The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 39 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.31% - 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% - 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -11.86%
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
187 148 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 61.11% 51.93% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 114 107
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle