The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 19 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.90% 4.65% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 12.99% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -24.13%
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Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.30% 35.81% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 15
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -19.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 9 (81.82%) SCCM
2 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) SCOM
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) SCVMM
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Remedy
7 2 (18.18%) McAfee
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Information Security
8 1 (9.09%) CISA
8 1 (9.09%) CISM
8 1 (9.09%) Change Management
8 1 (9.09%) Firmware
8 1 (9.09%) CCNP
8 1 (9.09%) CCNA
8 1 (9.09%) UNIX
8 1 (9.09%) Perl
8 1 (9.09%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CISA
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) GSEC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) GPEN
1 1 (9.09%) OSCP
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) SCOM
3 4 (36.36%) SCVMM
4 1 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix