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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 105 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 31 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.19% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 3.50% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 15
Average daily rate
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£303 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.66% -53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.81 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% +61.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +22.22%
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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
1112 943 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.95% 34.01% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 513 625
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £15.24 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.57 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 14 £313 +131.48% 11
Cheshire +8 10 £375 - 3
Merseyside 0 6 £273 -39.44% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (42.50%) .NET
4 30 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 28 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 27 (33.75%) DNS
6 27 (33.75%) Clustering
6 27 (33.75%) SCCM
7 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
8 19 (23.75%) IIS
9 17 (21.25%) SQL
9 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (21.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (21.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (21.25%) Load Balancing
10 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.75%) MCITP
10 15 (18.75%) MCSE
11 14 (17.50%) Finance
11 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
12 13 (16.25%) MCTS
12 13 (16.25%) VBScript
13 12 (15.00%) HP
14 11 (13.75%) C#
14 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (12.50%) DevOps
15 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 19 (23.75%) IIS
3 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 27 (33.75%) DNS
3 9 (11.25%) DHCP
4 7 (8.75%) SAN
5 5 (6.25%) DMZ
6 4 (5.00%) Firewall
6 4 (5.00%) LAN
6 4 (5.00%) WAN
7 3 (3.75%) NAS
8 2 (2.50%) VPN
9 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.25%) LDAP
9 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) MSI
2 3 (3.75%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.50%) NUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) Ant
3 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.50%) MSTest
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.25%) Xcode
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Administrator
3 10 (12.50%) Consultant
3 10 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Administrator
4 6 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Applications Packager
6 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.00%) SCCM Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Wintel Support
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) Web Services
3 8 (10.00%) HTML
4 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.50%) CSS
5 6 (7.50%) jQuery
6 5 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.75%) REST
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.50%) Middleware
8 2 (2.50%) XML
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.50%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.25%) WPF
9 1 (1.25%) SOAP
9 1 (1.25%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.75%) Clustering
2 4 (5.00%) Replication
2 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.75%) Tandem
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.75%) UNIX
7 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.50%) NetWare
8 2 (2.50%) Linux
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Load Balancing
2 10 (12.50%) DevOps
3 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.00%) ITIL
4 8 (10.00%) High Availability
4 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.50%) Web Development
6 6 (7.50%) Release Management
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.25%) Time Management
7 5 (6.25%) Migration
8 4 (5.00%) MVC
8 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (3.75%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) VBScript
3 11 (13.75%) C#
4 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) VB
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (5.00%) Java
8 3 (3.75%) Ruby
9 2 (2.50%) Python
9 2 (2.50%) C
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.75%) MCITP
2 15 (18.75%) MCSE
3 13 (16.25%) MCTS
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) CCEE
5 1 (1.25%) CCIA
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) XenApp
4 5 (6.25%) DFS Replication
4 5 (6.25%) Firmware
5 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.50%) Docker
7 1 (1.25%) vSphere
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (33.75%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
3 3 (3.75%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
5 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) HP
3 7 (8.75%) Citrix
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
4 5 (6.25%) Dell
4 5 (6.25%) AppSense
5 3 (3.75%) Veeam
5 3 (3.75%) McAfee
5 3 (3.75%) Veritas
6 2 (2.50%) Lotus
6 2 (2.50%) Novell
7 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) EMC
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
7 1 (1.25%) Wyse
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