The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 116 125 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 34 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.52% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 1.44% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £309 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £537 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £100.00 - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -20.00%
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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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1284 1177 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.60% 35.82% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 733 488
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 52 62
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.38 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Bristol - 7 £268 - 5
Dorset +5 6 - - 2
Gloucestershire -6 5 £208 -55.13% 13
Wiltshire -6 5 £350 -12.50% 9
Devon - 5 £359 - 6
Somerset - 2 - - 2
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 28 (41.18%) SQL
4 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
5 26 (38.24%) VMware
6 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (29.41%) Citrix
9 19 (27.94%) Linux
10 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
11 17 (25.00%) .NET
11 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 14 (20.59%) Perl
13 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
14 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
15 12 (17.65%) C#
15 12 (17.65%) IIS
15 12 (17.65%) Web Services
15 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
16 11 (16.18%) DevOps
17 10 (14.71%) XenApp
17 10 (14.71%) SCCM
18 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
18 9 (13.24%) vSphere
18 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (13.24%) Migration
18 9 (13.24%) Finance
18 9 (13.24%) VBScript
18 9 (13.24%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.65%) IIS
3 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.35%) Lync
4 5 (7.35%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.47%) Node.js
7 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Office
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.88%) MarkLogic
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.47%) MSI
4 1 (1.47%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) DBA
5 5 (7.35%) Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Wintel Support
8 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) Web Services
3 7 (10.29%) WCF
4 5 (7.35%) HTML
5 4 (5.88%) XML
5 4 (5.88%) CSS
6 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.41%) XSL
6 3 (4.41%) Flash
6 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.94%) REST
8 1 (1.47%) CSS3
8 1 (1.47%) MDX
8 1 (1.47%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.47%) EDI
8 1 (1.47%) CGI
8 1 (1.47%) WinForms
8 1 (1.47%) JSON
8 1 (1.47%) WPF
8 1 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 4 (5.88%) NHS
2 3 (4.41%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.41%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Social Network
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (27.94%) Linux
5 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.88%) Fedora
8 4 (5.88%) CentOS
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) DevOps
2 9 (13.24%) Migration
3 8 (11.76%) Patch Management
4 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.35%) Data Security
5 5 (7.35%) Web Development
5 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.88%) ETL
6 4 (5.88%) Database Security
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.94%) Information Architecture
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) Perl
3 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
4 12 (17.65%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) VBScript
5 9 (13.24%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.35%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.41%) MCTS
5 3 (4.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.71%) XenApp
4 9 (13.24%) vSphere
5 7 (10.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.41%) Firmware
8 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.82%) Vagrant
3 6 (8.82%) Puppet
4 4 (5.88%) Ansible
5 3 (4.41%) WSUS
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.94%) SCOM
7 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.47%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) VMware
2 20 (29.41%) Citrix
3 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle
4 8 (11.76%) Symantec
5 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) NetApp
6 5 (7.35%) Lotus
7 4 (5.88%) HP
8 3 (4.41%) Veeam
9 2 (2.94%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.47%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) Juniper
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