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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 57 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.46% 1.03% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 3.42% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 10
Median daily rate £300 £365 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £192 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% +3.26%
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
321 322 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.69% 30.21% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 234 150
Median daily rate £350 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £532 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +20 3 £450 +350.00% 4
Knutsford +5 1 £225 -38.35%
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (51.32%) Windows Server
5 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 37 (48.68%) SCCM
7 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
8 33 (43.42%) SharePoint
9 32 (42.11%) SCOM
10 31 (40.79%) Software Engineering
11 29 (38.16%) Migration
11 29 (38.16%) SC Cleared
12 25 (32.89%) Data Migration
13 22 (28.95%) Skype for Business
13 22 (28.95%) Skype
14 21 (27.63%) VMware
15 20 (26.32%) Linux
15 20 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
17 18 (23.68%) Windows 10
18 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
19 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (19.74%) Puppet
20 14 (18.42%) .NET
21 12 (15.79%) MS Office
21 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
21 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
22 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell

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 33 (43.42%) SharePoint
2 22 (28.95%) Skype for Business
3 20 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (9.21%) IIS
6 5 (6.58%) Apache
6 5 (6.58%) JBoss
6 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.32%) CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Confluence
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 12 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) Office 365
4 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
4 2 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) Skype
2 10 (13.16%) Internet
3 9 (11.84%) SSL
4 6 (7.89%) HTTPS
5 5 (6.58%) DNS
6 4 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (2.63%) DHCP
7 2 (2.63%) Firewall
8 1 (1.32%) Intranet
8 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.89%) GitLab
2 6 (7.89%) MSI
3 5 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.63%) CMake
5 2 (2.63%) Gradle
5 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.63%) WiX
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) NuGet
6 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Law
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Architect
2 10 (13.16%) Designer
3 6 (7.89%) Technical Architect
4 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Consultant
5 4 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (2.63%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.21%) CAML
4 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.95%) LAMP
5 3 (3.95%) WAMP
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.63%) CSS
6 2 (2.63%) HTML
6 2 (2.63%) JSP
6 2 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (1.32%) Ajax
7 1 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) XML
7 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Fat Client
1 6 (7.89%) Thin Client
1 6 (7.89%) Wiki
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) PKI
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) PMI
5 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (51.32%) Windows Server
4 20 (26.32%) Linux
5 18 (23.68%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
2 31 (40.79%) Software Engineering
3 29 (38.16%) Migration
4 25 (32.89%) Data Migration
5 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.89%) Open Source
6 6 (7.89%) Security Architecture
6 6 (7.89%) Security Operations
6 6 (7.89%) TDD
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.58%) Data Management
7 5 (6.58%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (6.58%) Identity Management
7 5 (6.58%) OWASP
8 4 (5.26%) Application Packaging
8 4 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) Records Management
8 4 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell
2 10 (13.16%) C#
2 10 (13.16%) SQL
3 9 (11.84%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) Python
3 9 (11.84%) VB
4 6 (7.89%) FQL
4 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.95%) PHP
5 3 (3.95%) VBScript
6 2 (2.63%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (38.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCITP
4 3 (3.95%) MCTS
4 3 (3.95%) RHCE
5 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.84%) vSphere
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.95%) UAG
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) Postfix
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (48.68%) SCCM
2 32 (42.11%) SCOM
3 15 (19.74%) Puppet
4 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.89%) yum
6 4 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (5.26%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.95%) BladeLogic
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.63%) vRealize
9 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) VMware
3 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.58%) Citrix
5 4 (5.26%) BMC
6 3 (3.95%) Brocade
6 3 (3.95%) NetApp
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco
7 2 (2.63%) EMC
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Remedy
8 1 (1.32%) AppSense
8 1 (1.32%) Axway
8 1 (1.32%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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