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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 83 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.74% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.29% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% +3.92%
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
551 480 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.99% 32.15% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 257
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 £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £38.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 8 (21.62%) Python
5 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (18.92%) Dell
6 7 (18.92%) DNS
6 7 (18.92%) Migration
7 6 (16.22%) Finance
7 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (16.22%) IronPort
7 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) Citrix
7 6 (16.22%) Symantec
7 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.51%) vSphere

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 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.11%) SoftLayer
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) Google App Engine
5 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) VLAN
3 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) Skype
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) FTP
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) PBX
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) GitLab
4 2 (5.41%) MSI
4 2 (5.41%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Software Packaging
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
2 2 (5.41%) Wiki
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.70%) Informatics
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) DevOps
2 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) TDD
4 2 (5.41%) Web Operations
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.70%) Service Design
5 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 6 (16.22%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CCNA
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.11%) MCSA
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) CISM
2 2 (5.41%) CISMP
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) NFS
4 3 (8.11%) Xen
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) yum
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.70%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 7 (18.92%) Dell
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) IronPort
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) Symantec
6 5 (13.51%) RightFax
7 4 (10.81%) HP
8 3 (8.11%) IBM
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
9 2 (5.41%) Google
9 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
9 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.70%) Altiris
10 1 (2.70%) F5
10 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.70%) Sonus