The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 65 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 0.68% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.85% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £338 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +51.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -10.00%
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
336 271 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.09% 36.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 174 144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.38% +7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £275 - 2
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) McAfee
8 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) SMTP
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) IIS
8 2 (20.00%) VB.NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Postfix
4 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Trustwave
6 1 (10.00%) Sun
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) Veritas
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