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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 50 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% 2.63% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 5.26% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 3
Median daily rate £125 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% -2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
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
205 342 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.50% 50.00% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 261 174
Median daily rate £415 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -88.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Newport -3 1 £125 -65.75%
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) MCTS
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) GIS
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) arcserve
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware