The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £345 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +0.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
295 257 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.25% 39.12% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 175 89
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £296 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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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
North Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 2
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UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Change Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
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