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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 42 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.48% 1.18% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.84% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £261 - £305
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.54 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
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
184 176 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.43% 41.41% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 120 57
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £501 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 14 February 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
(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 - 6 £261 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
1 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) Internet
5 13 (46.43%) VB
5 13 (46.43%) .NET
5 13 (46.43%) C#
5 13 (46.43%) Java
5 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (46.43%) CSS
5 13 (46.43%) CAML
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) FQL
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) Citrix
7 11 (39.29%) Mac OS X
7 11 (39.29%) Linux
7 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
7 11 (39.29%) Unix
8 10 (35.71%) ITIL
8 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (35.71%) TDD
8 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (17.86%) Apache
5 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (17.86%) IIS
5 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
6 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Internet
2 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 5 (17.86%) SMTP
3 5 (17.86%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 4 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.86%) JUnit
3 5 (17.86%) NUnit
3 5 (17.86%) PHPUnit
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
3 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Hudson
4 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Digital Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Messaging Support
7 3 (10.71%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.14%) VB Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
1 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
1 13 (46.43%) CAML
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) Django
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) LAMP
4 4 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Mac OS X
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
1 10 (35.71%) TDD
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (28.57%) Data Management
3 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (17.86%) Web Design
4 3 (10.71%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
1 13 (46.43%) FQL
1 13 (46.43%) Java
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
1 13 (46.43%) VB
2 5 (17.86%) VBScript
3 4 (14.29%) C
3 4 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 4 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) XenServer
4 7 (25.00%) vSphere
4 7 (25.00%) XenApp
4 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (17.86%) BitLocker
5 5 (17.86%) Brightmail
5 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) Compaq
4 7 (25.00%) Dell
4 7 (25.00%) ThinPrint
5 5 (17.86%) IronPort
5 5 (17.86%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Intel Security
6 3 (10.71%) Stellent
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Altiris
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
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