Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 79 89
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 19 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.82% 0.82% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 1.86% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 17
South Wales median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% -16.67%
10th Percentile £311 £207 £310
90th Percentile £423 £393 £404
Wales median daily rate £369 £325 £356
% change year-on-year +13.46% -8.77% -15.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 409 484 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 39.14% 44.36% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 333 471
South Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £245
90th Percentile £488 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £398 £423 £350
% change year-on-year -5.92% +20.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
South Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +141.76% +1.11%
10th Percentile £16.90 £18.06 £12.82
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £53.76
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -13.64% +124.49% +12.39%

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
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 16 January 2018. 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 -6 8 £322 -0.92% 1
Newport +15 3 £338 +170.00% 1
Bridgend +9 3 £405 +11.72%
Caerphilly - 2 £375 - 1
PowerShell
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) Clustering
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) MCSE
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (21.05%) High Availability
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (21.05%) Remedy
9 4 (21.05%) VBScript
9 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory

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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DSL
3 1 (5.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.26%) Ingres
6 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) InstallShield
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) MSI
2 2 (10.53%) NuGet
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) SQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) CGI
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) VBScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) MCITP
5 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 2 (10.53%) MCSA
5 2 (10.53%) MCTS
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Docker
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Remedy
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) arcserve
5 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) Becrypt
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Nintex