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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.36% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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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
137 104 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.96% 37.28% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 79 40
Average daily rate £300 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £79.25 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+419.67% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.85 £15.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (72.73%) Office 365
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Intune
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) IIS
3 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) McAfee
4 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) MCTS
4 7 (63.64%) MCITP
4 7 (63.64%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (63.64%) SCDPM
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) GIS
6 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 7 (63.64%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
1 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
1 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Server Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) VBScript
1 3 (27.27%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
2 7 (63.64%) MCTS
2 7 (63.64%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Intune
2 7 (63.64%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (63.64%) SCDPM
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) Rackspace