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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 119 90 111
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.94% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 2.72% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 15
Average daily rate
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£330 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.39% -12.06%
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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
1127 771 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.24% 34.54% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 473 592
Average daily rate £350 £326 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 100
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £49.40
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -2 13 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire -22 6 £328 -
Dorset - 3 £325 -
Somerset - - - - 4
Bristol - - - - 4
Devon - - - - 2
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (55.00%) Windows
2 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 38 (47.50%) SharePoint
4 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
5 34 (42.50%) SC Cleared
6 22 (27.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (26.25%) VMware
8 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
9 19 (23.75%) IIS
10 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
12 16 (20.00%) .NET
12 16 (20.00%) SCCM
12 16 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (18.75%) C#
13 15 (18.75%) ITIL
13 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
14 14 (17.50%) Migration
14 14 (17.50%) VMware ESX
14 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
15 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (16.25%) Citrix
15 13 (16.25%) SQL
16 12 (15.00%) JSP
16 12 (15.00%) Symantec
16 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
16 12 (15.00%) Compatibility Testing
16 12 (15.00%) Software Distribution

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 38 (47.50%) SharePoint
2 22 (27.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (23.75%) IIS
4 16 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
6 7 (8.75%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (7.50%) Lync
8 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (3.75%) Node.js
10 1 (1.25%) MS Project Server
10 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (10.00%) DNS
1 8 (10.00%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) SAN
3 5 (6.25%) Intranet
4 3 (3.75%) DHCP
4 3 (3.75%) NAS
5 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.50%) HTTP
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
5 2 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) VPN
6 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) ClearCase
2 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.75%) MSI
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) PVCS
General
1 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Consultant
3 10 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Applications Packager
5 7 (8.75%) Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Active Directory Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Messaging Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) .NET
2 12 (15.00%) JSP
3 6 (7.50%) CSS
3 6 (7.50%) MSMQ
3 6 (7.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (6.25%) Software Packaging
5 4 (5.00%) HTML5
5 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.50%) REST
7 2 (2.50%) Web Services
7 2 (2.50%) XML
8 1 (1.25%) XSLT
8 1 (1.25%) SOAP
8 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.25%) WCF
8 1 (1.25%) CAML
8 1 (1.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.00%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.25%) Linux
5 8 (10.00%) UNIX
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Migration
2 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
3 12 (15.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 12 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 12 (15.00%) Software Distribution
4 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.00%) Project Management
7 7 (8.75%) OO
7 7 (8.75%) MVC
8 6 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (6.25%) Workflow
10 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.00%) System Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) C#
2 13 (16.25%) SQL
3 11 (13.75%) VBScript
4 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) Perl
6 5 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) Delphi
7 2 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCTS
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.50%) VMware ESX
3 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (8.75%) XenApp
5 7 (8.75%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.75%) vCloud
6 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.25%) ISA Server
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.75%) NFS
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.50%) vSphere
10 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) SCCM
2 7 (8.75%) AppDNA
3 6 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (7.50%) WSUS
4 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.75%) SCOM
6 2 (2.50%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.25%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) VMware
3 13 (16.25%) Citrix
4 12 (15.00%) Symantec
5 10 (12.50%) McAfee
6 9 (11.25%) Sophos
7 6 (7.50%) HP
8 5 (6.25%) Altiris
8 5 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (6.25%) Lumension
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle
10 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.75%) Cisco
11 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) Sun
11 2 (2.50%) CA
12 1 (1.25%) NetApp
12 1 (1.25%) Apple
12 1 (1.25%) Sybase
12 1 (1.25%) Trustwave
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