The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 22 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 1.67% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 5.12% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 9
Median daily rate £325 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £339 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+48.45% +1.04%
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
639 527 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.58% 32.59% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 344 278
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £335 - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (48.94%) Windows
3 22 (46.81%) VMware
4 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (27.66%) Cisco
6 13 (27.66%) DNS
7 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
7 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
8 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
8 11 (23.40%) Linux
8 11 (23.40%) Citrix
9 10 (21.28%) DHCP
9 10 (21.28%) Firewall
9 10 (21.28%) VLAN
10 9 (19.15%) MS Office
10 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
11 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.02%) Python
11 8 (17.02%) Dell
12 7 (14.89%) Migration
12 7 (14.89%) WAN
12 7 (14.89%) LAN
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (12.77%) IronPort
13 6 (12.77%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (12.77%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.51%) SoftLayer
5 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) Google App Engine
5 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 10 (21.28%) DHCP
2 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) VLAN
3 7 (14.89%) LAN
3 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
4 5 (10.64%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.51%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.26%) Skype
7 2 (4.26%) SSL
7 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.13%) FTP
8 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.13%) Network Security
8 1 (2.13%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.26%) GitLab
3 2 (4.26%) MSI
3 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) PKI
2 2 (4.26%) Wiki
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.13%) Informatics
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.26%) Unix
7 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) ERP
3 4 (8.51%) DevOps
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.26%) Information Security
5 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) TDD
5 2 (4.26%) Web Operations
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.13%) Service Design
6 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
2 8 (17.02%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) C
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) CCNA
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.51%) MCSA
1 4 (8.51%) MCSE
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.26%) CISM
2 2 (4.26%) CISMP
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.51%) NFS
5 4 (8.51%) Xen
5 4 (8.51%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) yum
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.13%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) VMware
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) Citrix
5 8 (17.02%) Dell
6 6 (12.77%) IronPort
6 6 (12.77%) Symantec
7 5 (10.64%) HP
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle
7 5 (10.64%) RightFax
8 4 (8.51%) IBM
8 4 (8.51%) NetApp
9 2 (4.26%) Altiris
9 2 (4.26%) Google
9 2 (4.26%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.26%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.13%) F5
10 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.13%) Sonus