Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 20 July 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 78 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.29% 1.17% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.46% 2.35% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 24
South Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £216 £210 £313
90th Percentile £498 £403 £380
Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 405 511 510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 37.26% 49.90% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 352 373
South Wales median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £525 £499 £450
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 10
South Wales median hourly rate £37.77 £23.50 £17.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.72% +37.03% -31.40%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.70 £10.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.50 £33.75
Wales median hourly rate £37.14 £18.56 £17.50
% change year-on-year +100.05% +6.07% -36.36%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in South Wales

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in South Wales

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in South Wales

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 8 £431 +23.21%
Newport +4 4 £313 +31.58%
Bridgend -2 2 £350 -12.50%
PowerShell
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
3 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) SSH
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Maven

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SSH
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) tcpdump
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (14.29%) Ant
4 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
5 1 (7.14%) MSI
5 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) React
3 1 (7.14%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Nintex
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) arcserve
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) VMware