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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 80 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 10 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 1.35% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 3.90% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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
450 436 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.99% 34.71% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 248 160
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 19
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.49 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.65% +68.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £117.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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
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 2 June 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
(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 -1 1 £350 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Time Management
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (18.18%) MySQL
6 4 (18.18%) DHCP
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.64%) Hyperic
7 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.64%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) MCITP
7 3 (13.64%) Computer Science

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) SNMP
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) Extranet
4 2 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) OpenScape
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Toad
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.55%) WiX
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.55%) MDX
3 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Time Management
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Server Building
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCEA
3 2 (9.09%) CCEE
3 2 (9.09%) CCIA
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) Xen
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Hyperic
2 2 (9.09%) MOM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Salt
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Intel
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) Wyse
6 1 (4.55%) RightFax
6 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Siemens
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos