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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 81 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 58 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.92% 0.95% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.11% 2.50% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 26
Median daily rate £340 £328 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £226 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +2.94%
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
1134 1201 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.62% 38.18% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 804 786
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 74 55
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £55.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +24 26 £348 +6.92% 4
Gloucestershire +3 8 £425 +2.40% 2
Wiltshire 0 8 £275 -18.44% 4
Dorset -5 5 £280 -44.00% 1
Somerset +6 4 £400 +22.13% 2
Devon +3 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 86 (71.07%) Windows
2 67 (55.37%) SQL
3 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
4 53 (43.80%) Active Directory
5 49 (40.50%) Windows Server
6 42 (34.71%) SharePoint
6 42 (34.71%) VMware
7 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
9 34 (28.10%) SCCM
10 33 (27.27%) Migration
11 28 (23.14%) DNS
12 27 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (21.49%) Security Cleared
14 25 (20.66%) DHCP
15 24 (19.83%) Linux
15 24 (19.83%) .NET
16 23 (19.01%) C#
16 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (18.18%) MS Exchange
18 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (16.53%) Finance
20 19 (15.70%) Windows 7
20 19 (15.70%) Office 365
21 18 (14.88%) vSphere
21 18 (14.88%) Hyper-V
22 17 (14.05%) VBScript
23 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
23 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (34.71%) SharePoint
2 22 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 14 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (11.57%) IIS
4 13 (10.74%) Skype for Business
5 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (7.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (6.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.65%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.65%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.83%) Apache
10 1 (0.83%) GemFire
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.09%) InfoPath
3 10 (8.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) Office 365
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.83%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) DNS
2 25 (20.66%) DHCP
3 14 (11.57%) SAN
4 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.79%) Firewall
5 7 (5.79%) Kerberos
6 6 (4.96%) LAN
6 6 (4.96%) VPN
6 6 (4.96%) WAN
7 3 (2.48%) Internet
7 3 (2.48%) Intranet
7 3 (2.48%) Skype
8 2 (1.65%) IMAP4
8 2 (1.65%) POP3
8 2 (1.65%) SMTP
8 2 (1.65%) SSL
9 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.83%) Network Security
9 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.09%) Ingres
3 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.48%) OLAP
6 3 (2.48%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.65%) Biml
7 2 (1.65%) MySQL
7 2 (1.65%) Power BI
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.65%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.65%) MSI
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (16.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Back Office
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Law
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Developer
2 20 (16.53%) Consultant
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Administrator
5 12 (9.92%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) DBA
6 11 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (8.26%) SQL DBA
7 10 (8.26%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) SharePoint Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Exchange Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (4.13%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.83%) .NET
2 11 (9.09%) CSS
3 10 (8.26%) HTML
3 10 (8.26%) jQuery
4 8 (6.61%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.96%) XML
6 3 (2.48%) WCF
7 2 (1.65%) boto
7 2 (1.65%) LINQ
7 2 (1.65%) Web Services
8 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.83%) Middleware
8 1 (0.83%) POSIX
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.92%) Clustering
3 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.61%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.13%) Data Extraction
5 5 (4.13%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.13%) iPhone
5 5 (4.13%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.48%) Blog
7 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.65%) PKI
7 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) DataPower
8 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) Psychology
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (71.07%) Windows
2 49 (40.50%) Windows Server
3 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (19.83%) Linux
5 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (15.70%) Windows 7
7 15 (12.40%) Windows 10
8 14 (11.57%) Unix
9 9 (7.44%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.83%) Android
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.83%) VMS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Migration
2 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (9.09%) ITIL
3 11 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
4 10 (8.26%) Server Patching
5 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.61%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (6.61%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.79%) Data Management
7 7 (5.79%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.79%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.79%) SDLC
8 6 (4.96%) Coaching
8 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.13%) CRM
9 5 (4.13%) Security Auditing
9 5 (4.13%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.37%) SQL
2 23 (19.01%) C#
3 17 (14.05%) VBScript
4 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
5 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.79%) VB
7 6 (4.96%) C
8 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.31%) Python
10 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 3 (2.48%) VBA
11 2 (1.65%) Java
11 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.57%) MCSE
4 12 (9.92%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.61%) MCSA
5 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.79%) MCITP
6 7 (5.79%) MCTS
7 5 (4.13%) MCAD
7 5 (4.13%) MCSD
8 3 (2.48%) CISSP
9 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.83%) MCP
10 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 53 (43.80%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.88%) Hyper-V
3 18 (14.88%) vSphere
4 16 (13.22%) VMware ESX
5 14 (11.57%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (11.57%) XenApp
5 14 (11.57%) XenDesktop
6 12 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) Firmware
9 1 (0.83%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) SCCM
2 11 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (8.26%) SCOM
4 8 (6.61%) WSUS
5 5 (4.13%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.48%) Puppet
7 2 (1.65%) Ansible
7 2 (1.65%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.83%) Control-M
8 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Nagios
8 1 (0.83%) Salt
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (34.71%) VMware
3 13 (10.74%) Citrix
4 11 (9.09%) Cisco
4 11 (9.09%) NetApp
4 11 (9.09%) Oracle
5 10 (8.26%) HP
6 8 (6.61%) Nintex
6 8 (6.61%) Sophos
7 7 (5.79%) Intel Security
8 6 (4.96%) Dell
9 5 (4.13%) Veeam
10 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.31%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.31%) Wyse
11 3 (2.48%) SAP
11 3 (2.48%) Teradata
12 2 (1.65%) Cognos
12 2 (1.65%) IBM
12 2 (1.65%) IronPort