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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 103 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 22 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.37% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 4.43% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £373 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
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
787 722 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.87% 30.89% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 432 256
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 21
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £11.20 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 9 £413 +57.14% 8
Coventry +3 3 £400 +26.98% 4
West Bromwich - 3 £338 -
Warwickshire - 2 £338 -
Worcestershire 0 1 £500 +41.84%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) VB
8 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
8 10 (24.39%) VMware
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (14.63%) SCCM
12 6 (14.63%) SAN
12 6 (14.63%) NHS
12 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
13 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
13 5 (12.20%) IBM
13 5 (12.20%) Citrix
13 5 (12.20%) VBScript
13 5 (12.20%) UNIX
13 5 (12.20%) Solaris
13 5 (12.20%) Linux
13 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
13 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Lync
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 4 (9.76%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.32%) SSDT
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.44%) Liquibase
2 1 (2.44%) Flyway
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.44%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) UNIX
5 5 (12.20%) Solaris
5 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) Workflow
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) ETL
5 2 (4.88%) Data Transformation
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (2.44%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (2.44%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.44%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (2.44%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) VB
3 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.20%) VBScript
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) WSUS
4 3 (7.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) OpenView
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.20%) IBM
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) AppSense
6 2 (4.88%) EMC
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.44%) Tableau
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.44%) CommVault
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) Nortel
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos
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