The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.36% 0.40% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 1.34% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £300 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £328 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £468 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
PowerShell
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
168 299 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.42% 29.84% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 216 136
Median daily rate £378 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £25.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £15.70 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheshire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheshire region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 13 £325 -
Chester - 1 £100 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 10 (38.46%) Database Mirroring
6 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Python
6 9 (34.62%) ETL
6 9 (34.62%) SSL
6 9 (34.62%) High Availability
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
9 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
9 6 (23.08%) yum
9 6 (23.08%) Puppet
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (23.08%) Wiki
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) MSI
9 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (23.08%) HTTPS
9 6 (23.08%) Linux

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) nginx
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SSL
2 6 (23.08%) HTTPS
3 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) GitLab
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 6 (23.08%) MSI
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) DBA
1 7 (26.92%) SQL DBA
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Wiki
2 5 (19.23%) Replication
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Database Mirroring
2 9 (34.62%) ETL
2 9 (34.62%) High Availability
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Security Operations
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) VBScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) VB6
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) VMware GSX
4 1 (3.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
1 6 (23.08%) yum
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) MOM
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.69%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cognos
2 4 (15.38%) Hyperion
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.85%) Lumension