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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South East / Middlesex
Rank 16 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.97% 2.47% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 6.67% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
40 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.75% 37.04% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 37
Median daily rate £360 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £338 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (37.50%) Xbox
2 3 (37.50%) PlayStation
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (37.50%) PlayStation
1 3 (37.50%) Xbox
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle