The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Taunton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 23 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.04% - 16.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.85% - 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 5
Average daily rate £388 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.41% 35.90% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 8
Average daily rate £350 £310 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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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 18 April 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) SharePoint
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (68.18%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (68.18%) Migration
5 14 (63.64%) IIS
5 14 (63.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 14 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
7 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
7 12 (54.55%) ISA Server
8 11 (50.00%) Firewall
8 11 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (31.82%) Publishing
10 6 (27.27%) .NET
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (27.27%) C#
10 6 (27.27%) CSS
10 6 (27.27%) jQuery
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (22.73%) Information Management
11 5 (22.73%) MS Office
11 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
11 5 (22.73%) Workflow
12 4 (18.18%) XSLT
13 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) SharePoint
2 15 (68.18%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (63.64%) IIS
3 14 (63.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) SharePoint Administrator
1 15 (68.18%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Migration
2 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 5 (22.73%) Information Management
3 5 (22.73%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks