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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 68 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 1.90% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.17% -6.66%
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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
616 473 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.70% 35.83% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 305 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) VMware
4 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 12 (28.57%) DNS
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
8 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.43%) Citrix
9 8 (19.05%) DHCP
9 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) Java
11 6 (14.29%) Migration
11 6 (14.29%) Document Management
11 6 (14.29%) Information Security
11 6 (14.29%) Time Management
11 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
11 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
11 6 (14.29%) Lync
12 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (11.90%) SCCM
12 5 (11.90%) SQL
12 5 (11.90%) VBScript
12 5 (11.90%) MCSE
12 5 (11.90%) MCSA
12 5 (11.90%) SharePoint

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) Lync
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (7.14%) IIS
7 2 (4.76%) JBoss
7 2 (4.76%) Apache
7 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.76%) CMS
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.14%) Google App Engine
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) Intranet
4 3 (7.14%) VLAN
4 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 3 (7.14%) NAS
4 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) SMTP
5 2 (4.76%) SSL
5 2 (4.76%) SNMP
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) Extranet
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (4.76%) SSH
6 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.52%) Front Office
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) MDX
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Replication
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Document Management
2 6 (14.29%) Information Security
2 6 (14.29%) Time Management
3 3 (7.14%) Project Management
3 3 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (4.76%) Server Building
4 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.76%) SIEM
4 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
4 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
1 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.90%) VBScript
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) VB
4 3 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
4 3 (7.14%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.14%) C
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) MCSE
2 5 (11.90%) MCSA
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (9.52%) MCITP
3 4 (9.52%) VCDX
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCEA
5 2 (4.76%) CCEE
5 2 (4.76%) CCIA
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.14%) Xen
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Hyperic
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) MOM
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView
4 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 3 (7.14%) Google
6 3 (7.14%) Veeam
7 2 (4.76%) Sophos
7 2 (4.76%) Wyse
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.76%) Intel
7 2 (4.76%) AppSense
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) Siemens
8 1 (2.38%) Veritas
8 1 (2.38%) BMC
8 1 (2.38%) RightFax
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago