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 24 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 51 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.30% 1.60% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 3.54% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 17
Median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £393 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 217 254 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.23% 45.20% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 170 280
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £10.00 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £17.78 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Wales

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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 24 June 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 -3 7 £400 +10.34%
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) SSH
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing

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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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
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
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SSH
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 2 (12.50%) Gradle
4 2 (12.50%) Hudson
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
5 1 (6.25%) MSI
5 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
5 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) React
3 1 (6.25%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) Server Hardening
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) iptables
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 ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
4 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (6.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Nintex
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense
4 1 (6.25%) arcserve
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas