The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 33 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% - 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% - 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -10.00%
PowerShell
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.17% 18.86% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 31 32
Average daily rate £363 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 2 £375 - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
5 3 (27.27%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) PaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) IaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) AWS Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Build and Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Build Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) LINC
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
2 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
2 2 (18.18%) EdgeSight
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Unisys
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft