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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 33 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.64% 1.43% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 5.08% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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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 Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 118 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.94% 28.10% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 76 53
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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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

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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 22 May 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM