Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 26 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 +32
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 31 33 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.96% 5.30% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.78% 14.29% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 35
10th Percentile £200 £363 £368
25th Percentile £372 £484 £387
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £550 £450
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% +28.57%
75th Percentile £506 £575 £538
90th Percentile £538 £644 £580
West Midlands median daily rate £381 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -27.38% +16.67% +15.38%

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 225 231 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.74% 37.08% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 152 283
10th Percentile £298 £325 £301
25th Percentile £350 £368 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £488 £538 £525
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
10th Percentile £20.40 £18.45 £39.38
25th Percentile £33.00 £27.00 £40.31
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
75th Percentile £46.19 £46.25 £44.06
90th Percentile £46.98 £47.75 £44.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.33 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -42.75% - +13.33%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021, 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 24 (77.42%) Azure
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (32.26%) Power BI
5 10 (32.26%) Power Platform
6 9 (29.03%) Social Skills
6 9 (29.03%) Intapp
6 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
7 8 (25.81%) Change Control
7 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (22.58%) SaaS
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) Proactive Management
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.13%) QA
10 5 (16.13%) AWS
10 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (16.13%) Public Sector

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 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) DNN
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Azure
2 12 (38.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (32.26%) Power Platform
5 7 (22.58%) SaaS
6 5 (16.13%) AWS
7 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
8 2 (6.45%) GitHub
9 1 (3.23%) Azure Functions
9 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) Power BI
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.23%) CMake
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) git-flow
1 1 (3.23%) GitLab
1 1 (3.23%) Gradle
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 9 (29.03%) Social Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Public Sector
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Integration Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Systems Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) SharePoint Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SSRS Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) EJS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) OpenID
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SAML
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) Change Control
3 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Proactive Management
5 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) Project Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Case Management
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Data Privacy
8 2 (6.45%) Document Management
8 2 (6.45%) Preventative Maintenance
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
9 1 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Intapp
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow