The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
North West / Merseyside
Rank 30 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.53% 1.55% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.40% 4.76% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £323 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
117 105 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.50% 32.61% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 42
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 5 £263 -30.00% 2
Wirral - 5 £320 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) XSLT
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (28.57%) VBScript
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 4 (19.05%) Perl
6 4 (19.05%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) GIAC
6 4 (19.05%) GCFA
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) CEH
6 4 (19.05%) SANS
6 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) IDERA

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (14.29%) Informix
4 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Handler
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
1 8 (38.10%) XSLT
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security
1 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Statistics
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Security
3 2 (9.52%) Email Migration
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Records Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
3 2 (9.52%) Server Building
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) VBScript
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CEH
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
1 4 (19.05%) GCFA
1 4 (19.05%) GIAC
1 4 (19.05%) SANS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) CSIRT
3 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IDERA
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft