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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 94 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 19 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.77% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 2.49% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £448 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -20.00%
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
738 804 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.93% 31.10% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 449 424
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 14
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -29.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.54 £44.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Birmingham +5 7 £350 - 5
Coventry +1 6 £400 +33.33%
Worcestershire - 5 £275 -
Staffordshire -13 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
4 16 (39.02%) VMware
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
9 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
10 8 (19.51%) Solaris
10 8 (19.51%) UNIX
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (19.51%) SCOM
10 8 (19.51%) DevOps
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.07%) .NET
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
12 6 (14.63%) VB
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle
12 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
12 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Lync
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Yammer
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 2 (4.88%) Skype
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.32%) SSDT
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) MSI
3 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.44%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.44%) Flyway
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Consultant
1 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) Flash
4 1 (2.44%) RSS
4 1 (2.44%) CGI
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) NHS
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.95%) Linux
5 8 (19.51%) Solaris
5 8 (19.51%) UNIX
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) DevOps
2 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Data Transformation
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (2.44%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) ETL
6 1 (2.44%) Workflow
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
3 6 (14.63%) VB
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) VirtualBox
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) XenApp
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCOM
2 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) SaltStack
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Nortel
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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