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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Wales / South Wales
Rank 47 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.83% 1.35% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 3.03% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £29.77
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.02%

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
213 231 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 44.10% 44.59% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 184 180
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.61 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +13 3 £325 +4.00%
Bridgend - 1 £275 -
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) SaltStack
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SaltStack
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) arcserve
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Talend
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata