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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 85 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.65% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £151 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.82%
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
530 486 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.06% 37.88% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 297 185
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 18
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.32 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.00 £146.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 2015. 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
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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
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (29.17%) SCCM
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Replication
5 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (20.83%) Time Management
6 5 (20.83%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) MCSE
7 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) VBScript
7 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) XenApp
7 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.17%) LDAP
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MSI
1 3 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) WiX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) ADSI
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCITP
2 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CCEA
3 3 (12.50%) CCEE
3 3 (12.50%) CCIA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.50%) Terminal Server
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) Xen
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Salt
3 2 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Wyse
6 3 (12.50%) Veritas
6 3 (12.50%) AppSense
6 3 (12.50%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Siemens