The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.29% 1.86% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 4.32% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Median daily rate - £273 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 185 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 29.58% 42.92% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 118 93
Median daily rate £325 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.32% -0.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.40 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Lancashire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Lancashire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Lancashire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Preston 0 2 - - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Perl
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Release Management
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) VBScript
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
6 7 (43.75%) Service Management
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) Regular Expression
7 6 (37.50%) SCOM
7 6 (37.50%) Bourne shell
7 6 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) IBM
7 6 (37.50%) CA
7 6 (37.50%) Korn
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) Tivoli
7 6 (37.50%) Netcool
7 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
7 6 (37.50%) AIX
7 6 (37.50%) HPUX
7 6 (37.50%) Solaris

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (31.25%) TKPROF
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Toad
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
1 6 (37.50%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Database Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Senior DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Regular Expression
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) HPUX
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Release Management
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Perl
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) VBScript
3 6 (37.50%) Bourne shell
3 6 (37.50%) Korn
4 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (37.50%) Netcool
1 6 (37.50%) SCOM
1 6 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) CA
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Kaseya
5 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
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