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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.65% 0.84% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.43% 2.83% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £398 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £385 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -49.52%
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
269 212 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.63% 29.78% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 133 144
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (50.00%) SCOM
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (26.92%) Replication
7 6 (23.08%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
9 4 (15.38%) SCCM
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (11.54%) DevOps
10 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
10 3 (11.54%) CSS
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
10 3 (11.54%) Advertising

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 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) OLTP
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DBA
1 10 (38.46%) SQL DBA
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (23.08%) Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Senior DBA
4 5 (19.23%) Senior SQL DBA
4 5 (19.23%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.85%) CAML
5 1 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Product Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) MCAD
1 1 (3.85%) MCITP
1 1 (3.85%) MCSD
1 1 (3.85%) MCTS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) VCP5
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) MOM
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
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