The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 14 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.00% - 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% - 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate £410 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.05 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.63%
PowerShell
Somerset

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

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 32.00% 50.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 18
Average daily rate £400 £413 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% +12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £675 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) Database Security
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (55.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) DBA
1 6 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Database Security
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) VMware