The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 32 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.27% 0.79% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 3.85% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £308 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.29% 20.63% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 38 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.80 £18.46 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -89.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware