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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 25 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 1.73% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 5.29% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
Median daily rate £325 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% +3.26%
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
712 586 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.53% 32.72% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 360 303
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 £288 £256 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (44.44%) VMware
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (26.67%) Firewall
5 12 (26.67%) DNS
5 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 11 (24.44%) Citrix
6 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
7 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 10 (22.22%) Python
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco
8 9 (20.00%) VLAN
9 8 (17.78%) DHCP
9 8 (17.78%) Linux
10 7 (15.56%) WAN
10 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
10 7 (15.56%) LAN
10 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (13.33%) Puppet
11 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
11 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
11 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.33%) MS Office

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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Google App Engine
3 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) DNS
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) VLAN
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
4 7 (15.56%) LAN
4 7 (15.56%) WAN
5 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.11%) SAN
7 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
8 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.67%) SSL
8 3 (6.67%) VPN
9 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.44%) Skype
9 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.22%) Network Security
10 1 (2.22%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (2.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.67%) MSI
4 2 (4.44%) GitLab
4 2 (4.44%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Azure Engineer
1 7 (15.56%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) IT Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) IT Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Wiki
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.22%) Informatics
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) DevOps
2 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.89%) ERP
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (6.67%) TDD
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.44%) Information Security
4 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
4 2 (4.44%) Web Operations
5 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 10 (22.22%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) C
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) CCNA
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.44%) CISM
1 2 (4.44%) CISMP
1 2 (4.44%) CISSP
1 2 (4.44%) MCSA
1 2 (4.44%) MCSE
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) NFS
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.44%) Xen
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (6.67%) yum
4 2 (4.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.22%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) Dell
6 4 (8.89%) Altiris
7 3 (6.67%) IronPort
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) Google
8 2 (4.44%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.44%) RightFax
8 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.44%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.22%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.22%) Siemens
9 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds