Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 19 August 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 73 33
Rank change year-on-year +19 -40 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.26% 1.31% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 1.62% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £78 -
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.90 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.68% +20.83% +38.46%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 233 494 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 60.21% 80.85% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 427 37
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +37.50% -5.14%
10th Percentile £298 £350 £163
90th Percentile £538 £493 £459
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.89% +66.67% -57.81%
10th Percentile £41.25 £21.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £23.75 £16.70
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Northern Ireland

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Northern Ireland

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Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +27 1 - - 1
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Google