The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 67 56 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.39% 2.11% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 5.40% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
Average daily rate
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£513 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.69% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £278 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £450 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £49.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.39% -12.06%
PowerShell
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
495 500 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.34% 39.09% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 261 217
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.80 £52.50 £45.00
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 Surrey

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
Redhill - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £500 - 1
Woking - 1 £335 - 1
Staines - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 3
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
3 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
4 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) VBScript
5 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (25.81%) SSL
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
6 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
6 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (22.58%) Capacity Management
6 7 (22.58%) SCSM
6 7 (22.58%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) Clustering
6 7 (22.58%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (22.58%) VB
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) IIS
7 6 (19.35%) BMC
7 6 (19.35%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (19.35%) XenApp
8 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
8 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Finance

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.90%) Lync
4 3 (9.68%) CloudStack
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) MSI
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support
5 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
1 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
1 7 (22.58%) Capacity Management
2 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Logistics
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
1 9 (29.03%) VBScript
2 7 (22.58%) VB
2 7 (22.58%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (19.35%) XenApp
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.68%) XenServer
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (22.58%) SCSM
2 6 (19.35%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (12.90%) SCOM
4 3 (9.68%) SCCM
5 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) Puppet
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
3 6 (19.35%) BMC
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) AppSense
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Nintex
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Toshiba
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Dell