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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
PowerShell
South Wales

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
200 162 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.17% 52.09% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 123 64
Average daily rate £350 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £110.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -79.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Power BI
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (33.33%) MCSA

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) GitHub
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) Power BI
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (11.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
3 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 2 (22.22%) New Relic
3 2 (22.22%) Rackspace