The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 62 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 85 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.89% 1.15% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 3.12% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 27 29
Median daily rate £350 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £472 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -11.86%
PowerShell
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1106 1153 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.64% 36.84% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 745 787
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 70 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.70 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
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 the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +30 37 £340 +4.61% 4
Gloucestershire +10 13 £513 +23.49%
Wiltshire +1 12 £354 +1.07% 1
Dorset +1 9 £280 -44.00% 2
Somerset +4 3 £400 +23.07% 6
Devon 0 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 80 (67.80%) Windows
2 61 (51.69%) SQL
3 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
4 52 (44.07%) Active Directory
5 46 (38.98%) Windows Server
6 43 (36.44%) SharePoint
7 39 (33.05%) VMware
8 36 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (28.81%) Migration
9 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
10 33 (27.97%) SCCM
11 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (22.03%) .NET
12 26 (22.03%) DNS
13 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
14 24 (20.34%) DHCP
14 24 (20.34%) C#
14 24 (20.34%) Linux
14 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (16.10%) Windows 7
15 19 (16.10%) vSphere
16 18 (15.25%) Office 365
16 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
16 18 (15.25%) Finance
17 17 (14.41%) VBScript
18 16 (13.56%) IIS
18 16 (13.56%) MCSE
18 16 (13.56%) MS Excel

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 43 (36.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
3 16 (13.56%) IIS
4 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (10.17%) Skype for Business
6 11 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (7.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.69%) Apache
9 2 (1.69%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.69%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.17%) InfoPath
3 9 (7.63%) MS Office
4 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.25%) Office 365
2 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.69%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.85%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.03%) DNS
2 24 (20.34%) DHCP
3 13 (11.02%) SAN
4 7 (5.93%) Kerberos
4 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.08%) Firewall
6 5 (4.24%) LAN
6 5 (4.24%) VPN
6 5 (4.24%) WAN
7 3 (2.54%) Internet
7 3 (2.54%) Intranet
8 2 (1.69%) IMAP4
8 2 (1.69%) POP3
8 2 (1.69%) Skype
8 2 (1.69%) SMTP
8 2 (1.69%) SSL
8 2 (1.69%) VoIP
9 1 (0.85%) HTTP
9 1 (0.85%) NAS
9 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.47%) Ingres
4 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.54%) MySQL
7 3 (2.54%) OLAP
7 3 (2.54%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.69%) Biml
8 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.69%) Power BI
9 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.69%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.69%) JIRA
2 2 (1.69%) MSI
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Back Office
3 5 (4.24%) Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Law
5 2 (1.69%) Military
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.64%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Consultant
3 15 (12.71%) Administrator
4 13 (11.02%) Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (8.47%) DBA
6 10 (8.47%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) SQL DBA
8 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (4.24%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.03%) .NET
2 12 (10.17%) CSS
3 11 (9.32%) HTML
3 11 (9.32%) jQuery
4 9 (7.63%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.93%) XML
6 3 (2.54%) WCF
6 3 (2.54%) Web Services
7 2 (1.69%) boto
7 2 (1.69%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.69%) LINQ
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.85%) Middleware
8 1 (0.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.32%) Clustering
3 8 (6.78%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.08%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.08%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.24%) Data Extraction
5 5 (4.24%) iPhone
6 3 (2.54%) Blog
7 2 (1.69%) CESG
7 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.69%) DataPower
7 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (67.80%) Windows
2 46 (38.98%) Windows Server
3 36 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (20.34%) Linux
6 19 (16.10%) Windows 7
7 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (11.86%) Windows 10
9 13 (11.02%) Unix
10 9 (7.63%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.85%) Android
12 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.85%) VMS
12 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) Migration
2 12 (10.17%) ITIL
2 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Optimisation
4 9 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.63%) Server Patching
5 8 (6.78%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.93%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.93%) SDLC
7 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.08%) Coaching
7 6 (5.08%) Data Management
7 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.08%) Security Auditing
7 6 (5.08%) Workflow
8 5 (4.24%) CRM
8 5 (4.24%) SOA
8 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.69%) SQL
2 24 (20.34%) C#
3 17 (14.41%) VBScript
4 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.17%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.93%) VB
7 6 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.08%) C
8 4 (3.39%) Java
8 4 (3.39%) Perl
8 4 (3.39%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) VBA
10 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (13.56%) MCSE
4 13 (11.02%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.78%) MCITP
6 8 (6.78%) MCSA
6 8 (6.78%) MCTS
7 6 (5.08%) MCAD
7 6 (5.08%) MCSD
7 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.54%) CISSP
9 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.69%) CCNA
9 2 (1.69%) CCNP
10 1 (0.85%) Degree
10 1 (0.85%) MCP
10 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.54%) JSP 440
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 52 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.10%) vSphere
4 16 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.56%) VMware ESX
5 14 (11.86%) XenApp
6 13 (11.02%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (11.02%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.85%) Firmware
8 1 (0.85%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (27.97%) SCCM
2 9 (7.63%) SCOM
3 7 (5.93%) WSUS
4 5 (4.24%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.54%) Puppet
6 2 (1.69%) Ansible
6 2 (1.69%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.85%) Control-M
7 1 (0.85%) Nagios
7 1 (0.85%) Salt
7 1 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.05%) VMware
3 13 (11.02%) Citrix
4 12 (10.17%) Cisco
4 12 (10.17%) HP
5 11 (9.32%) NetApp
6 8 (6.78%) Nintex
6 8 (6.78%) Oracle
6 8 (6.78%) Sophos
7 6 (5.08%) Dell
7 6 (5.08%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.39%) Forcepoint
8 4 (3.39%) Wyse
9 3 (2.54%) IBM
9 3 (2.54%) Teradata
9 3 (2.54%) Veeam
10 2 (1.69%) RightFax
10 2 (1.69%) SAP
10 2 (1.69%) Symantec
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