The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 125 101 178
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +77
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 113 153 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.81% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 5.28% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 86 24
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Average hourly rate £51.00 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.61% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2941 2895 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.06% 34.20% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1474 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 158 193
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 +4 49 £335 -16.25% 8
Berkshire -33 29 £400 +14.28% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £400 +17.64% 4
Surrey -21 9 £500 +56.25% 4
Oxfordshire +3 6 £285 +3.63%
West Sussex -6 6 £290 -21.62%
Home Counties - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 158 (61.72%) Windows
2 146 (57.03%) Microsoft
3 109 (42.58%) Active Directory
4 89 (34.77%) VBScript
5 85 (33.20%) Security Cleared
6 77 (30.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (29.69%) SQL
8 65 (25.39%) MS Excel
9 59 (23.05%) MS Exchange
10 56 (21.88%) VMware
11 55 (21.48%) ITIL
11 55 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (20.31%) Migration
12 52 (20.31%) SC Cleared
13 49 (19.14%) Windows 7
14 48 (18.75%) SCCM
14 48 (18.75%) SharePoint
15 45 (17.58%) SQL Server
16 44 (17.19%) UNIX
17 43 (16.80%) DV Cleared
18 42 (16.41%) Hyper-V
19 40 (15.63%) IIS
19 40 (15.63%) Linux
19 40 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
20 38 (14.84%) Citrix
21 36 (14.06%) Internet
21 36 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (13.67%) DNS
23 33 (12.89%) VB
23 33 (12.89%) .NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (23.05%) MS Exchange
2 48 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 40 (15.63%) IIS
4 32 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (12.11%) Lync
6 28 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (6.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (4.30%) IBM Notes
10 11 (4.30%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.95%) Documentum
12 5 (1.95%) CloudStack
13 3 (1.17%) Apache
13 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.78%) Site Server
15 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (25.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.52%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.73%) Office 365
2 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.06%) Internet
2 35 (13.67%) DNS
3 29 (11.33%) TCP/IP
4 26 (10.16%) Firewall
5 19 (7.42%) X.400
5 19 (7.42%) X.500
6 15 (5.86%) HTTP
7 14 (5.47%) FTP
8 13 (5.08%) LAN
8 13 (5.08%) SMTP
8 13 (5.08%) SAN
9 11 (4.30%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.91%) DHCP
11 9 (3.52%) WAN
12 8 (3.13%) LDAP
13 6 (2.34%) VLAN
14 4 (1.56%) SSH
14 4 (1.56%) SSL
15 3 (1.17%) IPv4
15 3 (1.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.95%) EDMS
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.78%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) IDOL
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.86%) MSI
2 14 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.17%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (1.17%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.17%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.78%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.39%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.39%) Selenium
6 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (6.64%) Finance
2 13 (5.08%) Military
3 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.17%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (15.23%) Consultant
2 18 (7.03%) Developer
3 16 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 16 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (5.47%) Design Engineer
5 11 (4.30%) Administrator
5 11 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (4.30%) Analyst
6 10 (3.91%) SCCM Engineer
7 8 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 8 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (3.13%) Test Specialist
8 7 (2.73%) Field Engineer
8 7 (2.73%) Messaging Engineer
8 7 (2.73%) Build Engineer
9 6 (2.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (2.34%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (2.34%) Architect
9 6 (2.34%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.89%) .NET
2 25 (9.77%) HTML
3 23 (8.98%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.20%) JSP
5 16 (6.25%) XML
6 11 (4.30%) DCOM
6 11 (4.30%) CSS
7 7 (2.73%) WPF
8 5 (1.95%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.56%) Web Services
9 4 (1.56%) EDI
9 4 (1.56%) WSH
9 4 (1.56%) Middleware
10 3 (1.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (1.17%) REST
11 2 (0.78%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.78%) WCF
11 2 (0.78%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.78%) jQuery
11 2 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.59%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.64%) PKI
3 13 (5.08%) Clustering
4 11 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.91%) Replication
6 5 (1.95%) Statistics
7 3 (1.17%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.17%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) Open Source
8 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Blog
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.39%) FMCG
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 158 (61.72%) Windows
2 77 (30.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (19.14%) Windows 7
5 44 (17.19%) UNIX
6 40 (15.63%) Linux
7 29 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (9.77%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.78%) Solaris
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.48%) ITIL
2 52 (20.31%) Migration
3 19 (7.42%) Service Delivery
4 13 (5.08%) Workflow
4 13 (5.08%) Configuration Management
4 13 (5.08%) Service Management
5 11 (4.30%) CRM
5 11 (4.30%) Change Management
5 11 (4.30%) Unit Testing
5 11 (4.30%) Integration Testing
6 10 (3.91%) Data Protection
6 10 (3.91%) Validation
7 9 (3.52%) Security Testing
7 9 (3.52%) Capacity Management
7 9 (3.52%) Software Distribution
8 8 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (3.13%) DevOps
9 7 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (2.73%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 89 (34.77%) VBScript
2 76 (29.69%) SQL
3 33 (12.89%) VB
4 29 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.64%) C#
6 12 (4.69%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.91%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.52%) Perl
9 7 (2.73%) Java
9 7 (2.73%) Python
10 6 (2.34%) Ruby
11 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.78%) Korn
13 1 (0.39%) LotusScript
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (33.20%) Security Cleared
2 52 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 43 (16.80%) DV Cleared
4 40 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (8.98%) MCITP
6 20 (7.81%) MCSE
7 19 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (7.42%) ISTQB
8 16 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (5.47%) MCP
10 8 (3.13%) Degree
11 6 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.56%) MCTS
13 3 (1.17%) ISEB
14 2 (0.78%) CCNA
15 1 (0.39%) MCSD
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.39%) VCAP
15 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 109 (42.58%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.41%) Hyper-V
3 36 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (8.98%) XenApp
5 22 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (5.86%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (4.69%) vSphere
8 11 (4.30%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.52%) XenServer
10 7 (2.73%) vCloud
11 4 (1.56%) UAG
11 4 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.56%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.56%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.56%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.78%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (18.75%) SCCM
2 30 (11.72%) SCOM
3 27 (10.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (4.69%) SCVMM
5 12 (4.69%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.69%) WMI
6 10 (3.91%) SCDPM
7 9 (3.52%) SCOrch
7 9 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (2.34%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.95%) AppDNA
11 5 (1.95%) SCSM
11 5 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 146 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 56 (21.88%) VMware
3 38 (14.84%) Citrix
4 33 (12.89%) Cisco
5 29 (11.33%) HP
6 17 (6.64%) Oracle
7 14 (5.47%) Symantec
8 13 (5.08%) Clearswift
9 11 (4.30%) Lotus
10 10 (3.91%) AppSense
10 10 (3.91%) Lumension
11 9 (3.52%) Sophos
12 8 (3.13%) McAfee
12 8 (3.13%) EMC
12 8 (3.13%) NetApp
13 7 (2.73%) Remedy
14 5 (1.95%) IronPort
14 5 (1.95%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.95%) BMC
14 5 (1.95%) CA
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