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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 127 92 120
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +28
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.89% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 2.48% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 16
Average daily rate
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£330 £355 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £169 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £392 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% -14.28%
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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
1168 805 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.93% 35.78% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 491 618
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 97
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 £15.88 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Wiltshire +3 12 £400 - 6
Gloucestershire -15 5 £330 -
Dorset - 1 £300 -
Somerset - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 4
Devon - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (57.97%) Security Cleared
2 35 (50.72%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
3 34 (49.28%) SharePoint
3 34 (49.28%) SC Cleared
4 20 (28.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
6 17 (24.64%) VMware
6 17 (24.64%) IIS
7 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
7 16 (23.19%) SCCM
8 15 (21.74%) C#
8 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 14 (20.29%) ITIL
9 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
9 14 (20.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (18.84%) .NET
10 13 (18.84%) Citrix
11 12 (17.39%) Symantec
11 12 (17.39%) JSP
11 12 (17.39%) Migration
11 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
11 12 (17.39%) Software Distribution
11 12 (17.39%) ITIL V3
11 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (17.39%) Compatibility Testing
12 11 (15.94%) VMware ESX

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (49.28%) SharePoint
2 20 (28.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (24.64%) IIS
4 14 (20.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (10.14%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
7 5 (7.25%) Lync
8 3 (4.35%) Node.js
9 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) Intranet
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) DHCP
3 3 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (2.90%) HTTP
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
5 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) DTS
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) ClearCase
2 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.14%) MSI
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Consultant
3 10 (14.49%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (11.59%) SharePoint Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Applications Packager
5 7 (10.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.90%) VMware Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) JSP
3 6 (8.70%) CSS
3 6 (8.70%) MSMQ
3 6 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (7.25%) Software Packaging
5 4 (5.80%) HTML5
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.90%) REST
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
7 2 (2.90%) XML
8 1 (1.45%) XSLT
8 1 (1.45%) SOAP
8 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.45%) WCF
8 1 (1.45%) CAML
8 1 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Taxonomies
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.45%) Firmware
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.14%) UNIX
3 7 (10.14%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
1 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
2 12 (17.39%) Compatibility Testing
2 12 (17.39%) ITIL V3
2 12 (17.39%) Software Distribution
2 12 (17.39%) Migration
3 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) OO
5 7 (10.14%) MVC
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow
7 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (5.80%) System Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) C#
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) VBScript
3 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) Perl
5 5 (7.25%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) VB
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) Delphi
7 1 (1.45%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (57.97%) Security Cleared
2 34 (49.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.45%) MCP
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware ESX
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (10.14%) XenApp
4 7 (10.14%) XenDesktop
4 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (7.25%) vCloud
6 5 (7.25%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.45%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) AppDNA
3 6 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (8.70%) WSUS
4 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.35%) SCOM
6 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) VMware
3 13 (18.84%) Citrix
4 12 (17.39%) Symantec
5 10 (14.49%) McAfee
6 9 (13.04%) Sophos
7 6 (8.70%) HP
8 5 (7.25%) Lumension
8 5 (7.25%) Altiris
8 5 (7.25%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.35%) Cisco
10 2 (2.90%) Dell
10 2 (2.90%) CA
11 1 (1.45%) NetApp
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle
11 1 (1.45%) Sun
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