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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 46 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.15% 1.40% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 3.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.53%
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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
405 299 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.26% 38.14% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 202 96
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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
South Wales +8 22 £365 -2.66% 4
West Wales - 2 £410 -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Jython
2 23 (62.16%) MSBuild
2 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
3 22 (59.46%) Artifactory
3 22 (59.46%) Hudson
3 22 (59.46%) Scrum
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) DevOps
6 15 (40.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (40.54%) Software Delivery
7 12 (32.43%) ITIL
8 11 (29.73%) Java
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) Subversion
10 8 (21.62%) Maven
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Gradle
11 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
12 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
12 6 (16.22%) Migration
12 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
12 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (10.81%) Office 365
13 4 (10.81%) Clearswift
13 4 (10.81%) VMware
13 4 (10.81%) SMTP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.81%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) GroupWise
6 1 (2.70%) Jetty
6 1 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SMTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) MSBuild
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
2 22 (59.46%) Hudson
2 22 (59.46%) Artifactory
3 8 (21.62%) Gradle
3 8 (21.62%) Subversion
3 8 (21.62%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Deployment Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Scrum
2 16 (43.24%) DevOps
3 15 (40.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (40.54%) Software Delivery
4 12 (32.43%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Coaching
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Jython
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.70%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Lotus
2 4 (10.81%) Clearswift
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Veritas
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Novell
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
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