The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 29 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.52% 1.04% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 4.44% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £419 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +199.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -49.52%
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
40 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.94% 23.44% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 11
Median daily rate £500 £475 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £322 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

PowerShell
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Architect
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Architect
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet