Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 77 81
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 -18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 54 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.70% 1.15% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.68% 2.99% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 12 9
Wales median daily rate £463 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £310 £216 £280
90th Percentile £609 £498 £403
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.90 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.68% +20.83% +38.46%

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 622 468 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.63% 38.55% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 345 342
Wales median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £227 £210
90th Percentile £566 £520 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 21
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.22% +78.75% +14.29%
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +20 53 £469 +17.19% 8
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Python
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (37.04%) SQL
4 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
5 16 (29.63%) DevOps
6 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 14 (25.93%) Oracle
7 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 13 (24.07%) GDPR
8 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (24.07%) MySQL
9 12 (22.22%) C++
9 12 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 12 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 12 (22.22%) Ruby
9 12 (22.22%) Teradata
9 12 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
10 11 (20.37%) High Availability
10 11 (20.37%) Data Quality
10 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
10 11 (20.37%) C#
11 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server

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 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (7.41%) Mule
5 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.41%) WildFly
6 3 (5.56%) Confluence
6 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) NuGet
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
1 6 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) DSL
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) SSH
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) MySQL
3 12 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
1 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 6 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 5 (9.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (7.41%) JIRA
5 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.56%) InstallShield
6 3 (5.56%) MSI
6 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.70%) GitLab
7 2 (3.70%) Maven
8 1 (1.85%) Ant
8 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.85%) Chocolatey
8 1 (1.85%) Hudson
8 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Database Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.70%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
2 5 (9.26%) React
3 3 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) OAuth
5 1 (1.85%) Stripes Framework
5 1 (1.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 6 (11.11%) PKI
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) DevOps
3 11 (20.37%) High Availability
4 10 (18.52%) Migration
5 9 (16.67%) ITIL
5 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (12.96%) SDLC
6 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 6 (11.11%) Server Management
8 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
8 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.26%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Python
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) C++
3 12 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Ruby
4 11 (20.37%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.96%) Java
6 6 (11.11%) Perl
6 6 (11.11%) VB
6 6 (11.11%) VBScript
7 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.41%) Scala
9 2 (3.70%) Groovy
10 1 (1.85%) C
10 1 (1.85%) R
10 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) HNC
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) GDPR
2 11 (20.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.41%) Docker
6 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 2 (3.70%) iptables
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.70%) NFS
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Ansible
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Packer
5 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.85%) SCSM
5 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle
3 12 (22.22%) Teradata
4 8 (14.81%) Nintex
5 7 (12.96%) Citrix
5 7 (12.96%) Remedy
6 5 (9.26%) McAfee
7 3 (5.56%) Becrypt
7 3 (5.56%) Ivanti
7 3 (5.56%) VMware
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Sophos
9 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.85%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.85%) IBM