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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 43 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 25 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.82% 1.60% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.47% 4.19% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 0
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
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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
295 215 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.11% 38.26% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 167 118
Average daily rate £330 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £79.25 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.81% +423.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.65 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £131.85 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 - 16 £365 -
Cardiff -12 8 £425 +13.33%
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 26 (66.67%) Scrum
2 26 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 26 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 25 (64.10%) Hudson
3 25 (64.10%) Jython
3 25 (64.10%) Windows
4 24 (61.54%) Artifactory
5 21 (53.85%) DevOps
6 18 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (41.03%) Software Delivery
9 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
10 12 (30.77%) ITIL
11 11 (28.21%) Java
12 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.51%) Subversion
13 8 (20.51%) Maven
13 8 (20.51%) Gradle
14 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (17.95%) Migration
14 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
15 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
16 5 (12.82%) Linux
16 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
16 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (12.82%) Office 365
16 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.26%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.56%) Jetty
6 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) SMTP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 26 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 25 (64.10%) Hudson
3 24 (61.54%) Artifactory
4 8 (20.51%) Gradle
4 8 (20.51%) Subversion
4 8 (20.51%) Maven
5 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Deployment Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Release Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Scrum
2 21 (53.85%) DevOps
3 18 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (41.03%) Software Delivery
5 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.95%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Coaching
9 2 (5.13%) Open Source
10 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.56%) Auto-Scaling
10 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Jython
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Lotus
2 4 (10.26%) Clearswift
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore