The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 29 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 30 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.29% 1.25% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.63% 3.94% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
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
192 127 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.25% 31.75% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 74 51
Average daily rate £442 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £474 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -3 23 £375 - 1
Lytham St Annes +10 2 £401 +0.18%
Chorley - 2 £344 -
Blackburn - 1 £225 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 18 (52.94%) VMware
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
4 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 16 (47.06%) VBScript
6 15 (44.12%) SharePoint
6 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
7 13 (38.24%) ITIL
7 13 (38.24%) HTML
7 13 (38.24%) Citrix
8 12 (35.29%) VB
9 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (29.41%) Java
10 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 10 (29.41%) C#
10 10 (29.41%) .NET
10 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
10 10 (29.41%) CSS
10 10 (29.41%) CAML
10 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 10 (29.41%) FQL
11 9 (26.47%) Data Management
11 9 (26.47%) Degree
11 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
11 9 (26.47%) MCITP
11 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (44.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) HTTP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) SMTP
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQLite
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.65%) Subversion
4 4 (11.76%) Maven
4 4 (11.76%) PHPUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Hudson
4 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
4 4 (11.76%) NUnit
4 4 (11.76%) JUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
2 10 (29.41%) CAML
3 8 (23.53%) jQuery
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 5 (14.71%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) Spring
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.76%) Django
5 4 (11.76%) SOAP
5 4 (11.76%) J2EE
5 4 (11.76%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Mac OS X
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
2 9 (26.47%) Data Management
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Validation
4 6 (17.65%) Web Design
4 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (17.65%) Server Building
5 5 (14.71%) High Availability
6 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) VBScript
3 12 (35.29%) VB
4 10 (29.41%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) FQL
5 4 (11.76%) C
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.76%) VBA
5 4 (11.76%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (26.47%) MCITP
3 9 (26.47%) Degree
3 9 (26.47%) MCSA
4 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (11.76%) CCNP
6 4 (11.76%) CCNA
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (11.76%) VCP4
6 4 (11.76%) VCP5
7 2 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 6 (17.65%) XenServer
5 5 (14.71%) XenApp
6 4 (11.76%) BitLocker
7 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) Symantec
5 5 (14.71%) AppSense
5 5 (14.71%) Altiris
6 4 (11.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel
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