The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 101 84 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.09% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 3.36% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £431 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.47% -30.92%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
798 685 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.58% 32.50% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 415 450
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 24
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.25 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% -25.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the West Midlands region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Birmingham -11 8 - - 4
Coventry - 5 £325 - 2
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 4
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) SCCM
2 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (45.28%) SCOM
5 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
7 14 (26.42%) Business Continuity
8 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.53%) EMC
9 12 (22.64%) VB
10 11 (20.75%) SQL
11 10 (18.87%) VMware
12 8 (15.09%) Migration
12 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.09%) UNIX
12 8 (15.09%) HP
13 7 (13.21%) DHCP
13 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
13 7 (13.21%) C#
13 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
14 6 (11.32%) .NET
14 6 (11.32%) Solaris
14 6 (11.32%) Linux
14 6 (11.32%) DNS
14 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
14 6 (11.32%) Finance
15 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
15 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Site Server
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.77%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.89%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MSI
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Automotive
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Server Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) DBA
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Management Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Data Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Forensic Investigator
6 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) jQuery
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) XSLT
3 2 (3.77%) ODBC
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.89%) MDX
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.09%) UNIX
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) Solaris
6 6 (11.32%) Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Business Continuity
2 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) CRM
5 3 (5.66%) Release Management
6 2 (3.77%) CAD
6 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.89%) Use Case
7 1 (1.89%) MVC
7 1 (1.89%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.89%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) VB
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) VBScript
5 4 (7.55%) VBA
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCITP
3 3 (5.66%) MCP
3 3 (5.66%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) EnCE
5 1 (1.89%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (50.94%) SCCM
2 24 (45.28%) SCOM
3 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.66%) MOM
4 3 (5.66%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (5.66%) Control-M
4 3 (5.66%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.77%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.89%) WSUS
6 1 (1.89%) WMI
6 1 (1.89%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
1 13 (24.53%) EMC
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) HP
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) BMC
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Symantec
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Perforce
7 1 (1.89%) AppSense
7 1 (1.89%) Siemens
7 1 (1.89%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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