The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 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 West Sussex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.20% 0.24% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.08% 0.86% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.24 £28.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +19.78%
Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 116 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.20% 27.68% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 128
Average daily rate £300 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 4 £300 -
Crawley - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) EDI
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (12.50%) InstallShield

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) SSH
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
1 1 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) EDI
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft