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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 96 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 46 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.67% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 2.31% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £385 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -28.57%
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
1019 737 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.73% 29.20% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 437 428
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 28
Median hourly rate £39.60 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.84 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Birmingham +6 20 £398 +13.57% 1
Coventry -4 13 £375 - 6
Shropshire - 7 £330 -
Solihull - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Staffordshire -2 1 £325 - 2
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 42 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (52.70%) SQL Server
2 39 (52.70%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
3 37 (50.00%) SQL
4 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
5 30 (40.54%) SCOM
6 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
7 22 (29.73%) T-SQL
8 21 (28.38%) .NET
9 20 (27.03%) DevOps
10 19 (25.68%) IaaS
11 17 (22.97%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
13 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
13 14 (18.92%) Replication
14 13 (17.57%) Puppet
14 13 (17.57%) Office 365
14 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
15 12 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
15 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (16.22%) High Availability
15 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (14.86%) C#
16 11 (14.86%) DNS
16 11 (14.86%) Continuous Deployment
17 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
17 10 (13.51%) 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 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.46%) NServiceBus
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) JBoss
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (25.68%) IaaS
3 13 (17.57%) Office 365
4 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.05%) PaaS
6 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.70%) SaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.35%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) DNS
2 9 (12.16%) Network Security
3 5 (6.76%) MPLS
4 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.41%) SAN
5 3 (4.05%) DHCP
5 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.05%) LDAP
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.05%) X.500
6 2 (2.70%) BGP
6 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.70%) Firewall
6 2 (2.70%) Internet
6 2 (2.70%) IPv6
6 2 (2.70%) OSPF
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
6 2 (2.70%) WAN
6 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) OLTP
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.46%) FxCop
2 7 (9.46%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (9.46%) StyleCop
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) DBA
1 17 (22.97%) SQL DBA
2 11 (14.86%) Consultant
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server DBA
3 9 (12.16%) Administrator
3 9 (12.16%) Azure Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Senior DBA
4 7 (9.46%) Senior SQL DBA
4 7 (9.46%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) jQuery
4 2 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.35%) CAML
5 1 (1.35%) LINQ
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (1.35%) SOAP
5 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Replication
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.05%) PKI
5 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) Windows
2 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) Linux
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Unix
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) DevOps
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
4 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (16.22%) High Availability
5 11 (14.86%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (13.51%) Migration
7 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.81%) Application Packaging
9 7 (9.46%) CRM
9 7 (9.46%) ITIL
9 7 (9.46%) Microservices
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.05%) Change Control
10 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.05%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (29.73%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.86%) C#
4 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.41%) Python
6 3 (4.05%) C
7 2 (2.70%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) Tcl
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Jython
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.41%) MCITP
4 4 (5.41%) MCTS
5 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.70%) CCIE
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCAD
6 1 (1.35%) MCSD
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) VCP5
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) vSphere
4 4 (5.41%) Docker
5 3 (4.05%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (40.54%) SCOM
2 13 (17.57%) Puppet
3 12 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.46%) SCCM
5 5 (6.76%) WSUS
6 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.70%) MOM
7 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.35%) Ansible
8 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) SaltStack
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix
4 3 (4.05%) EMC
4 3 (4.05%) Remedy
4 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.05%) Sophos
4 3 (4.05%) Symantec
5 2 (2.70%) Aruba
5 2 (2.70%) Avaya
5 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) F5
5 2 (2.70%) Juniper
5 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.35%) BMC
6 1 (1.35%) CA
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) HP
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