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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 35 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.78% 0.24% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £333
% change year-on-year -10.25% +17.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 212 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.60% 50.84% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 149 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.81 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -39.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
3 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Ansible
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) SSH
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (11.11%) Luigi
6 1 (11.11%) Fintech
6 1 (11.11%) ThinApp
6 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy

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Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
3 1 (11.11%) MSI
3 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) Talend
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata