The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 53 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 0.83% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 3.29% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate £350 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £495 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
PowerShell
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
219 152 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.30% 25.12% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 99 113
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) NFS
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Samba
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Skype
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Lync Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
1 4 (36.36%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
1 3 (27.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) IronPort
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) RightFax
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec