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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.49% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 4.24% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 11
Median daily rate £413 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.48% +58.88%

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
738 897 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.58% 35.22% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 555 390
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 35
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -6 10 £450 +38.46% 2
Birmingham +2 8 £346 +15.41% 2
Shropshire +30 7 £425 - 3
Solihull -1 1 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 £338 -25.00% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Smethwick - 1 £350 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 53 (60.92%) Microsoft
2 42 (48.28%) SQL
3 40 (45.98%) SQL Server
4 36 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (36.78%) .NET
5 32 (36.78%) Active Directory
6 31 (35.63%) Windows
7 28 (32.18%) C#
8 25 (28.74%) Windows Server
9 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
10 20 (22.99%) XML
10 20 (22.99%) MVC
11 19 (21.84%) CSS
11 19 (21.84%) HTML
11 19 (21.84%) jQuery
12 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
13 17 (19.54%) WCF
14 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (18.39%) Office 365
14 16 (18.39%) SOAP
15 15 (17.24%) Linux
15 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
15 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (16.09%) NServiceBus
17 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
17 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
17 12 (13.79%) Migration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.09%) NServiceBus
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.90%) IIS
3 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.75%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.15%) CMS
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) assyst
2 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.39%) Office 365
3 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.60%) IaaS
5 3 (3.45%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.30%) GitHub
7 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Broadband
2 8 (9.20%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) LDAP
4 5 (5.75%) Kerberos
4 5 (5.75%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (5.75%) Skype
5 4 (4.60%) X.500
6 3 (3.45%) DHCP
6 3 (3.45%) OSPF
6 3 (3.45%) SAN
6 3 (3.45%) SNMP
7 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.15%) HTTP
7 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.15%) LAN
7 1 (1.15%) MPLS
7 1 (1.15%) SSL
7 1 (1.15%) VPN
7 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.75%) Subversion
5 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.60%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.45%) MSI
6 3 (3.45%) MSTest
6 3 (3.45%) NCover
6 3 (3.45%) NDepend
6 3 (3.45%) NuGet
6 3 (3.45%) NUnit
6 3 (3.45%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.45%) Selenium
6 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.45%) StyleCop
7 2 (2.30%) JIRA
8 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.64%) DBA
3 11 (12.64%) Software Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) SQL DBA
4 10 (11.49%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior DBA
7 6 (6.90%) Senior SQL DBA
7 6 (6.90%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 5 (5.75%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Azure Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) .NET
2 20 (22.99%) XML
3 19 (21.84%) CSS
3 19 (21.84%) HTML
3 19 (21.84%) jQuery
4 17 (19.54%) WCF
5 16 (18.39%) SOAP
6 15 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (12.64%) StructureMap
8 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.60%) Web Services
11 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.45%) HTML5
11 3 (3.45%) NHibernate
11 3 (3.45%) React
12 2 (2.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Replication
2 4 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.60%) PKI
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Clustering
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (17.24%) Linux
3 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.30%) Android
7 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.30%) Unix
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) CentOS
8 1 (1.15%) Fedora
8 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.99%) MVC
3 12 (13.79%) Migration
3 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.64%) ITIL
5 10 (11.49%) DevOps
6 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.90%) Application Packaging
8 6 (6.90%) Scrum
8 6 (6.90%) SOLID
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) Release Management
9 5 (5.75%) TDD
10 4 (4.60%) OO
10 4 (4.60%) Service Management
10 4 (4.60%) Virtual Environments
11 3 (3.45%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) SQL
2 28 (32.18%) C#
3 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.20%) Python
5 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.30%) C
7 2 (2.30%) Perl
7 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.30%) VB
7 2 (2.30%) VBScript
8 1 (1.15%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) Jython
8 1 (1.15%) Korn
8 1 (1.15%) Prolog
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 4 (4.60%) MCSE
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) MCTS
6 1 (1.15%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (36.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) Docker
3 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.30%) XenApp
7 1 (1.15%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.15%) Firmware
7 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCOM
2 7 (8.05%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) WSUS
3 4 (4.60%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.30%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.15%) Ansible
5 1 (1.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.15%) Terraform
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (60.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) VMware
3 7 (8.05%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.75%) Cisco
5 3 (3.45%) Aruba
5 3 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Remedy
5 3 (3.45%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.30%) BMC
6 2 (2.30%) CA
6 2 (2.30%) Citrix
6 2 (2.30%) HP
6 2 (2.30%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.30%) NetApp
7 1 (1.15%) Dell
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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