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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 81 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 0.95% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£262 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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
505 423 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.41% 35.73% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 261 316
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +36.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £22.02 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 11 (40.74%) SCCM
4 11 (40.74%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) VBScript
5 8 (29.63%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
6 7 (25.93%) Web Development
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) Time Management
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (18.52%) Tandem
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Citrix
10 3 (11.11%) MS Office
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) VB
10 3 (11.11%) Perl
10 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Xcode
1 1 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) SCCM Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Tandem
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.41%) NetWare
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Web Development
1 7 (25.93%) Time Management
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
3 2 (7.41%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (7.41%) ITSM
3 2 (7.41%) System Testing
3 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (7.41%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) VBScript
2 8 (29.63%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) VB
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) GSEC
4 1 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) RHCE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) MCTS
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) GPEN
4 1 (3.70%) OSCP
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Novell
3 2 (7.41%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) AppSense
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin