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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.00% 1.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.18% 4.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Median daily rate £410 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
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
110 123 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.67% 29.64% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 126
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -10 5 £420 +16.66%
Lytham St Annes 0 2 £415 +10.37%
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Release Management
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) VBScript
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Regular Expression
3 6 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 6 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (50.00%) Netcool
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) HPUX
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) CA
3 6 (50.00%) Korn
3 6 (50.00%) SCOM
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) HP

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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) HPUX
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Release Management
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
4 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) VBScript
3 6 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 6 (50.00%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (50.00%) Netcool
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) VMware