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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
North West / Lancashire
Rank 39 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.75% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.04% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £320 £273 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.40%

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
100 147 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.74% 38.28% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 124
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 12
Median hourly rate £49.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +2.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) VBScript
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
1 7 (63.64%) Service Management
1 7 (63.64%) Release Management
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Regular Expression
2 6 (54.55%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
2 6 (54.55%) SCOM
2 6 (54.55%) Korn
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) CA
2 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
2 6 (54.55%) Netcool
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) HPUX
2 6 (54.55%) Solaris
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring

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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Regular Expression
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) HPUX
2 6 (54.55%) Solaris
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Release Management
1 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) VBScript
2 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
2 6 (54.55%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (54.55%) Netcool
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) CA
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP