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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 38 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.78% 0.31% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 1.28% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £423
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.93%
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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
74 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.44% 24.00% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 76
Average daily rate £375 £315 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £13.77 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.53% -67.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) CCA
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) BMC

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCA
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) CCEE
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) BMC