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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 51 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.11% 2.59% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 4.93% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 4
Median daily rate £350 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -17.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -11.86%
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
271 284 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 57.17% 52.59% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 218 145
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Median hourly rate £18.56 £16.38 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -37.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.08 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.38 £17.50 £29.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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
Cardiff - 4 £350 - 1
Newport +6 2 £350 +2.94%
Bridgend - 1 £400 -
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Office 365
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (33.33%) Lotus
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) IBM Notes
6 5 (33.33%) IBM Domino
6 5 (33.33%) SMTP
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
8 3 (20.00%) Rackspace
8 3 (20.00%) GitHub
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus Notes Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Lotus
3 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (20.00%) New Relic
3 3 (20.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (13.33%) Clearswift
5 1 (6.67%) arcserve
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) VMware