The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South East / Middlesex
Rank 19 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.85% 3.47% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.36% 8.93% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £29.77
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.02%

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

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.85% 38.89% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 48
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (50.00%) Xbox
2 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) PlayStation
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (50.00%) PlayStation
1 3 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) VMware