The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / North West
Rank 83 111 124
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 1.26% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 3.32% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 8
Median daily rate £350 £285 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £36.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -20.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £23.00 £33.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £29.00 £39.25
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1052 1415 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.03% 37.98% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 905 719
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the North West region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Manchester +9 22 £350 +22.80% 9
Merseyside +3 11 £323 -14.00% 2
Cheshire +24 9 £375 +7.14% 5
Lancashire +9 7 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 68 (62.96%) Windows
2 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 45 (41.67%) SQL
4 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 31 (28.70%) Active Directory
6 22 (20.37%) Perl
6 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
7 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (18.52%) C#
8 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (16.67%) VBScript
10 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
10 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (13.89%) Java
11 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 14 (12.96%) ETL
12 14 (12.96%) Python
12 14 (12.96%) ITIL
12 14 (12.96%) IIS
12 14 (12.96%) VMware
12 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (12.96%) SCOM
13 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (12.04%) Oracle
13 13 (12.04%) .NET
13 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
13 13 (12.04%) Linux

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (12.96%) IIS
2 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.19%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.56%) Apache
6 5 (4.63%) JBoss
6 5 (4.63%) nginx
7 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.78%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.93%) CMS
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) SPSS
4 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.19%) Office 365
4 6 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.63%) IaaS
6 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.78%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Firewall
2 9 (8.33%) DNS
3 8 (7.41%) SSL
4 7 (6.48%) NAS
4 7 (6.48%) SAN
5 5 (4.63%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.70%) DHCP
6 4 (3.70%) VLAN
7 3 (2.78%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.78%) LDAP
7 3 (2.78%) VPN
8 2 (1.85%) Intranet
8 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.93%) FTP
9 1 (0.93%) Internet
9 1 (0.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.63%) TKPROF
9 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.78%) Informix
10 3 (2.78%) MySQL
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.85%) Power BI
11 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.63%) Toad
4 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.78%) GitLab
5 3 (2.78%) Gradle
5 3 (2.78%) MSI
5 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.85%) Ant
6 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.85%) Maven
6 2 (1.85%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.93%) Hudson
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Advertising
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) DBA
2 20 (18.52%) Developer
3 17 (15.74%) SQL DBA
4 16 (14.81%) Consultant
5 12 (11.11%) Administrator
6 11 (10.19%) Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.48%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Architect
10 5 (4.63%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) XML
3 10 (9.26%) Web Services
3 10 (9.26%) XSLT
4 7 (6.48%) Regular Expression
5 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (5.56%) REST
5 6 (5.56%) WPF
6 5 (4.63%) Middleware
6 5 (4.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.85%) HTML
8 2 (1.85%) jQuery
9 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.93%) CSS
9 1 (0.93%) JSON
9 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.63%) Replication
3 4 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.78%) Clustering
4 3 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.78%) Wiki
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Life Science
5 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.96%) Windows
2 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
3 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.04%) Linux
5 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.11%) Unix
7 10 (9.26%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.56%) AIX
9 6 (5.56%) HPUX
9 6 (5.56%) Solaris
9 6 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.85%) Android
12 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.93%) CentOS
13 1 (0.93%) Fedora
13 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.96%) ETL
2 14 (12.96%) ITIL
3 12 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
3 12 (11.11%) Release Management
4 10 (9.26%) Service Management
5 9 (8.33%) High Availability
5 9 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (7.41%) Migration
6 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.48%) MVC
8 6 (5.56%) Change Management
8 6 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (5.56%) OO
8 6 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.67%) SQL
2 22 (20.37%) Perl
3 20 (18.52%) C#
4 18 (16.67%) VBScript
5 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
6 15 (13.89%) Java
7 14 (12.96%) Python
8 7 (6.48%) Korn
9 6 (5.56%) Bourne shell
10 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.78%) VB
13 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.85%) R
13 2 (1.85%) Ruby
13 2 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.70%) CEH
5 4 (3.70%) CISSP
5 4 (3.70%) GCFA
5 4 (3.70%) GIAC
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 4 (3.70%) SANS
6 3 (2.78%) Degree
7 2 (1.85%) MCITP
7 2 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.78%) vSphere
5 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.85%) Docker
5 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.85%) VMware GSX
5 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) SCOM
2 9 (8.33%) SCCM
3 6 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (5.56%) Netcool
3 6 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (4.63%) Puppet
5 4 (3.70%) WSUS
6 3 (2.78%) BladeLogic
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.78%) yum
7 2 (1.85%) Ansible
7 2 (1.85%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.85%) MOM
7 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.85%) SCSM
7 2 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) VMware
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle
4 12 (11.11%) HP
5 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.48%) Citrix
7 6 (5.56%) CA
7 6 (5.56%) IBM
8 5 (4.63%) AppDynamics
9 4 (3.70%) Cisco
9 4 (3.70%) Cognos
9 4 (3.70%) Hyperion
9 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.78%) IDERA
10 3 (2.78%) Symantec
11 2 (1.85%) Guidewire
11 2 (1.85%) Kaseya
11 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.85%) Sophos
11 2 (1.85%) Tableau
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