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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 21 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.27% 6.02% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 13.00% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
- +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -3.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +7.84%
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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
46 100 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.85% 46.30% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 14
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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 30 October 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (25.00%) AppSense
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) AdminStudio
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) McAfee
7 1 (12.50%) Firmware
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
1 2 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) AppSense
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee