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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK / Wales
Rank 59 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 0.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 1.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £333
% change year-on-year -10.25% +17.11%  
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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 287 353 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.88% 51.99% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 234 180
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.65% -33.07%  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 7 £388 +10.71%
West Wales - 1 £500 - 1
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 4 (25.00%) Ansible
4 4 (25.00%) Puppet
4 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) SSH
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server

PowerShell
Top Related 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (6.25%) MSI
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
2 3 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
1 5 (31.25%) Python
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
1 4 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) AppSense
3 1 (6.25%) arcserve
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata