The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.64% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.96% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
150 62 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.98% 35.84% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 44 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
South Wales

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Cardiff region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense