Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +30
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.69% 0.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Chester median daily rate £230 £100 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.00% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +42.86% +27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 56 113 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 31.64% 45.93% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 102 86
Chester median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £277 £305
90th Percentile £452 £475 £497
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £15.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +73.08% +4.00% -46.43%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Chester

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Chester

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Chester region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft