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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 81 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 66 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.16% 1.13% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 2.87% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 14
Median daily rate £328 £328 £328
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +488.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
1161 1255 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.08% 39.22% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 848 735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 48
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +26 35 £340 +4.61% 8
Gloucestershire +5 13 £116 -72.04% 1
Wiltshire -1 9 £320 -5.18% 4
Devon +12 2 - -
Dorset -9 2 £255 -49.00% 1
Somerset +11 1 - - 3
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 103 (73.57%) Windows
2 76 (54.29%) SQL
3 64 (45.71%) Active Directory
4 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 54 (38.57%) Windows Server
6 44 (31.43%) SQL Server
7 43 (30.71%) VMware
8 42 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 38 (27.14%) SCCM
9 38 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (26.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (25.71%) Migration
12 34 (24.29%) VBScript
13 30 (21.43%) .NET
13 30 (21.43%) Security Cleared
14 26 (18.57%) Finance
15 25 (17.86%) DNS
16 24 (17.14%) C#
16 24 (17.14%) SAN
17 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
17 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (15.71%) Office 365
18 22 (15.71%) Linux
19 21 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
21 19 (13.57%) Windows 10
21 19 (13.57%) DHCP
22 18 (12.86%) IIS

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 42 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.86%) IIS
3 16 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 13 (9.29%) Skype for Business
5 10 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.57%) IBM Domino
8 5 (3.57%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.43%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.71%) Apache
11 1 (0.71%) GemFire
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.71%) MS Office
3 11 (7.86%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) Office 365
2 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.71%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.71%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.86%) DNS
2 24 (17.14%) SAN
3 19 (13.57%) DHCP
4 9 (6.43%) Firewall
4 9 (6.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.00%) Kerberos
5 7 (5.00%) VPN
5 7 (5.00%) WAN
6 6 (4.29%) LAN
7 4 (2.86%) Internet
8 3 (2.14%) Intranet
8 3 (2.14%) Skype
8 3 (2.14%) SSL
9 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.43%) IMAP4
9 2 (1.43%) POP3
9 2 (1.43%) SMTP
10 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.71%) MPLS
10 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (12.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (7.86%) Ingres
5 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.14%) OLAP
9 3 (2.14%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.43%) Biml
10 2 (1.43%) MySQL
10 2 (1.43%) Power BI
11 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.71%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MSI
1 6 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.86%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.43%) JIRA
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Back Office
3 4 (2.86%) Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Electronics
4 3 (2.14%) Law
4 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Military
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (17.14%) Developer
2 23 (16.43%) Consultant
3 21 (15.00%) Administrator
4 17 (12.14%) DBA
5 16 (11.43%) Analyst
6 15 (10.71%) SQL DBA
7 12 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (6.43%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Architect
10 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
12 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
12 5 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
12 5 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
12 5 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) .NET
2 11 (7.86%) CSS
3 10 (7.14%) HTML
3 10 (7.14%) jQuery
4 8 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.29%) XML
6 3 (2.14%) WCF
7 2 (1.43%) boto
7 2 (1.43%) LINQ
7 2 (1.43%) Web Services
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.71%) Middleware
8 1 (0.71%) POSIX
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Clustering
2 11 (7.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.57%) iPhone
3 5 (3.57%) NHS
3 5 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.86%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.86%) Replication
5 3 (2.14%) Blog
6 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.43%) PKI
6 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) CESG
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) PMI
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (73.57%) Windows
2 54 (38.57%) Windows Server
3 38 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (26.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (15.71%) Linux
6 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (13.57%) Windows 10
8 15 (10.71%) Unix
9 9 (6.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.71%) VMS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) Migration
2 16 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (10.00%) Server Patching
4 11 (7.86%) SQL Optimisation
5 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (5.00%) Data Management
6 7 (5.00%) DevOps
6 7 (5.00%) High Availability
6 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.00%) SDLC
7 6 (4.29%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.29%) Coaching
7 6 (4.29%) Scrum
8 5 (3.57%) CRM
8 5 (3.57%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (54.29%) SQL
2 34 (24.29%) VBScript
3 24 (17.14%) C#
4 13 (9.29%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.57%) VB
6 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.29%) C
8 5 (3.57%) Python
9 4 (2.86%) VBA
10 3 (2.14%) Java
10 3 (2.14%) Perl
11 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.00%) MCITP
5 7 (5.00%) MCTS
6 6 (4.29%) MCSE
7 5 (3.57%) MCAD
7 5 (3.57%) MCSD
8 4 (2.86%) Degree
9 3 (2.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.71%) CCNP
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
10 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 64 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.86%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.86%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (10.00%) XenApp
4 14 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 11 (7.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (7.14%) vSphere
7 7 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) Docker
9 1 (0.71%) Firmware
9 1 (0.71%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.71%) Snort
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (27.14%) SCCM
2 11 (7.86%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (7.14%) SCOM
4 9 (6.43%) WSUS
5 5 (3.57%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.14%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.14%) Puppet
7 2 (1.43%) Ansible
7 2 (1.43%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.71%) Control-M
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Nagios
8 1 (0.71%) Nessus
8 1 (0.71%) QRadar
8 1 (0.71%) Salt
8 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (30.71%) VMware
3 14 (10.00%) Citrix
4 11 (7.86%) Cisco
4 11 (7.86%) HP
5 10 (7.14%) Dell
6 9 (6.43%) Oracle
7 8 (5.71%) Intel Security
7 8 (5.71%) Nintex
8 6 (4.29%) NetApp
9 5 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.57%) Lotus
9 5 (3.57%) Veeam
10 4 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (2.86%) SAP
10 4 (2.86%) Wyse
11 3 (2.14%) Juniper
11 3 (2.14%) Teradata
12 2 (1.43%) Symantec
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