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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 25 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.14% - 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£279 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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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 Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.86% 42.95% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 42
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft