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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 50 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.57% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.39% -12.06%
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
214 166 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.28% 35.39% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 120 80
Average daily rate £325 £308 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.74% -39.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff - 9 £375 - 2
Bridgend - - - -
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
4 13 (72.22%) SAN
5 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (55.56%) DNS
7 10 (55.56%) DHCP
7 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
7 10 (55.56%) VMware
8 9 (50.00%) McAfee
8 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (44.44%) Office 365
9 8 (44.44%) Windows Intune
9 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (44.44%) VPN
9 8 (44.44%) Citrix
9 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (44.44%) ITIL
9 8 (44.44%) IIS
10 7 (38.89%) MCSE
10 7 (38.89%) Internet
10 7 (38.89%) Symantec
10 7 (38.89%) Remedy
10 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
10 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
10 7 (38.89%) vSphere
10 7 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (38.89%) SCDPM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) DHCP
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) GIS
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBScript
2 3 (16.67%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) MCTS
2 7 (38.89%) MCITP
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (5.56%) CCA
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) vSphere
3 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) XenServer
4 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
4 5 (27.78%) vCloud
5 3 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (11.11%) MetaFrame
6 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Windows Intune
2 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
2 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
2 7 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (38.89%) SCDPM
3 5 (27.78%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (22.22%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) Ansible
6 1 (5.56%) Puppet
6 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) McAfee
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) Symantec
5 7 (38.89%) Remedy
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Sophos
8 1 (5.56%) AppSense
8 1 (5.56%) Google
8 1 (5.56%) Rackspace