The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 16 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.68% 3.16% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.64% 10.87% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.56% 29.11% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 16
Average daily rate £288 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.29 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +14.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PowerShell
Cheshire

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) SCCM
3 10 (50.00%) Migration
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) Clustering
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (30.00%) VBScript
7 6 (30.00%) VB
7 6 (30.00%) XenApp
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
8 5 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) AppSense
8 5 (25.00%) Workflow
8 5 (25.00%) Local Government
9 4 (20.00%) Taxonomies
9 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) AdminStudio
9 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) C#

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Route 53
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) AdminStudio
2 3 (15.00%) MSI
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Applications Packager
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) VBScript
1 6 (30.00%) VB
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) RHCE
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) GSEC
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) GPEN
2 1 (5.00%) OSCP
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) XenApp
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (15.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) AppSense
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) Kofax
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Dell