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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 54 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.09% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 2.34% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -8.16%
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
286 214 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 37.39% 29.20% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 124 137
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) SCOM
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (28.57%) Replication
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) SCCM
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) Product Management
8 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (14.29%) SaaS
9 2 (9.52%) PaaS
9 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning

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 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Heroku
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) OLTP
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) DBA
1 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Product Management
4 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) EMC Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCAD
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSD
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vCloud
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) MOM
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec
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