Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 35 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 +32 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 28 61 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.69% 4.68% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.37% 12.50% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £211 £300 £281
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -15.53% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £18.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -25.53% +154.05% -

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 171 488 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.76% 37.45% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 355 340
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £211 £265 £285
90th Percentile £575 £570 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £24.05 £19.40 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +34.92%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 12 (42.86%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) Azure
3 9 (32.14%) Office 365
3 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
3 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 7 (25.00%) CentOS
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) IMAP
6 6 (21.43%) SCCM
6 6 (21.43%) Proofpoint
6 6 (21.43%) Open Source
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) SUSE
6 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (21.43%) S/MIME
6 6 (21.43%) SMTP
6 6 (21.43%) Unix
6 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) OneDrive
6 6 (21.43%) DocuSign
6 6 (21.43%) Mailman
7 5 (17.86%) C#

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 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) Mailman
3 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Azure
2 9 (32.14%) Office 365
3 6 (21.43%) OneDrive
4 4 (14.29%) Power Platform
5 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (10.71%) IaaS
6 2 (7.14%) PaaS
6 2 (7.14%) PowerApps
7 1 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (3.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (3.57%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (21.43%) IMAP
2 6 (21.43%) S/MIME
2 6 (21.43%) SMTP
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) CTI
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) H.323
3 3 (10.71%) PBX
3 3 (10.71%) Skype
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Communications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
1 3 (10.71%) XMPP
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) IVR
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) CentOS
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) SUSE
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) E-Discovery
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) Runbook
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Information Governance
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.71%) Netcool
3 3 (10.71%) Terraform
3 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (7.14%) Puppet
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (21.43%) DocuSign
3 6 (21.43%) Proofpoint
4 3 (10.71%) Avaya
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Prism
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Databricks
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Sonatype
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter
6 1 (3.57%) UiPath
6 1 (3.57%) Xamarin