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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 81 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 1.46% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 4.24% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -17.64%
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 £26.50 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -21.53%
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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
490 425 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.11% 34.41% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 252 184
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 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 6 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 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Time Management
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) VBScript
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (16.00%) MCITP
8 4 (16.00%) IIS
9 3 (12.00%) PHP
9 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) MCSA
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.00%) RDBMS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) SMTP
3 2 (8.00%) SNMP
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Intranet
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) Extranet
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) SSH
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) OpenScape
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Toad
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
1 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) WiX
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) MDX
4 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Time Management
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Document Management
4 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Server Building
4 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VBScript
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCITP
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCEA
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) CCEE
4 2 (8.00%) CCIA
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) Hyperic
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.00%) MOM
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) AppSense
4 2 (8.00%) Veeam
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
4 2 (8.00%) Wyse
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) RightFax
5 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.00%) Siemens
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago