The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 56 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.93% 1.07% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 3.39% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
281 236 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.21% 31.55% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 141 137
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 £26.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) SCOM
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Replication
7 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (13.64%) SCCM
9 3 (13.64%) SaaS
9 3 (13.64%) Product Management
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) VBScript
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
4 1 (4.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) IMAP
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) OLTP
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) DBA
1 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) MAPI
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Fedora
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Product Management
4 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) EMC Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCAD
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSD
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) MOM
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) IronPort
4 1 (4.55%) Mitel
4 1 (4.55%) RightFax
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam