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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 35 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 1.91% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 9
Average daily rate £285 £390 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +188.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -10.00%
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
740 524 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.28% 37.48% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 364 283
Average daily rate £353 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport - 3 - -
Bolton - 1 £325 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (30.00%) VBScript
4 17 (28.33%) Java
4 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.00%) SQL
5 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (20.00%) VB
6 12 (20.00%) Oracle
6 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (16.67%) Migration
7 10 (16.67%) .NET
7 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (15.00%) IIS
8 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (15.00%) Citrix
9 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
9 8 (13.33%) Python
9 8 (13.33%) XML
9 8 (13.33%) Ruby
9 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (13.33%) Puppet
9 8 (13.33%) Software Packaging
9 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (13.33%) Ansible

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (15.00%) IIS
2 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.67%) Apache
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.33%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) DHCP
1 7 (11.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.33%) VLAN
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) MSI
2 7 (11.67%) WiX
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 11 (18.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) DBA
6 5 (8.33%) Development Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Development Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.67%) Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) Software Packaging
2 8 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) CAML
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.00%) Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.33%) NetWare
8 2 (3.33%) Unix
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Migration
2 8 (13.33%) DevOps
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 4 (6.67%) Benchmarking
4 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (5.00%) ERP
5 3 (5.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.00%) Server Building
5 3 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.33%) Document Management
6 2 (3.33%) Information Security
6 2 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (3.33%) SDLC
6 2 (3.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) VBScript
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) VB
5 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.33%) Python
6 8 (13.33%) Ruby
7 7 (11.67%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C#
9 1 (1.67%) FQL
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) MCSE
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) CCEA
4 3 (5.00%) CCEE
4 3 (5.00%) CCIA
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.00%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) MCSA
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.67%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (8.33%) Docker
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.00%) BitLocker
5 3 (5.00%) Terminal Server
5 3 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (3.33%) NFS
6 2 (3.33%) vSphere
6 2 (3.33%) Xen
7 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Ansible
1 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) SCCM
3 4 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.67%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.67%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 6 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) AppSense
5 3 (5.00%) Becrypt
5 3 (5.00%) Lotus
5 3 (5.00%) Wyse
6 2 (3.33%) CA
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Novell
7 1 (1.67%) Altiris
7 1 (1.67%) BMC
7 1 (1.67%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
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