The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +3.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
154 123 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.53% 42.41% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 87 52
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.99 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.08% -0.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.11 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.80 £19.17 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) IIS
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Intune
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) SCDPM
3 8 (80.00%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) MCTS
3 8 (80.00%) MCITP
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (80.00%) SAN
3 8 (80.00%) Internet
3 8 (80.00%) McAfee
4 5 (50.00%) GIS
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (90.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
1 3 (30.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (80.00%) MCTS
1 8 (80.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Intune
2 8 (80.00%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (80.00%) SCDPM
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace