The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.22% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.52% 29.87% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 29
Average daily rate £308 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £15.46 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1031.95% +71.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
Merseyside

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Liverpool region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

PowerShell
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft