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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 118 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 36 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.84% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 5.76% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 9
Average daily rate
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£256 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.47 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £32.24 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-23.22% +15.12%
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
1242 990 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.99% 31.90% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 560 387
Average daily rate £365 £328 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% +1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 39
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.29 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.32 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -14 15 £350 +12.00% 14
Lancashire -1 12 £230 -16.36% 1
Cheshire -21 4 - - 8
Merseyside -17 3 £288 +15.00% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 49 (77.78%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 25 (39.68%) VMware
5 24 (38.10%) SQL
6 21 (33.33%) Citrix
7 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
7 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (30.16%) SCCM
9 18 (28.57%) DNS
10 15 (23.81%) ITIL
10 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (20.63%) DHCP
12 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
13 11 (17.46%) XenApp
13 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
13 11 (17.46%) HP
13 11 (17.46%) VBScript
14 10 (15.87%) .NET
15 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (14.29%) Oracle
15 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 9 (14.29%) vSphere
16 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (12.70%) High Availability
16 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (12.70%) Time Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.59%) Lync
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) DNS
2 13 (20.63%) DHCP
3 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.52%) DMZ
4 6 (9.52%) Firewall
5 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.17%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) SSH
6 2 (3.17%) Internet
6 2 (3.17%) Extranet
6 2 (3.17%) SSL
6 2 (3.17%) SNMP
6 2 (3.17%) LAN
6 2 (3.17%) WAN
6 2 (3.17%) SMTP
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
7 1 (1.59%) SAN
7 1 (1.59%) VLAN
7 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.59%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MSI
2 3 (4.76%) Fiddler
2 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.17%) AdminStudio
3 2 (3.17%) Toad
3 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Hudson
4 1 (1.59%) WiX
4 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Applications Packager
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Wintel Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) DBA
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Data Centre Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 7 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) XML
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
5 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 2 (3.17%) XML Messaging
5 2 (3.17%) ODBC
6 1 (1.59%) MDX
6 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (77.78%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.52%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.17%) UNIX
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (12.70%) High Availability
3 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (12.70%) Time Management
3 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.11%) DevOps
5 6 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.17%) SIEM
8 2 (3.17%) Database Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Content Management
8 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) VBScript
3 5 (7.94%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.35%) PHP
4 4 (6.35%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) MCSE
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) MCITP
5 3 (4.76%) MCSA
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (4.76%) CCEA
5 3 (4.76%) CCEE
5 3 (4.76%) CCIA
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (17.46%) XenApp
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (14.29%) vSphere
6 8 (12.70%) VMware ESX
7 7 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 6 (9.52%) DFS Replication
8 6 (9.52%) Firmware
9 3 (4.76%) Terminal Server
9 3 (4.76%) XenServer
10 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.59%) NFS
11 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (30.16%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) SCVMM
3 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.35%) Puppet
5 3 (4.76%) Hyperic
6 2 (3.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) Salt
6 2 (3.17%) PureDisk
6 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
6 2 (3.17%) SCOM
6 2 (3.17%) WSUS
6 2 (3.17%) WMI
6 2 (3.17%) MOM
6 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.68%) VMware
3 21 (33.33%) Citrix
4 11 (17.46%) HP
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 8 (12.70%) Dell
7 6 (9.52%) AppSense
8 3 (4.76%) Wyse
9 2 (3.17%) webMethods
9 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 2 (3.17%) McAfee
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) Stellent
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco
9 2 (3.17%) Sun
9 2 (3.17%) Intel
9 2 (3.17%) Compaq
10 1 (1.59%) NetApp
10 1 (1.59%) Siemens
10 1 (1.59%) Veritas
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £210 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago