Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 80 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 -14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 43 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.69% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.15% 2.70% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 6
Wales median daily rate £488 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +20.75% -9.25%
10th Percentile £319 £258 £204
90th Percentile £623 £485 £416
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.59% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £42.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year -1.13% +20.42% +49.47%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 699 444 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 43.66% 38.91% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 307 390
Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £213
90th Percentile £565 £538 £562
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £18.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -66.36% +175.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.95 £14.40
90th Percentile £23.49 £38.55 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Wales over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
South Wales 0 42 £500 +25.00% 2
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) SQL
5 18 (41.86%) Python
6 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (34.88%) DevOps
8 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
9 12 (27.91%) Oracle
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
9 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
10 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
10 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
10 11 (25.58%) GDPR
10 11 (25.58%) MySQL
11 10 (23.26%) C++
11 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
11 10 (23.26%) RDBMS
11 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (23.26%) Teradata
11 10 (23.26%) Ruby
12 9 (20.93%) Data Quality
12 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (20.93%) High Availability
12 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
13 8 (18.60%) Java
13 8 (18.60%) C#
13 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) Mule
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (9.30%) WildFly
4 3 (6.98%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) FileNet
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) NuGet
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) SSH
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.33%) DSL
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) MySQL
2 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
3 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (23.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.33%) OLTP
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.28%) Artifactory
4 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (13.95%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.98%) InstallShield
6 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 3 (6.98%) Maven
6 3 (6.98%) MSI
7 2 (4.65%) Ant
7 2 (4.65%) Subversion
7 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.33%) GitLab
8 1 (2.33%) Gradle
8 1 (2.33%) Hudson
8 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Database Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Migration Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
2 2 (4.65%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) MDX
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) OAuth
3 1 (2.33%) React
3 1 (2.33%) Stripes Framework
3 1 (2.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.63%) Data Structures
1 5 (11.63%) PKI
2 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Unix
6 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) High Availability
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.95%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.63%) Server Management
6 4 (9.30%) Coaching
6 4 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) C++
3 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Ruby
4 8 (18.60%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.63%) VB
5 5 (11.63%) VBScript
6 4 (9.30%) Scala
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
9 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) HNC
3 4 (9.30%) MCSE
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) GDPR
2 9 (20.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.30%) Docker
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) iptables
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.65%) NFS
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.65%) WSUS
4 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Packer
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.33%) SCSM
4 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) Teradata
4 7 (16.28%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) Nintex
5 4 (9.30%) Remedy
6 3 (6.98%) Ivanti
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) McAfee
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.65%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.33%) IBM