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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 26 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.74% 0.57% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.65% 2.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £475 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +74.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £455 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £495 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £382 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
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
114 81 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.78% 23.14% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 41
Median daily rate £363 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £26.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.44% +18.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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
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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 6 £375 -25.00% 4
Wirral - 4 £335 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) XSLT
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) VBScript
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) CISSP
5 4 (22.22%) GIAC
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) CEH
5 4 (22.22%) SANS
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 4 (22.22%) GCFA
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c

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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (16.67%) Informix
4 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Handler
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) XSLT
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Autofac
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) SAML
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (16.67%) Statistics
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
1 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) OWASP
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Security
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Records Management
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CEH
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
1 4 (22.22%) GCFA
1 4 (22.22%) GIAC
1 4 (22.22%) SANS
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) IDERA
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) VMware