The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 30 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.47% 0.62% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.28% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
66 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.28% 48.45% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 25
Median daily rate £305 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
West Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Release Management
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) IPv4
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) IPv4
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco