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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 108 111 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 38 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 1.05% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 2.85% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 10
Average daily rate
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£328 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £303 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £424 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £100.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+488.23% -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.15%
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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
1275 1122 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.93% 36.86% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 736 449
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 46 44
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £18.22 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 9 £325 - 1
Dorset 0 8 £500 +53.72%
Somerset - 6 £328 - 1
Gloucestershire -10 5 £415 +29.68% 1
Devon - 5 £359 - 3
Wiltshire -9 2 £338 -15.62% 2
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 42 (64.62%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
3 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
4 26 (40.00%) VMware
5 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 19 (29.23%) Citrix
8 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.69%) Linux
8 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
9 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (24.62%) .NET
11 15 (23.08%) Perl
12 13 (20.00%) IIS
12 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
13 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
14 11 (16.92%) Web Services
14 11 (16.92%) C#
15 10 (15.38%) VBScript
15 10 (15.38%) Python
15 10 (15.38%) Migration
15 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (15.38%) vSphere
15 10 (15.38%) XenApp
15 10 (15.38%) DevOps
16 9 (13.85%) SCCM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 20 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.00%) IIS
3 7 (10.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (10.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (9.23%) Lync
5 5 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.15%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.08%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.54%) Node.js
8 1 (1.54%) Apache
8 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 4 (6.15%) DHCP
3 3 (4.62%) WAN
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) SAN
5 1 (1.54%) Intranet
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.15%) MarkLogic
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.08%) MySQL
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) MS Access
8 1 (1.54%) OLAP
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) MSI
2 2 (3.08%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Ant
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
1 7 (10.77%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) Administrator
3 9 (13.85%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.15%) DBA
6 4 (6.15%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) Web Services
3 7 (10.77%) WCF
4 5 (7.69%) CSS
4 5 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.15%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.62%) Flash
6 3 (4.62%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) XSL
7 2 (3.08%) jQuery
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.54%) REST
8 1 (1.54%) CSS3
8 1 (1.54%) CAML
8 1 (1.54%) MDX
8 1 (1.54%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.54%) XHTML
8 1 (1.54%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) NHS
2 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Social Network
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 42 (64.62%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (27.69%) Linux
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.15%) Fedora
7 4 (6.15%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Migration
1 10 (15.38%) DevOps
2 8 (12.31%) Patch Management
3 7 (10.77%) Web Development
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 5 (7.69%) ETL
5 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.69%) Data Security
6 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.15%) Database Security
6 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) Content Management
8 2 (3.08%) OO
8 2 (3.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) Perl
3 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) VBScript
5 10 (15.38%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) Java
7 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.62%) Ruby
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.62%) MCTS
4 3 (4.62%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.38%) XenApp
3 10 (15.38%) vSphere
4 7 (10.77%) XenDesktop
4 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.62%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.77%) Puppet
4 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.15%) Ansible
5 3 (4.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.08%) Nagios
7 1 (1.54%) AppManager
7 1 (1.54%) WMI
7 1 (1.54%) WSUS
7 1 (1.54%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.54%) SCOM
7 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) VMware
2 19 (29.23%) Citrix
3 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle
5 8 (12.31%) Symantec
6 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.69%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) Lotus
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco
8 4 (6.15%) HP
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 3 (4.62%) Veeam
10 2 (3.08%) TOWER Software
11 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.54%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.54%) IBM
11 1 (1.54%) NetIQ
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