The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 33 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.81% 0.83% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 3.61% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £358 £328 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £391 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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Wiltshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 83 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 29.82% 22.99% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 99
Average daily rate £338 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.19 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% -50.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.06 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £21.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (61.11%) NetApp
5 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
6 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (50.00%) vSphere
7 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (50.00%) Migration
7 9 (50.00%) ITIL
8 8 (44.44%) MCSE
8 8 (44.44%) MCSA
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (44.44%) DHCP
8 8 (44.44%) DNS
8 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (38.89%) Sophos
10 6 (33.33%) Linux
10 6 (33.33%) WSUS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DHCP
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Exchange Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
1 9 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) E-Discovery
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) MCSA
1 8 (44.44%) MCSE
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) NetApp
3 7 (38.89%) Sophos
4 4 (22.22%) Forcepoint
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix