft
3 188 (41.32%) VMware
4 178 (39.12%) Active Directory
5 154 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (30.99%) Security Cleared
7 128 (28.13%) SQL
8 124 (27.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 114 (25.05%) VBScript
10 102 (22.42%) SC Cleared
11 98 (21.54%) .NET
11 98 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 90 (19.78%) Hyper-V
13 87 (19.12%) Linux
14 85 (18.68%) ITIL
14 85 (18.68%) HP
15 84 (18.46%) Migration
16 81 (17.80%) MS Excel
17 77 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
18 75 (16.48%) SQL Server
19 72 (15.82%) Configuration Management
20 71 (15.60%) IIS
20 71 (15.60%) SCCM
21 70 (15.38%) HTML
21 70 (15.38%) DNS
22 68 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
23 66 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
24 64 (14.07%) C#
24 64 (14.07%) UNIX
25 63 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 71 (15.60%) IIS
2 51 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 45 (9.89%) MS Exchange
4 36 (7.91%) Lync
5 34 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.76%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.32%) Apache
11 5 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.88%) Confluence
13 3 (0.66%) TPMS
13 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 81 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 68 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.62%) Office 365
4 14 (3.08%) Heroku
5 9 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.32%) PaaS
6 6 (1.32%) IaaS
7 4 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.66%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.66%) Yammer
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.22%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.38%) DNS
2 51 (11.21%) Firewall
3 43 (9.45%) SAN
4 29 (6.37%) DHCP
5 26 (5.71%) VPN
6 21 (4.62%) LDAP
7 16 (3.52%) Internet
8 15 (3.30%) LAN
8 15 (3.30%) WAN
9 14 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 14 (3.08%) VLAN
10 13 (2.86%) SMTP
10 13 (2.86%) NetScaler
11 10 (2.20%) X.400
11 10 (2.20%) X.500
11 10 (2.20%) Network Security
12 8 (1.76%) NAS
12 8 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.54%) SSL
14 5 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.74%) MySQL
5 15 (3.30%) DB2
6 14 (3.08%) DB2 UDB
7 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.10%) SSDT
11 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.44%) EDMS
13 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 33 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (7.03%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 26 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (3.74%) Subversion
6 16 (3.52%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.52%) MSBuild
7 12 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.42%) MSI
9 9 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (1.76%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.76%) JIRA
11 7 (1.54%) StarTeam
11 7 (1.54%) Ant
11 7 (1.54%) Wise Package Studio
12 6 (1.32%) Maven
13 5 (1.10%) Selenium
13 5 (1.10%) WinDbg
14 4 (0.88%) Gerrit
General
1 35 (7.69%) Finance
2 15 (3.30%) Banking
3 11 (2.42%) Military
4 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.10%) Publishing
5 4 (0.88%) Back Office
5 4 (0.88%) Online Betting
5 4 (0.88%) Retail
6 3 (0.66%) Marketing
7 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Games
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (12.97%) Developer
2 54 (11.87%) Analyst
3 53 (11.65%) Consultant
4 48 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (7.25%) Administrator
6 26 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (5.27%) Support Analyst
9 21 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
10 18 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (3.30%) Architect
13 14 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (2.86%) DBA
14 13 (2.86%) Security Analyst
14 13 (2.86%) Exchange Engineer
14 13 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 12 (2.64%) Build Engineer
15 12 (2.64%) SharePoint Developer
15 12 (2.64%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (21.54%) .NET
2 70 (15.38%) HTML
3 55 (12.09%) XML
4 43 (9.45%) ASP.NET
5 23 (5.05%) CSS
6 20 (4.40%) JSP
6 20 (4.40%) SOAP
7 18 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (3.52%) jQuery
9 15 (3.30%) Web Services
10 12 (2.64%) HTML5
10 12 (2.64%) WCF
11 9 (1.98%) CSS3
12 8 (1.76%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.76%) WPF
12 8 (1.76%) Application Packaging
12 8 (1.76%) Ajax
13 7 (1.54%) REST
14 6 (1.32%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.47%) Clustering
2 23 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.52%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.30%) User Experience
7 14 (3.08%) PKI
8 7 (1.54%) Replication
9 5 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.88%) Social Media
10 4 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.66%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.66%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.66%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.44%) Wiki
12 2 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 292 (64.18%) Windows
2 154 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (19.12%) Linux
5 64 (14.07%) UNIX
6 63 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (9.89%) Windows 7
8 25 (5.49%) Mac OS X
9 14 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.86%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.88%) SUSE
13 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.66%) Android
14 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.66%) Solaris
15 2 (0.44%) HPUX
16 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.68%) ITIL
2 84 (18.46%) Migration
3 72 (15.82%) Configuration Management
4 66 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (6.15%) High Availability
7 26 (5.71%) DevOps
8 23 (5.05%) Project Management
9 21 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (4.40%) Security Testing
11 19 (4.18%) Change Management
12 18 (3.96%) Knowledge Management
12 18 (3.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (3.30%) Information Security
13 15 (3.30%) Scrum
14 14 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
15 13 (2.86%) Data Protection
15 13 (2.86%) TDD
15 13 (2.86%) Workflow
15 13 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 128 (28.13%) SQL
2 114 (25.05%) VBScript
3 64 (14.07%) C#
4 50 (10.99%) Python
5 48 (10.55%) JavaScript
6 47 (10.33%) VB
7 35 (7.69%) Ruby
8 30 (6.59%) Shell Script
9 26 (5.71%) Perl
10 21 (4.62%) Java
11 20 (4.40%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.64%) C++
13 10 (2.20%) Go
14 8 (1.76%) PHP
15 7 (1.54%) C
15 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.10%) C++/CLI
16 5 (1.10%) VBA
17 4 (0.88%) Groovy
18 3 (0.66%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 141 (30.99%) Security Cleared
2 102 (22.42%) SC Cleared
3 77 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (11.21%) MCITP
5 41 (9.01%) DV Cleared
6 26 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (5.49%) MCSA
8 23 (5.05%) Degree
9 22 (4.84%) MCSE
10 20 (4.40%) ISTQB
11 19 (4.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 17 (3.74%) ISEB
13 12 (2.64%) CISSP
13 12 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.76%) MCTS
15 7 (1.54%) VCP4
16 3 (0.66%) CCNA
16 3 (0.66%) MCP
17 2 (0.44%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 178 (39.12%) Active Directory
2 124 (27.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (19.78%) Hyper-V
4 58 (12.75%) vSphere
5 36 (7.91%) XenApp
6 24 (5.27%) XenDesktop
7 14 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.86%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.98%) NFS
10 8 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.76%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.32%) UAG
11 6 (1.32%) vCloud
11 6 (1.32%) XenServer
12 5 (1.10%) HDFS
13 3 (0.66%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.66%) Samba
14 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 71 (15.60%) SCCM
2 47 (10.33%) Puppet
3 42 (9.23%) SCOM
4 28 (6.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.52%) WSUS
6 16 (3.52%) SCSM
7 15 (3.30%) Nagios
8 13 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 12 (2.64%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.98%) SCOrch
10 9 (1.98%) OVSD
10 9 (1.98%) WMI
10 9 (1.98%) Icinga
11 8 (1.76%) XenMobile
11 8 (1.76%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.54%) vMotion
12 7 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (1.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 219 (48.13%) Microsoft
2 188 (41.32%) VMware
3 85 (18.68%) HP
4 43 (9.45%) Citrix
5 39 (8.57%) Cisco
6 32 (7.03%) Oracle
7 20 (4.40%) Lumension
8 19 (4.18%) NetApp
9 16 (3.52%) Dell
9 16 (3.52%) McAfee
10 15 (3.30%) SolarWinds
11 14 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.86%) 3PAR
13 10 (2.20%) Brocade
13 10 (2.20%) EMC
14 9 (1.98%) Clearswift
15 6 (1.32%) Borland
15 6 (1.32%) IBM
15 6 (1.32%) CommVault
15 6 (1.32%) BMC
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