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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 92 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 56 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 1.28% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 4.10% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 20
Median daily rate £375 £373 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +18.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £197 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £483 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
PowerShell
England

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
1151 1292 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.18% 31.10% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 799 751
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 57 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £13.50 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £47.33 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 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
Manchester -27 15 £350 +8.52% 9
Cheshire +24 14 £325 -27.77% 3
Merseyside +13 12 £375 -21.05% 6
Lancashire +2 9 £410 +10.81%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 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 North West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 49 (48.51%) Microsoft
3 38 (37.62%) SQL
4 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
5 29 (28.71%) Active Directory
6 22 (21.78%) MS Excel
6 22 (21.78%) Windows Server
7 20 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (19.80%) Linux
7 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (17.82%) Python
9 18 (17.82%) Firewall
10 17 (16.83%) C#
10 17 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (15.84%) Perl
11 16 (15.84%) ITIL
12 15 (14.85%) .NET
12 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
12 15 (14.85%) VBScript
12 15 (14.85%) VMware
13 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (12.87%) Windows XP
13 13 (12.87%) ETL
13 13 (12.87%) Citrix
14 12 (11.88%) SSL
14 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
14 12 (11.88%) Java

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 12 (11.88%) IIS
1 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) JBoss
3 6 (5.94%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.95%) nginx
4 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 22 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.95%) Office 365
4 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.98%) IaaS
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) Firewall
2 12 (11.88%) SSL
3 11 (10.89%) DNS
4 8 (7.92%) DHCP
4 8 (7.92%) VLAN
5 7 (6.93%) HTTPS
5 7 (6.93%) LAN
5 7 (6.93%) SAN
5 7 (6.93%) WAN
6 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.95%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.96%) VPN
8 4 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.97%) LDAP
9 3 (2.97%) NAS
10 2 (1.98%) Intranet
10 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.98%) Skype
10 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.94%) MySQL
8 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.97%) Informix
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.93%) MSI
3 6 (5.94%) GitLab
4 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.89%) Banking
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Advertising
3 1 (0.99%) Back Office
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) DBA
2 13 (12.87%) SQL DBA
3 11 (10.89%) Consultant
4 10 (9.90%) Administrator
4 10 (9.90%) Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.96%) Architect
9 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) .NET
2 12 (11.88%) Web Services
2 12 (11.88%) XML
3 8 (7.92%) XSLT
4 7 (6.93%) Regular Expression
4 7 (6.93%) REST
5 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.95%) Middleware
6 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.96%) jQuery
6 4 (3.96%) WPF
7 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.97%) Autofac
7 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.97%) JSON
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.97%) SAML
7 3 (2.97%) SOAP
7 3 (2.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Wiki
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Replication
3 4 (3.96%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.97%) Statistics
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 22 (21.78%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.80%) Linux
3 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.87%) Windows XP
5 12 (11.88%) Unix
5 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.94%) AIX
8 6 (5.94%) HPUX
8 6 (5.94%) Solaris
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.99%) CentOS
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) ITIL
3 13 (12.87%) ETL
4 12 (11.88%) Database Mirroring
5 10 (9.90%) Release Management
6 9 (8.91%) High Availability
7 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.92%) MVC
7 8 (7.92%) Service Management
8 7 (6.93%) Security Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) Security Operations
8 7 (6.93%) TDD
9 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.96%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.96%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) Python
3 17 (16.83%) C#
4 16 (15.84%) Perl
5 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
5 15 (14.85%) VBScript
6 12 (11.88%) Java
7 8 (7.92%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.94%) Bourne shell
8 6 (5.94%) Korn
9 2 (1.98%) C
9 2 (1.98%) VB
10 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.99%) PHP
10 1 (0.99%) Ruby
10 1 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.96%) CEH
2 4 (3.96%) CISSP
2 4 (3.96%) GCFA
2 4 (3.96%) GIAC
2 4 (3.96%) SANS
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
3 3 (2.97%) MCSA
3 3 (2.97%) MCSE
3 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) CCNA
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (28.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.94%) XenApp
4 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.97%) vSphere
5 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.99%) Docker
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.99%) NFS
7 1 (0.99%) Postfix
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.99%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) SCOM
2 10 (9.90%) SCCM
3 9 (8.91%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.91%) Puppet
4 7 (6.93%) yum
5 6 (5.94%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (5.94%) Netcool
5 6 (5.94%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.97%) WSUS
7 2 (1.98%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.98%) SCSM
8 1 (0.99%) Ansible
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.99%) MOM
8 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) VMware
3 13 (12.87%) Citrix
4 11 (10.89%) HP
5 9 (8.91%) Oracle
6 8 (7.92%) Cisco
7 7 (6.93%) IBM
7 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.94%) CA
9 4 (3.96%) Altiris
9 4 (3.96%) Cognos
9 4 (3.96%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.97%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.97%) IDERA
10 3 (2.97%) Sophos
11 2 (1.98%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.98%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.98%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago