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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 80 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.33% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 0.94% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -24.13%
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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
486 426 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.55% 35.62% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 264 313
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 35
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 - - - -
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - - 1
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North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 11 (39.29%) VBScript
5 10 (35.71%) SCCM
6 9 (32.14%) C#
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
7 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) CSS
7 8 (28.57%) Web Development
7 8 (28.57%) Time Management
7 8 (28.57%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (17.86%) Tandem
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) Perl
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (10.71%) Citrix
12 3 (10.71%) Information Security
12 3 (10.71%) UNIX
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.71%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Star Schema
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) AdminStudio
1 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) SCCM Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Tandem
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) NetWare
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Web Development
1 8 (28.57%) Time Management
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (7.14%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 2 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Android Development
5 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) VBScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) RHCE
4 1 (3.57%) CISA
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) GSEC
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) GPEN
4 1 (3.57%) OSCP
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Novell
3 2 (7.14%) Lotus
3 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) AppSense
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.57%) CA