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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 2.94% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £325 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £29.77
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.02%

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
205 204 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.17% 32.38% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 132 94
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 £275 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £516 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) SCOM
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (20.00%) Advertising
7 4 (20.00%) Replication
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.00%) MCSE
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) IIS
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DBA
1 7 (35.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CAML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) LINQ
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix