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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 64 58
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.32% 0.73% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 2.03% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 222 296 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 36.75% 35.97% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 213 166
Median daily rate £388 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £28.50 £38.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +43.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £37.60 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £38.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) VB
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) LDAP
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
8 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) SCOrch
8 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
8 4 (17.39%) SCCM
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) FMCG
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) IBM
8 4 (17.39%) VBScript

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 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) Skype
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Applications Packager
1 4 (17.39%) DBA
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
3 3 (13.04%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) FMCG
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
1 4 (17.39%) MVC
1 4 (17.39%) Task Automation
1 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
1 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) E-Discovery
2 2 (8.70%) High Availability
2 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) VCP6
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) FTK
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Equitrac
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Nuix
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago