The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 47 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.70% 1.42% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 4.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
PowerShell
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
275 219 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.99% 34.54% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 148 68
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £19.15 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 14 £340 -
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) Scrum
2 13 (76.47%) Jython
2 13 (76.47%) MSBuild
2 13 (76.47%) Jenkins
3 12 (70.59%) Artifactory
3 12 (70.59%) Hudson
4 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) Subversion
5 8 (47.06%) Maven
5 8 (47.06%) Gradle
6 7 (41.18%) Software Delivery
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
10 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
10 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (17.65%) VMware
10 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
10 3 (17.65%) Clustering
10 3 (17.65%) Symantec
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MSBuild
1 13 (76.47%) Jenkins
2 12 (70.59%) Artifactory
2 12 (70.59%) Hudson
3 8 (47.06%) Subversion
3 8 (47.06%) Maven
3 8 (47.06%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Deployment Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Change Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Release Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Software Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Jython
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee