The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 73 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.27% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 3.20% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £135 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -56.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £135 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £250 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
PowerShell
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
522 437 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.07% 39.55% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 276 271
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.58 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Manchester region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Cheadle - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
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North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) SCCM
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (28.57%) Replication
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) vSphere
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) NAS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) Xcode
1 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) ADSI
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) NetWare
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) CCEE
4 1 (4.76%) CCIA
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCEA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) Xen
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Salt
3 2 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas
4 3 (14.29%) Veeam
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 2 (9.52%) Novell
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Wyse
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
6 1 (4.76%) AppSense
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