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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 102 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 33 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 1.72% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 4.40% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £315 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1130 1159 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.02% 39.18% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 779 429
Average daily rate £375 £350 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 64 45
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 June 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 June 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
Somerset +11 10 £325 -13.33% 3
Wiltshire -13 7 £350 -15.15% 3
Bristol +3 6 £313 -36.86% 12
Gloucestershire -13 3 £415 +31.74% 1
Dorset -5 2 £500 -0.04% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.07%) SharePoint
5 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 16 (28.57%) VMware
7 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
8 14 (25.00%) Citrix
8 14 (25.00%) IIS
9 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
12 10 (17.86%) .NET
13 9 (16.07%) VBScript
13 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (14.29%) SCCM
14 8 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (14.29%) DevOps
15 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (12.50%) ETL
15 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 23 (41.07%) SharePoint
2 14 (25.00%) IIS
3 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.93%) Lync
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.79%) Apache
9 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) MS Access
7 1 (1.79%) OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) MSI
2 2 (3.57%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
1 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Wintel Support
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.36%) MSMQ
4 3 (5.36%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) XSL
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.57%) WCF
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) CSS3
6 1 (1.79%) CAML
6 1 (1.79%) MDX
6 1 (1.79%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) NHS
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) Social Network
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Fedora
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (14.29%) DevOps
2 7 (12.50%) ETL
2 7 (12.50%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Validation
4 4 (7.14%) Database Security
4 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.36%) SDLC
5 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Content Management
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.57%) OO
6 2 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) VBScript
3 7 (12.50%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCTS
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.57%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) XenApp
3 5 (8.93%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.36%) Firmware
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) Puppet
4 3 (5.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (5.36%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) WSUS
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.79%) AppManager
6 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.79%) WMI
6 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.79%) Ansible
6 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
5 5 (8.93%) Symantec
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco
6 4 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) NetApp
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
7 3 (5.36%) Veeam
8 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) Unisys
8 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.79%) Lotus
9 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.79%) McAfee
9 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
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