The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.63%
PowerShell
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.56% 30.66% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £365 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP