The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 48 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 3.38% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 8.72% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £330 £331 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +32.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% +3.92%
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
181 149 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.95% 38.70% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 101 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £540 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +145.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £24.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.00 £28.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) MS Office
4 6 (66.67%) Office 365
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) IronPort
5 5 (55.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (55.56%) Brightmail
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 5 (55.56%) VoIP
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (55.56%) Symantec
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 4 (44.44%) DHCP
6 4 (44.44%) Compaq
6 4 (44.44%) Dell
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
1 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Travis CI
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Messaging Support
2 3 (33.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Support
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CAML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) FQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Brightmail
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 4 (44.44%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) IronPort
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Compaq
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) ThinPrint
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP