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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 76 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 66 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.32% 0.96% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 2.49% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 7
Median daily rate £340 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £197 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -4.25%
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
1135 1287 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.91% 38.44% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 865 734
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 99 49
Median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £20.40 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 August 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 August 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 +25 38 £330 +1.53% 7
Gloucestershire +18 15 £363 +74.69% 3
Wiltshire +5 6 £344 +1.85% 4
Devon +8 2 - -
Somerset +15 1 - - 4
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 116 (75.82%) Windows
2 76 (49.67%) SQL
3 64 (41.83%) Active Directory
4 62 (40.52%) Microsoft
5 58 (37.91%) Windows Server
6 46 (30.07%) SQL Server
6 46 (30.07%) VMware
7 42 (27.45%) .NET
7 42 (27.45%) SharePoint
7 42 (27.45%) SCCM
8 39 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (24.18%) Migration
10 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (21.57%) VBScript
12 30 (19.61%) SAN
13 29 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (18.95%) Security Cleared
14 27 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (16.99%) Finance
15 26 (16.99%) Linux
16 25 (16.34%) MS Excel
16 25 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (15.69%) DNS
18 23 (15.03%) Virtual Machines
19 22 (14.38%) Windows 10
19 22 (14.38%) Office 365
19 22 (14.38%) IIS
20 21 (13.73%) C#
20 21 (13.73%) Unix
20 21 (13.73%) Windows 7

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 (27.45%) SharePoint
2 22 (14.38%) IIS
3 15 (9.80%) MS Exchange
4 12 (7.84%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.27%) IBM Domino
8 5 (3.27%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.31%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.65%) Apache
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.65%) Confluence
11 1 (0.65%) GemFire
Applications
1 25 (16.34%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.76%) MS Office
3 9 (5.88%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.38%) Office 365
2 21 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.65%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.61%) SAN
2 24 (15.69%) DNS
3 19 (12.42%) DHCP
4 12 (7.84%) Firewall
5 11 (7.19%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.23%) WAN
7 7 (4.58%) Kerberos
7 7 (4.58%) LAN
7 7 (4.58%) VPN
8 6 (3.92%) Internet
9 4 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.61%) Intranet
9 4 (2.61%) Skype
10 3 (1.96%) SSL
11 2 (1.31%) IMAP4
11 2 (1.31%) POP3
11 2 (1.31%) SMTP
12 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.65%) Extranet
12 1 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (12.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (10.46%) Ingres
6 13 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.61%) OLAP
10 4 (2.61%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (1.31%) Biml
11 2 (1.31%) Power BI
12 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.65%) MS Access
12 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (5.88%) MSI
3 5 (3.27%) InstallShield
4 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.96%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.31%) JIRA
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.31%) Subversion
7 1 (0.65%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Back Office
3 5 (3.27%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) Electronics
5 3 (1.96%) Law
5 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (16.34%) Developer
2 24 (15.69%) Administrator
3 22 (14.38%) Consultant
3 22 (14.38%) DBA
4 19 (12.42%) SQL DBA
5 14 (9.15%) Analyst
6 10 (6.54%) SharePoint Developer
7 9 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Architect
10 6 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (3.92%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Citrix Consultant
11 5 (3.27%) SharePoint Architect
12 4 (2.61%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.45%) .NET
2 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
2 8 (5.23%) CSS
3 7 (4.58%) HTML
3 7 (4.58%) jQuery
4 4 (2.61%) WCF
4 4 (2.61%) XML
5 2 (1.31%) boto
5 2 (1.31%) LINQ
5 2 (1.31%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.65%) Middleware
6 1 (0.65%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Clustering
2 10 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.27%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.27%) NHS
3 5 (3.27%) Replication
4 4 (2.61%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.61%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.61%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.61%) iPhone
4 4 (2.61%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.96%) Blog
5 3 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.31%) PKI
6 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 116 (75.82%) Windows
2 58 (37.91%) Windows Server
3 39 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (16.99%) Linux
6 22 (14.38%) Windows 10
7 21 (13.73%) Unix
7 21 (13.73%) Windows 7
8 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.65%) VMS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) Migration
2 16 (10.46%) SQL Optimisation
2 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (9.80%) Server Patching
4 13 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.19%) Data Management
5 11 (7.19%) DevOps
5 11 (7.19%) Scrum
6 8 (5.23%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (5.23%) Software Deployment
7 7 (4.58%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (4.58%) High Availability
7 7 (4.58%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.58%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.58%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.58%) Release Management
7 7 (4.58%) SDLC
8 6 (3.92%) Coaching
8 6 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 76 (49.67%) SQL
2 33 (21.57%) VBScript
3 21 (13.73%) C#
4 18 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 14 (9.15%) VB
6 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.58%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.92%) Python
9 5 (3.27%) Java
9 5 (3.27%) VBA
10 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.61%) C
11 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.65%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.50%) DV Cleared
2 13 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.92%) MCSE
5 5 (3.27%) MCITP
6 4 (2.61%) Degree
6 4 (2.61%) MCTS
7 3 (1.96%) MCAD
7 3 (1.96%) MCSD
8 2 (1.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 64 (41.83%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.03%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
5 14 (9.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (8.50%) XenApp
6 13 (8.50%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.88%) vSphere
8 6 (3.92%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.96%) Snort
10 2 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.65%) Docker
11 1 (0.65%) Firmware
11 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.65%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 42 (27.45%) SCCM
2 16 (10.46%) Failover Clustering
3 11 (7.19%) WSUS
4 10 (6.54%) SCOM
5 5 (3.27%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.96%) Nessus
6 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.96%) QRadar
7 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.31%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.65%) Ansible
8 1 (0.65%) Control-M
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.65%) MOM
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.65%) Salt
8 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 46 (30.07%) VMware
3 15 (9.80%) Citrix
4 11 (7.19%) HP
5 10 (6.54%) Cisco
6 9 (5.88%) Dell
6 9 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 8 (5.23%) Nintex
7 8 (5.23%) Oracle
7 8 (5.23%) SAP
8 6 (3.92%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.92%) NetApp
9 5 (3.27%) Lotus
9 5 (3.27%) Veeam
10 4 (2.61%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (2.61%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (2.61%) Teradata
11 3 (1.96%) Juniper
11 3 (1.96%) ScanSafe
11 3 (1.96%) Wyse
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