The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Swindon region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 44 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.33% 0.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £319 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.96% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
159 67 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 35.18% 23.93% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 44 76
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £24.96 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.25% -41.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.42 £38.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
Wiltshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) VB
7 1 (14.29%) CA
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) Workflow
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CA