Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 18 November 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
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 55 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.81% 0.18% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 0.49% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Cardiff median daily rate £322 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.92% - -13.33%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £306
90th Percentile £467 £338 £438
South Wales median daily rate £375 £311 £358
% change year-on-year +20.48% -12.94% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 222 206 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.10% 37.32% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 339
Cardiff median daily rate £367 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £215
90th Percentile £466 £531 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +196.30% -11.48%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.09
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +10.58%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Cardiff

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Cardiff

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (60.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) NuGet
2 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat