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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 30 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.53% 0.60% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.96% 3.17% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £278 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £298 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -11.86%
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
134 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.41% 18.75% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 43 31
Median daily rate £325 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 -2 6 £308 +6.95% 1
Southport - 2 £338 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) IIS
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) XenApp
5 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (35.29%) SCOrch
6 6 (35.29%) IaaS
6 6 (35.29%) Converged Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) PaaS
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Confluence
8 4 (23.53%) Puppet
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Project Management

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 9 (52.94%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
3 3 (17.65%) SAS
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) JBoss
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) IaaS
1 6 (35.29%) PaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 3 (17.65%) Route 53
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
2 3 (17.65%) DataStax
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (17.65%) GitLab
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Architect
2 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Autofac
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) SAML
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
1 2 (11.76%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (35.29%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Scala
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) XenApp
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) Squid
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCOrch
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) Nessus
3 3 (17.65%) Oozie
3 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
4 2 (11.76%) EdgeSight
4 2 (11.76%) Nagios
4 2 (11.76%) SCOM
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) AppDynamics
4 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
4 3 (17.65%) Endeca
4 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
4 3 (17.65%) Qualys
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) VMware