The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 48 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.81% 2.34% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 7.84% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £423
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £28.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+50.86% +32.18%
PowerShell
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
170 153 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.64% 29.88% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 134
Average daily rate £375 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 12
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.87 £17.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Wiltshire region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 8 £400 -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Corsham - - - -
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (37.50%) SCCM
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 8 (33.33%) Software Distribution
5 8 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (33.33%) JSP
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) AppDNA
7 6 (25.00%) VBScript
7 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (25.00%) MSI
8 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) IIS
8 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (16.67%) WebSphere

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MSI
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
1 6 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) JSP
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) MSMQ
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.33%) Software Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) CAML
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 8 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 8 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) VBScript
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCEE
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) AppDNA
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Lumension
3 2 (8.33%) Unisys
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) AppSense
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco