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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / South West
Rank 94 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 45 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.71% 1.07% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 2.77% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 11
Median daily rate £345 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
1049 1157 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.95% 38.86% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 730 782
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 67
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £56.40 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Devon - 12 £175 -
Somerset +10 10 £350 +2.18% 4
Wiltshire -7 9 £350 -6.66% 3
Bristol +17 7 £400 +35.59% 8
Gloucestershire +3 5 £269 -32.75% 1
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
Avon - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 55 (54.46%) Windows
2 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
3 37 (36.63%) Linux
4 36 (35.64%) SQL
4 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
5 34 (33.66%) VMware
6 31 (30.69%) .NET
7 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
7 26 (25.74%) Windows Server
8 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
8 25 (24.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (21.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (20.79%) SC Cleared
11 20 (19.80%) ITIL
11 20 (19.80%) IIS
12 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (17.82%) MS Excel
12 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (15.84%) Clustering
14 16 (15.84%) SAN
15 15 (14.85%) Unix
16 14 (13.86%) Oracle
16 14 (13.86%) SCCM
17 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell
17 13 (12.87%) C#
17 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
17 13 (12.87%) Failover Clustering
17 13 (12.87%) DevOps

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 20 (19.80%) IIS
2 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.90%) GlassFish
3 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.90%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.95%) Confluence
7 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (7.92%) Office 365
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.97%) Route 53
5 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.84%) SAN
2 10 (9.90%) Firewall
2 10 (9.90%) Kerberos
3 5 (4.95%) Internet
3 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) DNS
4 4 (3.96%) LAN
4 4 (3.96%) VPN
4 4 (3.96%) WAN
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.97%) VoIP
6 2 (1.98%) DHCP
6 2 (1.98%) NAS
6 2 (1.98%) Skype
6 2 (1.98%) Wireless
7 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.99%) Intranet
7 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (11.88%) Ingres
5 11 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database
7 9 (8.91%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.96%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (3.96%) PowerPivot
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.98%) MySQL
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Subversion
2 10 (9.90%) Ant
2 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (4.95%) JIRA
6 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.98%) MSI
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.99%) MSTest
9 1 (0.99%) NUnit
9 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Advertising
3 2 (1.98%) Back Office
3 2 (1.98%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
3 2 (1.98%) Military
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) DBA
2 15 (14.85%) Developer
3 13 (12.87%) SQL DBA
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
4 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Administrator
6 8 (7.92%) Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Applications Support
6 8 (7.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) PowerShell Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) AWS Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.69%) .NET
2 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
2 8 (7.92%) Web Services
3 4 (3.96%) HTML
4 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.98%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.99%) Ajax
6 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
6 1 (0.99%) Durandal
6 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.99%) HTML5
6 1 (0.99%) jQuery
6 1 (0.99%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.99%) React
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
6 1 (0.99%) WinForms
6 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Clustering
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) PKI
3 3 (2.97%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.98%) CESG
4 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (54.46%) Windows
2 37 (36.63%) Linux
3 26 (25.74%) Windows Server
4 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (14.85%) Unix
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.90%) AIX
7 10 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.98%) Debian
10 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.87%) DevOps
5 12 (11.88%) Data Encryption
5 12 (11.88%) SQL Optimisation
6 9 (8.91%) ETL
7 8 (7.92%) Workflow
8 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.93%) Data Management
8 7 (6.93%) Migration
9 6 (5.94%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) SIEM
10 5 (4.95%) Release Management
10 5 (4.95%) Scrum
11 4 (3.96%) Analytics
11 4 (3.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (3.96%) Project Management
11 4 (3.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) SQL
2 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell
2 13 (12.87%) C#
3 12 (11.88%) Python
3 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.89%) VBScript
5 10 (9.90%) Perl
6 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.97%) C
8 3 (2.97%) Java
8 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.97%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.95%) CCNA
4 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.97%) CCNP
5 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.99%) MCITP
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSA
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 25 (24.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.91%) Docker
6 3 (2.97%) Snort
6 3 (2.97%) vSphere
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.99%) UAG
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.99%) XenApp
8 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) SCCM
2 13 (12.87%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (9.90%) Puppet
4 9 (8.91%) Terraform
5 7 (6.93%) Ansible
6 6 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.94%) Packer
7 5 (4.95%) Nagios
8 3 (2.97%) Nessus
8 3 (2.97%) PowerCLI
8 3 (2.97%) QRadar
9 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.99%) DatAdvantage
10 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.99%) SCOM
10 1 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.66%) VMware
3 14 (13.86%) Oracle
4 12 (11.88%) Citrix
5 11 (10.89%) SAP
6 10 (9.90%) IBM
6 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
7 9 (8.91%) Cisco
8 4 (3.96%) HP
8 4 (3.96%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.97%) ScanSafe
9 3 (2.97%) Sybase
10 2 (1.98%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.98%) Nintex
10 2 (1.98%) Sophos
10 2 (1.98%) Veeam
11 1 (0.99%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.99%) Varonis
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