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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 93 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 29 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 0.81% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 2.74% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 15
Average daily rate £421 £291 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.42% -21.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
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
862 656 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.78% 29.70% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 384 432
Average daily rate £365 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.45 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.88% -7.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.85 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Coventry -8 9 £325 -1.14% 8
Birmingham -3 4 £350 -17.64% 1
Shropshire -18 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Herefordshire - 3 £425 -
Solihull -13 1 £450 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
5 18 (40.91%) .NET
6 15 (34.09%) SQL
7 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 13 (29.55%) VBScript
9 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (22.73%) Office 365
10 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (18.18%) DevOps
11 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 8 (18.18%) Unix
11 8 (18.18%) Migration
12 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (15.91%) XML
12 7 (15.91%) Linux
12 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (15.91%) SCOM
13 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (13.64%) IaaS
13 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
13 6 (13.64%) C#

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.55%) NServiceBus
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.64%) IaaS
4 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Skype
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Power BI
6 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) FxCop
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.55%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
1 3 (6.82%) Automotive
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Consultant
2 4 (9.09%) Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Architect
2 4 (9.09%) Developer
2 4 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) .NET Architect
3 3 (6.82%) .NET Technical Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Administrator
3 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Lync Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Architect
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.55%) DBA
4 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) XSLT
5 1 (2.27%) CGI
5 1 (2.27%) Flash
5 1 (2.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.27%) CAN bus
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) NHS
1 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Unix
5 7 (15.91%) Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 8 (18.18%) DevOps
1 8 (18.18%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) EAI
5 3 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.82%) SOA
5 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) VBScript
3 6 (13.64%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) Groovy
6 2 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCITP
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCAD
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) MCSD
5 1 (2.27%) MCTS
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) NFS
3 3 (6.82%) Samba
4 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (15.91%) SCOM
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.55%) Perfmon
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.27%) FlexNet
5 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) vRealize
5 1 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) SaltStack
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Symantec
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Serena
7 1 (2.27%) Altiris
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) IronPort
7 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) RightFax
7 1 (2.27%) Sophos
West Midlands (County)
Jenrick IT
Rate: Highly Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago