Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 51 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 76 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.13% 3.61% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.01% 8.45% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 14
Wales median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £224
90th Percentile £646 £598 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £39.18 £41.53 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.67% -3.42% +19.44%

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 584 639 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.41% 42.74% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 492 350
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £298 £213
90th Percentile £605 £560 £526
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 20
Wales median hourly rate £36.75 £18.87 £37.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.75% -49.19% +87.43%
10th Percentile £19.81 £17.92 £14.24
90th Percentile £48.18 £20.56 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +6.10% -0.61% +10.00%

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +10 54 £476 +5.67% 13
West Wales - 21 £533 - 1
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 37 (48.68%) Python
2 36 (47.37%) C#
3 35 (46.05%) Windows
4 33 (43.42%) .NET
5 32 (42.11%) DevOps
6 31 (40.79%) SQL
7 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (27.63%) Infrastructure as Code
10 19 (25.00%) Docker
11 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
11 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
12 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
12 17 (22.37%) MSI
12 17 (22.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (22.37%) SCCM
12 17 (22.37%) Windows 10
13 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
13 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
13 16 (21.05%) Finance
14 15 (19.74%) Tomcat
14 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
14 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
14 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
14 15 (19.74%) Kubernetes
14 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
15 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
15 14 (18.42%) HTML

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 15 (19.74%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.16%) Mule
3 6 (7.89%) IIS
4 5 (6.58%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Office 365
5 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) DSL
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
2 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.95%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (3.95%) QlikView
5 1 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MSI
1 17 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.47%) Artifactory
3 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (11.84%) Maven
5 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.95%) Android Studio
7 3 (3.95%) Selenium
7 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.63%) JIRA
9 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
2 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
2 10 (13.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Applications Specialist
6 8 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) ETL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Windows DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) .NET
2 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.42%) CSS
3 14 (18.42%) HTML
3 14 (18.42%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) LAMP
5 4 (5.26%) Middleware
6 3 (3.95%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (3.95%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.32%) COM
8 1 (1.32%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) PKI
2 13 (17.11%) Robotics
3 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 17 (22.37%) Windows 10
3 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
5 12 (15.79%) Linux
6 5 (6.58%) CentOS
6 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.95%) Android
8 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.63%) Unix
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) DevOps
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.63%) Infrastructure as Code
4 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.11%) Robotic Process Automation
6 12 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 12 (15.79%) Project Management
7 11 (14.47%) Coaching
7 11 (14.47%) Machine Learning
7 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.16%) Defect Management
8 10 (13.16%) Integration Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Use Case
9 9 (11.84%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Automation
10 8 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Python
2 36 (47.37%) C#
3 31 (40.79%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
5 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
6 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 11 (14.47%) Java
8 5 (6.58%) Groovy
8 5 (6.58%) Perl
8 5 (6.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Docker
2 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
3 17 (22.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) SCCM
2 15 (19.74%) Kubernetes
3 13 (17.11%) Ansible
3 13 (17.11%) Terraform
4 11 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.21%) Puppet
6 5 (6.58%) Grafana
6 5 (6.58%) Nagios
7 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) Automation Anywhere
3 11 (14.47%) Blue Prism
3 11 (14.47%) UiPath
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) SAP