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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 44 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.94% 1.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.13% 4.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -21.53%
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
283 234 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 48.46% 36.11% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 164 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -42.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 2015. 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
Newport - 18 £365 -
Cardiff +2 4 £375 - 1
PowerShell
Wales

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) Scrum
2 22 (70.97%) MSBuild
2 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
3 21 (67.74%) Hudson
3 21 (67.74%) Jython
4 20 (64.52%) Artifactory
5 18 (58.06%) Windows
6 15 (48.39%) DevOps
7 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
7 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
8 13 (41.94%) Software Delivery
9 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (35.48%) Java
10 11 (35.48%) ITIL
11 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 8 (25.81%) Subversion
11 8 (25.81%) Maven
11 8 (25.81%) Gradle
12 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
13 6 (19.35%) Migration
13 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
15 4 (12.90%) SMTP
15 4 (12.90%) Linux
15 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
15 4 (12.90%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (12.90%) Lotus
15 4 (12.90%) Active Directory

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
3 4 (12.90%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Jetty
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) SMTP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MSBuild
1 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
2 21 (67.74%) Hudson
3 20 (64.52%) Artifactory
4 8 (25.81%) Gradle
4 8 (25.81%) Subversion
4 8 (25.81%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Deployment Specialist
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Scrum
2 15 (48.39%) DevOps
3 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (41.94%) Software Delivery
5 11 (35.48%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
10 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
10 1 (3.23%) Auto-Scaling
10 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Jython
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Lotus
2 4 (12.90%) Clearswift
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore