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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 104 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.62% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 2.09% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £331 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -31.42%
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
716 717 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.96% 29.83% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 425 333
Average daily rate £339 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 19
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 7 £363 - 2
Coventry +3 4 £400 +35.59% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £275 -
Staffordshire -5 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (36.84%) VMware
6 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 9 (23.68%) VB
9 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (15.79%) XenApp
11 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.79%) Citrix
11 6 (15.79%) SAN
11 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.16%) Lync
12 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
12 5 (13.16%) IBM
12 5 (13.16%) Solaris
12 5 (13.16%) Linux
12 5 (13.16%) UNIX
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.16%) SCOM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) Lync
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Yammer
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.79%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.89%) SSDT
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.63%) Liquibase
2 1 (2.63%) Flyway
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) DBA
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Designer
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) RSS
2 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) UNIX
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.16%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.63%) Application Discovery
6 1 (2.63%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (2.63%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) VB
3 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.89%) VBScript
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) XenApp
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) NetBackup
1 5 (13.16%) SCOM
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.63%) AppSense
7 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) Nortel
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