The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.16% 1.09% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 3.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 111 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.69% 30.16% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 28
Average daily rate £300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.82 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 - £30.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Coventry region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Coventry region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) WSUS
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) MSI
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense