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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 89 70 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +54
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 84 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.81% 2.61% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.42% 6.53% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 56 13
Median daily rate £331 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £387 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £92.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 - £62.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 - £122.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
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
1131 1287 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.01% 40.06% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 855 748
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 68 79
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £49.75
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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Wiltshire +1 21 £370 +5.71% 4
Bristol -1 11 £325 -25.71% 7
Gloucestershire 0 9 £325 -31.57% 3
Somerset +8 3 £273 -31.87% 11
Cornwall -4 2 £318 -20.62%
Dorset -11 1 £400 +30.08% 1
Devon - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 84 (71.79%) Windows
2 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 46 (39.32%) Active Directory
4 43 (36.75%) SQL
4 43 (36.75%) VMware
5 42 (35.90%) Windows Server
6 38 (32.48%) .NET
7 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
8 31 (26.50%) SAN
8 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (24.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
12 25 (21.37%) Linux
12 25 (21.37%) MS Excel
13 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (18.80%) VBScript
14 22 (18.80%) Migration
15 19 (16.24%) SCCM
16 18 (15.38%) SC Cleared
16 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (15.38%) Unix
16 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
16 18 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (14.53%) Clustering
17 17 (14.53%) DevOps
17 17 (14.53%) Virtual Machines
18 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
18 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003

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 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.11%) IIS
4 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.27%) Confluence
7 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.42%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.42%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.69%) Office 365
3 6 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) SAN
2 10 (8.55%) Firewall
3 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.13%) DNS
5 5 (4.27%) Internet
5 5 (4.27%) VPN
5 5 (4.27%) WAN
6 4 (3.42%) DHCP
6 4 (3.42%) LAN
6 4 (3.42%) VoIP
7 3 (2.56%) NAS
7 3 (2.56%) Skype
8 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.71%) Intranet
8 2 (1.71%) VLAN
9 1 (0.85%) DSL
9 1 (0.85%) Extranet
9 1 (0.85%) MPLS
9 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (24.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (11.11%) Ingres
5 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.42%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (3.42%) PowerPivot
8 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.71%) MySQL
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.85%) MS Access
11 1 (0.85%) OLAP
11 1 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (7.69%) MSI
3 8 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.27%) JIRA
5 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.56%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.85%) MSTest
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Advertising
2 3 (2.56%) Back Office
2 3 (2.56%) Military
2 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Electronics
3 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) DBA
2 19 (16.24%) Administrator
3 18 (15.38%) Developer
3 18 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 11 (9.40%) Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (5.98%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Junior
8 6 (5.13%) PowerShell Developer
9 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.27%) PowerShell Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (1.71%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.85%) jQuery
4 1 (0.85%) WCF
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Clustering
2 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.13%) Replication
3 5 (4.27%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.27%) NHS
4 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.42%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.42%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.42%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (71.79%) Windows
2 42 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (21.37%) Linux
5 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.38%) Unix
7 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (11.97%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.55%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.71%) Debian
10 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) Migration
2 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (14.53%) DevOps
4 13 (11.11%) Data Encryption
4 13 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
5 12 (10.26%) ITIL
6 9 (7.69%) ETL
6 9 (7.69%) Scrum
7 8 (6.84%) Data Management
7 8 (6.84%) High Availability
7 8 (6.84%) Server Patching
7 8 (6.84%) Workflow
8 7 (5.98%) Application Virtualisation
8 7 (5.98%) Release Management
8 7 (5.98%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (5.98%) Software Deployment
9 6 (5.13%) Analytics
9 6 (5.13%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.75%) SQL
2 22 (18.80%) VBScript
3 13 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.40%) C#
4 11 (9.40%) Python
4 11 (9.40%) T-SQL
4 11 (9.40%) VB
5 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.27%) Java
6 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.56%) C
7 3 (2.56%) VBA
8 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.27%) CCNA
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.42%) Degree
6 4 (3.42%) MCSE
7 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.71%) CCNP
7 2 (1.71%) MCITP
8 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (39.32%) Active Directory
2 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.53%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (5.98%) Docker
6 5 (4.27%) Snort
7 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.71%) XenApp
9 1 (0.85%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) vSphere
9 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) SCCM
2 14 (11.97%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (6.84%) WSUS
4 7 (5.98%) Ansible
4 7 (5.98%) Puppet
5 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.13%) Packer
5 6 (5.13%) Terraform
6 5 (4.27%) Nessus
6 5 (4.27%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.27%) QRadar
7 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.56%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.71%) Nagios
8 2 (1.71%) SCOM
9 1 (0.85%) MOM
9 1 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 43 (36.75%) VMware
3 11 (9.40%) SAP
4 10 (8.55%) Cisco
5 8 (6.84%) HP
6 7 (5.98%) Citrix
6 7 (5.98%) Veeam
7 6 (5.13%) Dell
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle
8 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.27%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.27%) ScanSafe
9 4 (3.42%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (3.42%) Lotus
9 4 (3.42%) NetApp
9 4 (3.42%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (2.56%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.56%) Sophos
11 2 (1.71%) Nintex
11 2 (1.71%) Veritas
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