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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 62 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.37% 0.72% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 2.48% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -19.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.93%
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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
277 121 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 51.49% 29.09% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 75 99
Average daily rate £350 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.97 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
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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
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Cardiff - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) McAfee
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Intune
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (55.56%) MCTS
4 5 (55.56%) MCITP
4 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) SCDPM
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 3 (33.33%) VB

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Server Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Change Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
1 3 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCTS
1 5 (55.56%) MCITP
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Intune
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (55.56%) SCDPM
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) McAfee
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace