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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 55 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 0.94% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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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
219 224 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.26% 35.22% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 151 56
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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
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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VB
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 4 (26.67%) NHS
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) WSUS
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
8 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (26.67%) WSUS
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Tableau
5 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp