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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 35 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.91% 0.95% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 4.60% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £381 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
PowerShell
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
134 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 35.45% 20.67% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 53 55
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.53 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.54% -51.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (69.23%) NetApp
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) MCSE
4 8 (61.54%) MCSA
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (61.54%) Migration
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (61.54%) vSphere
5 6 (46.15%) Sophos
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) WSUS
7 4 (30.77%) Linux

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSA
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
2 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) NetApp
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Sophos
3 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
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