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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 74 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 24 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 1.21% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 3.38% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£310 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -26.15%
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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
528 444 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.75% 35.89% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 277 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £25.75 £18.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
6 9 (23.68%) Citrix
6 9 (23.68%) DNS
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (18.42%) Lync
8 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (15.79%) Time Management
9 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
9 6 (15.79%) Information Security
9 6 (15.79%) VBScript
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) MCSA
10 5 (13.16%) .NET
10 5 (13.16%) IIS
10 5 (13.16%) DHCP
10 5 (13.16%) Migration
10 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (10.53%) SCCM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
1 7 (18.42%) Lync
1 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.26%) CMS
5 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) Intranet
3 3 (7.89%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) Extranet
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) SSH
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.26%) SMTP
4 2 (5.26%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
1 2 (5.26%) Fiddler
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) WiX
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 3 (7.89%) Front Office
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Administrator
1 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) MDX
4 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Information Security
2 6 (15.79%) Time Management
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Document Management
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) SIEM
5 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (2.63%) SDLC
6 1 (2.63%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (2.63%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) VBScript
3 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) VB
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCSA
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) MCITP
3 4 (10.53%) VCDX
4 2 (5.26%) CCEE
4 2 (5.26%) CCIA
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCEA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
7 2 (5.26%) vSphere
7 2 (5.26%) Xen
7 2 (5.26%) Terminal Server
7 2 (5.26%) NFS
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Hyperic
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) MOM
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 2 (5.26%) Wyse
7 2 (5.26%) AppSense
7 2 (5.26%) Intel
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Siemens
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas
8 1 (2.63%) Google
8 1 (2.63%) RightFax
8 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
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