Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 50 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 33 45 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.89% 3.50% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.60% 11.48% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 20
Median daily rate £550 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £318
90th Percentile £625 £575 £403
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £461 £380
% change year-on-year +13.82% +21.38% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 262 392 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.81% 30.46% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 259 381
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.89%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £275
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +141.18%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +19.05%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Birmingham over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Birmingham

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 28 (84.85%) Azure
2 16 (48.48%) DevOps
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (27.27%) PaaS
6 9 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (24.24%) IaaS
7 8 (24.24%) C#
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) Windows
7 8 (24.24%) Migration
7 8 (24.24%) Terraform
8 6 (18.18%) Power Platform
8 6 (18.18%) Power BI
8 6 (18.18%) XML
8 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Network Security
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
9 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (15.15%) Product Backlog
10 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (12.12%) Deployment Automation

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (84.85%) Azure
2 9 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) PaaS
3 8 (24.24%) IaaS
4 6 (18.18%) Power Platform
5 4 (12.12%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (9.09%) Logic Apps
6 3 (9.09%) Office 365
7 2 (6.06%) SaaS
8 1 (3.03%) AWS
8 1 (3.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Intranet
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Skype
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) Power BI
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.09%) Big Data
5 3 (9.09%) Data Lake
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Azure Architect
7 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Azure Developer
8 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (6.06%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Power BI Developer
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) JSON
2 3 (9.09%) WCF
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) DOM
4 1 (3.03%) EDI
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) DevOps
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (15.15%) Product Backlog
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Kanban
6 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Document Management
7 3 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
2 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Terraform
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) Databricks
2 3 (9.09%) Tableau
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy