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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 13 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 1.23% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 3.36% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
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 £25.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
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
521 506 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.37% 36.67% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 295 172
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.23 £15.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £136.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -3 1 £350 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
4 8 (33.33%) Time Management
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) MCSE
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
8 4 (16.67%) VBScript
8 4 (16.67%) PHP
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (16.67%) MCITP
8 4 (16.67%) XenApp
8 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (16.67%) vSphere
8 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (8.33%) SMTP
5 2 (8.33%) SNMP
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) Extranet
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) SSH
6 1 (4.17%) OpenScape
6 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 2 (8.33%) MSI
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) WiX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) DBA
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) MDX
4 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) VBScript
2 4 (16.67%) PHP
2 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCSE
2 4 (16.67%) MCITP
3 3 (12.50%) CCEE
3 3 (12.50%) CCIA
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CCEA
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) XenApp
2 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.17%) Xen
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Hyperic
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) MOM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.33%) Salt
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Wyse
4 3 (12.50%) AppSense
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Intel
6 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Siemens