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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 108 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.76% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 2.33% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 12
Median daily rate £375 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £455 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +2.94%
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
986 771 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.98% 32.46% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 472 429
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.88 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -25.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +6 16 £358 -18.28% 3
Birmingham -4 7 £363 -4.91% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Staffordshire +4 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 51 (68.92%) Windows
2 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 45 (60.81%) SQL Server
4 37 (50.00%) .NET
5 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
5 35 (47.30%) Windows Server
6 27 (36.49%) SQL
7 26 (35.14%) SharePoint
8 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (32.43%) DevOps
10 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (31.08%) SCOM
11 21 (28.38%) Office 365
12 20 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (25.68%) IaaS
14 18 (24.32%) C#
14 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
15 16 (21.62%) Migration
15 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
16 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (18.92%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
18 13 (17.57%) High Availability
18 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
18 13 (17.57%) VMware
19 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
20 11 (14.86%) Puppet

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 26 (35.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.51%) IIS
3 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.16%) NServiceBus
4 8 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (28.38%) Office 365
3 19 (25.68%) IaaS
4 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.70%) PaaS
5 2 (2.70%) SaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Network Security
2 5 (6.76%) MPLS
2 5 (6.76%) Wireless
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 4 (5.41%) SAN
4 3 (4.05%) DHCP
4 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (4.05%) Intranet
4 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) BGP
5 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.70%) IPv4
5 2 (2.70%) IPv6
5 2 (2.70%) OSPF
5 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (60.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.35%) Big Data
8 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.35%) MySQL
8 1 (1.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (18.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.16%) FxCop
4 9 (12.16%) StyleCop
5 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.35%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Military
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Consultant
2 9 (12.16%) Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Administrator
3 8 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) DBA
8 3 (4.05%) Environment Manager
8 3 (4.05%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) CSS
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
2 9 (12.16%) XML
3 7 (9.46%) Web Services
4 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.76%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.70%) JSON
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.35%) MAPI
6 1 (1.35%) REST
6 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.76%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.92%) Windows
2 35 (47.30%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.76%) Linux
7 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Fedora
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) DevOps
2 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
4 16 (21.62%) Migration
5 13 (17.57%) High Availability
6 11 (14.86%) CRM
7 9 (12.16%) Application Packaging
7 9 (12.16%) Microservices
8 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.46%) SOA
9 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.11%) Scrum
10 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.76%) Release Management
10 5 (6.76%) SDLC
10 5 (6.76%) Security Auditing
10 5 (6.76%) TDD
10 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 18 (24.32%) C#
3 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) VBScript
5 7 (9.46%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) C
7 3 (4.05%) VB
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) Tcl
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) MCITP
3 7 (9.46%) MCTS
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) MCAD
5 4 (5.41%) MCSD
6 2 (2.70%) CCIE
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.76%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) SCOM
2 11 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (14.86%) Puppet
3 7 (9.46%) SCCM
4 4 (5.41%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.35%) Ansible
7 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.35%) MOM
7 1 (1.35%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.35%) Simpana
7 1 (1.35%) vRealize
7 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) SaltStack
4 7 (9.46%) Symantec
5 6 (8.11%) Citrix
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) EMC
7 4 (5.41%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Avaya
8 3 (4.05%) Remedy
8 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.05%) Sophos
9 2 (2.70%) Aruba
9 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.70%) F5
9 2 (2.70%) Google
9 2 (2.70%) IronPort
9 2 (2.70%) Juniper
9 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.70%) RightFax
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