The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 27 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.

Windows PowerShell
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 1.74% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.90% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
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 Solihull with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 29 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 3.39% 25.22% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 4
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Solihull

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 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 Solihull region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) Visual Studio
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
4 11 (57.89%) StructureMap
4 11 (57.89%) NServiceBus
4 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 11 (57.89%) Broadband
4 11 (57.89%) WCF
5 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
7 3 (15.79%) VMware

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (57.89%) NServiceBus
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Broadband
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Visual Studio
2 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Azure Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) XML
4 11 (57.89%) StructureMap
4 11 (57.89%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) VMware