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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 39 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.70% 1.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
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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
111 120 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.53% 31.01% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 83 39
Average daily rate £300 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £31.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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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 28 August 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) SCOM
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) IaaS
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) SaltStack
5 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) MSI
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) Advertising
7 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (11.11%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) SaltStack