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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 109 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 39 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 2.40% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £430 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -4.25%
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
999 749 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.92% 30.13% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 434 445
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £36.37 £44.00
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Coventry -4 16 £358 -10.62% 2
Birmingham -4 15 £388 -3.12% 7
Solihull - 4 - -
Shropshire - 2 £175 - 1
Staffordshire +1 1 £325 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 38 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (42.86%) SQL
5 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
6 26 (37.14%) SCOM
7 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 21 (30.00%) .NET
9 20 (28.57%) IaaS
10 19 (27.14%) DevOps
10 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
12 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
12 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
13 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (18.57%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (18.57%) Office 365
15 12 (17.14%) High Availability
15 12 (17.14%) Puppet
15 12 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
16 11 (15.71%) Replication
16 11 (15.71%) VMware
16 11 (15.71%) C#
16 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (15.71%) Continuous Deployment
17 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
17 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.00%) NServiceBus
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.14%) IIS
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.43%) JBoss
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (47.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (28.57%) IaaS
3 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (18.57%) Office 365
5 4 (5.71%) PaaS
6 3 (4.29%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Network Security
2 7 (10.00%) DNS
3 5 (7.14%) MPLS
4 4 (5.71%) SAN
4 4 (5.71%) Wireless
5 3 (4.29%) DHCP
5 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.29%) Internet
5 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.86%) DMVPN
6 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.86%) Multicast
6 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.86%) OSPF
6 2 (2.86%) WAN
6 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) OLTP
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (10.00%) FxCop
4 7 (10.00%) StyleCop
5 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.86%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Consultant
1 12 (17.14%) DBA
1 12 (17.14%) SQL DBA
2 9 (12.86%) Azure Consultant
3 8 (11.43%) Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) Web Services
3 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
4 4 (5.71%) HTML
5 3 (4.29%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.43%) jQuery
6 1 (1.43%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Replication
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) Linux
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Unix
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (27.14%) DevOps
2 13 (18.57%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (17.14%) High Availability
4 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
4 11 (15.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 9 (12.86%) Migration
7 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.00%) Application Packaging
8 7 (10.00%) CRM
8 7 (10.00%) Microservices
9 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.14%) ITIL
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.29%) Product Management
11 3 (4.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
3 11 (15.71%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Tcl
7 2 (2.86%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.71%) MCITP
4 4 (5.71%) MCTS
5 2 (2.86%) CCIE
5 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) EMC Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) MCAD
6 1 (1.43%) MCSD
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
6 1 (1.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 4 (5.71%) XenApp
5 3 (4.29%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) vCloud
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (37.14%) SCOM
2 12 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (17.14%) Puppet
3 6 (8.57%) SCCM
4 4 (5.71%) WSUS
5 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.86%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (2.86%) MOM
7 1 (1.43%) Ansible
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.43%) Simpana
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) SaltStack
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) EMC
5 4 (5.71%) Symantec
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 3 (4.29%) Remedy
6 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.29%) Sophos
7 2 (2.86%) Aruba
7 2 (2.86%) Avaya
7 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.86%) F5
7 2 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Juniper
7 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.43%) Finjan
8 1 (1.43%) Google
8 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
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