The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
North West / Merseyside
Rank 30 30 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.80% 2.96% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 7.35% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £333
% change year-on-year -10.25% +17.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 105 136 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 32.71% 40.24% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 105 44
Median daily rate £350 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £15.25
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Merseyside

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Merseyside

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Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool +7 7 £300 -20.00% 2
Wirral - 1 £250 -
PowerShell
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) VBScript
4 6 (31.58%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) XSLT
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (15.79%) IDERA
7 3 (15.79%) Informix
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (15.79%) Statistics
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (10.53%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) DNS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) Informix
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) DBA
2 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Handler
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
1 6 (31.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (15.79%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (10.53%) Email Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
2 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) VBScript
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CEH
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) GCFA
2 1 (5.26%) GIAC
2 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IDERA
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Altiris
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Wyse