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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 72 112 78
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -34
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 73 27 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.51% 0.88% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 2.38% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 40
Median daily rate £350 £337 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £251 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -21.87%
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
1072 1134 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.85% 37.13% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 691 748
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 64 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £44.55 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 29 £330 +5.60% 7
Dorset - 12 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 10 £600 - 3
Wiltshire +1 9 £375 -7.74% 2
Somerset +7 3 £400 +56.86% 3
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 65 (59.09%) Windows
2 56 (50.91%) SQL
3 46 (41.82%) SharePoint
4 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 40 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 38 (34.55%) VMware
6 38 (34.55%) Windows Server
7 35 (31.82%) Migration
8 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
9 32 (29.09%) .NET
10 29 (26.36%) C#
10 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (24.55%) SCCM
12 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (21.82%) Security Cleared
14 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (20.00%) Linux
16 21 (19.09%) DHCP
16 21 (19.09%) DNS
17 20 (18.18%) vSphere
18 17 (15.45%) IIS
18 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
19 16 (14.55%) MS Exchange
20 15 (13.64%) VBScript
20 15 (13.64%) VMware ESX
20 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
20 15 (13.64%) Office 365
20 15 (13.64%) Data Centre

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 46 (41.82%) SharePoint
2 17 (15.45%) IIS
3 16 (14.55%) MS Exchange
4 13 (11.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (11.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.36%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.73%) Apache
9 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.91%) CMS
10 1 (0.91%) Confluence
10 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.91%) GemFire
10 1 (0.91%) JBoss
10 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) InfoPath
2 13 (11.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.82%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.91%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.91%) GitHub
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) DHCP
1 21 (19.09%) DNS
2 12 (10.91%) SAN
3 7 (6.36%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.64%) Firewall
4 4 (3.64%) LAN
4 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.64%) WAN
5 3 (2.73%) Intranet
5 3 (2.73%) VPN
6 2 (1.82%) NAS
6 2 (1.82%) VoIP
7 1 (0.91%) HTTP
7 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (7.27%) Ingres
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.64%) MySQL
9 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.73%) OLAP
9 3 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.82%) Biml
10 2 (1.82%) Power BI
11 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.91%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.91%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.73%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Back Office
4 3 (2.73%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Developer
2 17 (15.45%) SharePoint Developer
3 16 (14.55%) Consultant
4 13 (11.82%) Administrator
4 13 (11.82%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) DBA
7 8 (7.27%) SharePoint Consultant
8 7 (6.36%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (5.45%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
11 4 (3.64%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (3.64%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.09%) .NET
2 14 (12.73%) CSS
3 13 (11.82%) HTML
3 13 (11.82%) jQuery
4 9 (8.18%) .NET Framework
4 9 (8.18%) XML
5 3 (2.73%) REST
5 3 (2.73%) WCF
6 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.82%) boto
6 2 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.82%) LINQ
6 2 (1.82%) Web Services
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.91%) Middleware
7 1 (0.91%) POSIX
7 1 (0.91%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.27%) Clustering
4 5 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.64%) iPhone
6 3 (2.73%) Blog
6 3 (2.73%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.82%) CESG
7 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.82%) DataPower
7 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.91%) Psychology
8 1 (0.91%) Statistics
8 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (59.09%) Windows
2 38 (34.55%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (20.00%) Linux
6 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 11 (10.00%) Unix
8 11 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (6.36%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.91%) VMS
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.82%) Migration
2 14 (12.73%) ITIL
3 12 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Optimisation
6 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.36%) SDLC
6 7 (6.36%) Security Auditing
6 7 (6.36%) Workflow
7 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.45%) Coaching
7 6 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.45%) Server Patching
7 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.55%) Scrum
8 5 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.91%) SQL
2 29 (26.36%) C#
3 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.64%) VBScript
5 10 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.55%) C
7 5 (4.55%) Java
7 5 (4.55%) VB
8 4 (3.64%) Perl
8 4 (3.64%) Python
9 3 (2.73%) VBA
10 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) C++
11 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (12.73%) MCSE
4 13 (11.82%) DV Cleared
5 10 (9.09%) MCITP
5 10 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (8.18%) MCTS
7 8 (7.27%) MCSA
8 7 (6.36%) MCAD
8 7 (6.36%) MCSD
9 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.73%) CCNA
10 3 (2.73%) CCNP
10 3 (2.73%) CISSP
10 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.82%) Degree
12 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.73%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 40 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.18%) vSphere
4 15 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 14 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (10.91%) Hyper-V
7 11 (10.00%) XenApp
8 10 (9.09%) XenDesktop
9 6 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.82%) vCloud
11 1 (0.91%) Firmware
11 1 (0.91%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 27 (24.55%) SCCM
2 9 (8.18%) SCOM
3 7 (6.36%) WSUS
4 4 (3.64%) AirWatch
4 4 (3.64%) Puppet
5 3 (2.73%) Ansible
5 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) Nagios
6 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.82%) vMotion
7 1 (0.91%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.91%) Nessus
7 1 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (34.55%) VMware
3 12 (10.91%) Citrix
3 12 (10.91%) HP
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco
4 11 (10.00%) NetApp
5 9 (8.18%) Nintex
6 8 (7.27%) Sophos
7 6 (5.45%) Oracle
8 5 (4.55%) Dell
9 4 (3.64%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.73%) IBM
10 3 (2.73%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.73%) Teradata
10 3 (2.73%) Veeam
10 3 (2.73%) Wyse
11 2 (1.82%) EMC
11 2 (1.82%) SAP
11 2 (1.82%) Sun
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