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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 82 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 54 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 0.66% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.95% 2.14% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 13
Median daily rate £334 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £43.38
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -53.89%
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
907 796 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.10% 31.11% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 479 452
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 35
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.44 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.25 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Solihull +18 19 - -
Shropshire - 13 £340 -
Birmingham -7 7 £325 -21.21% 2
Coventry -9 4 £200 -50.00% 2
Warwickshire -6 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £338 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
2 53 (56.38%) SQL
3 51 (54.26%) SQL Server
4 45 (47.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (38.30%) Windows
6 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
7 32 (34.04%) .NET
8 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
10 27 (28.72%) C#
11 23 (24.47%) T-SQL
12 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
13 20 (21.28%) SCOM
14 19 (20.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (19.15%) jQuery
15 18 (19.15%) Office 365
15 18 (19.15%) HTML
15 18 (19.15%) CSS
15 18 (19.15%) XML
16 17 (18.09%) MVC
17 16 (17.02%) Visual Studio
17 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (17.02%) DevOps
17 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (15.96%) NServiceBus
18 15 (15.96%) KnockoutJS
18 15 (15.96%) SOAP
18 15 (15.96%) Linux
19 14 (14.89%) Replication

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 15 (15.96%) NServiceBus
2 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.45%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.32%) IIS
5 5 (5.32%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) JBoss
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (47.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (19.15%) Office 365
3 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (13.83%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.19%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.13%) GitHub
6 2 (2.13%) PaaS
6 2 (2.13%) SaaS
7 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) DNS
2 11 (11.70%) Broadband
3 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.32%) SAN
4 4 (4.26%) DHCP
4 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
4 4 (4.26%) LDAP
4 4 (4.26%) Network Security
4 4 (4.26%) Skype
4 4 (4.26%) X.500
5 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.19%) MPLS
5 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.13%) OSPF
6 2 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.06%) HTTP
7 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (54.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (2.13%) OLTP
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (17.02%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.26%) FxCop
4 4 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.26%) StyleCop
4 4 (4.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.13%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) Maven
7 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.45%) Advertising
3 3 (3.19%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (18.09%) DBA
1 17 (18.09%) SQL DBA
2 16 (17.02%) Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 10 (10.64%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.51%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Azure Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Administrator
7 7 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior DBA
7 7 (7.45%) Senior SQL DBA
8 6 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.04%) .NET
2 18 (19.15%) CSS
2 18 (19.15%) HTML
2 18 (19.15%) jQuery
2 18 (19.15%) XML
3 15 (15.96%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (15.96%) SOAP
4 13 (13.83%) WCF
5 11 (11.70%) StructureMap
6 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.26%) Web Services
8 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.13%) HTML5
8 2 (2.13%) React
9 1 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.06%) CAML
9 1 (1.06%) LINQ
9 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Replication
2 5 (5.32%) Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.26%) PKI
3 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (15.96%) Linux
5 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Android
7 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.06%) Unix
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.09%) MVC
3 16 (17.02%) DevOps
4 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
5 12 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (9.57%) ITIL
6 9 (9.57%) Migration
7 7 (7.45%) Application Packaging
8 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.38%) High Availability
9 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.26%) CRM
10 4 (4.26%) Microservices
10 4 (4.26%) Release Management
10 4 (4.26%) Scrum
11 3 (3.19%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.38%) SQL
2 27 (28.72%) C#
3 23 (24.47%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.45%) Python
5 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.13%) C
7 1 (1.06%) Java
7 1 (1.06%) Jython
7 1 (1.06%) VB
7 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 2 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.38%) Docker
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.26%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (21.28%) SCOM
2 9 (9.57%) Puppet
3 8 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.51%) SCCM
3 8 (8.51%) WSUS
4 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.13%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.13%) MOM
5 2 (2.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.06%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) VMware
3 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
4 4 (4.26%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.19%) EMC
5 3 (3.19%) Sophos
5 3 (3.19%) Symantec
6 2 (2.13%) Aruba
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) Remedy
6 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.06%) BMC
7 1 (1.06%) CA
7 1 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
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