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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank - 24 37
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.05% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.69% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +3.77%
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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
148 52 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.41% 26.67% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 28 75
Average daily rate £325 £275 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £31.20 £10.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.00% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £10.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (33.33%) Lync
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Brightmail
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) IronPort
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) XenServer

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Brightmail
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) IronPort
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Compaq
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) VMware