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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 48 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.79% 2.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.17% -6.66%
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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
189 135 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.38% 36.10% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 103 80
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.39 £145.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.83% +850.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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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

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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 2 September 2015, 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 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) GIS
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore