The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.41% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 113 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.78% 51.83% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 72 33
Average daily rate £325 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Staffordshire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £275 -
Stafford - 1 £450 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £275 - 1
PowerShell
West Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) IPv4
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) IPv4
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Environment Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco