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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 93 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.10% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.46% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +0.81%
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
781 694 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.51% 31.68% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 401 330
Average daily rate £336 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 28
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £15.40 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.70 £37.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Birmingham -15 9 £353 +0.71% 4
Coventry +7 7 £316 -33.42% 5
Warwickshire 0 3 £325 -18.75%
Walsall - 3 £200 -
Worcestershire -1 1 £500 +51.51%
Solihull - 1 - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (22.00%) SCCM
7 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (20.00%) .NET
8 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 9 (18.00%) CRM
9 9 (18.00%) VB
9 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (18.00%) Workflow
9 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (16.00%) SCOM
10 8 (16.00%) DHCP
10 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
11 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
11 7 (14.00%) Migration
11 7 (14.00%) VMware
12 6 (12.00%) ReSharper

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.00%) Lync
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DHCP
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.00%) SSDT
5 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.00%) NCover
2 6 (12.00%) StyleCop
2 6 (12.00%) MSTest
2 6 (12.00%) NDepend
2 6 (12.00%) MSBuild
2 6 (12.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (12.00%) NUnit
2 6 (12.00%) ReSharper
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) NuGet
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Packager
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) DBA
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.00%) CRM Architect
8 1 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) WCF
4 5 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 5 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.00%) XSLT
6 2 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (4.00%) WF
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.00%) CSS3
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
2 5 (10.00%) NHS
3 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.00%) Physics
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX
6 3 (6.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) CRM
1 9 (18.00%) Workflow
2 7 (14.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) TDD
3 6 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (12.00%) BDD
3 6 (12.00%) ATDD
3 6 (12.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (8.00%) Scrum
5 4 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) ETL
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) VB
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) VBScript
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.00%) SCOM
3 3 (6.00%) OpenView
3 3 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) WMI
4 1 (2.00%) Sysprep
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) EMC
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) AppSense
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco
7 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) CommVault
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Cognos
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) Nortel
8 1 (2.00%) Tableau
8 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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