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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.14% 1.22% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 4.12% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
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
136 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 35.60% 29.66% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 74
Average daily rate £388 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -26.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (36.84%) SCOM
6 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 6 (31.58%) IaaS
7 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (21.05%) Puppet
9 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (21.05%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) IIS
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) XML

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.53%) NServiceBus
5 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (36.84%) Office 365
3 6 (31.58%) IaaS
4 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) FxCop
3 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.53%) StyleCop
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
1 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 4 (21.05%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Simpana
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize
4 1 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Altiris
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Finjan
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos