The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 55 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.33% 0.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 129 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.33% 30.14% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 93 94
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £20.13 £35.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £51.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 August 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 8 £375 - 4
Bridgend - - - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
4 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (61.90%) SAN
5 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (47.62%) DNS
7 10 (47.62%) DHCP
7 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
7 10 (47.62%) VMware
8 9 (42.86%) McAfee
8 9 (42.86%) VBScript
9 8 (38.10%) ITIL
9 8 (38.10%) VPN
9 8 (38.10%) Citrix
9 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (38.10%) Office 365
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Intune
9 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (38.10%) SCCM
10 7 (33.33%) MCTS
10 7 (33.33%) MCITP
10 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
10 7 (33.33%) vSphere
10 7 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 7 (33.33%) SCDPM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) SAN
2 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) DHCP
2 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Manager
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (14.29%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCTS
2 7 (33.33%) MCITP
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 1 (4.76%) CCA
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) vSphere
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) vCloud
4 5 (23.81%) XenServer
4 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 2 (9.52%) MetaFrame
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Intune
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (9.52%) ARCserve
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) McAfee
4 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 7 (33.33%) Symantec
5 7 (33.33%) Remedy
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Sophos
8 1 (4.76%) AppSense
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