The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.22% 1.41% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 3.09% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £400 £255 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -32.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -21.87%
PowerShell
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 162 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.12% 45.76% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 94 109
Median daily rate £350 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £453 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 7
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Somerset region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 £400 - 1
Street - 1 £290 - 1
PowerShell
South West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Biml
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Application Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) LINQ
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky