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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 19 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.36% 2.07% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 5.24% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 10
Median daily rate £375 £285 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -23.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £130 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £465 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £383 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%

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
578 763 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.40% 39.57% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 462 353
Median daily rate £388 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 3 £450 +38.46% 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) Firewall
9 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.05%) SCCM
11 7 (16.67%) VMware
11 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (16.67%) .NET
11 7 (16.67%) Citrix
11 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (14.29%) Amazon S3
12 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
12 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (14.29%) REST
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation

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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 6 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (11.90%) IaaS
6 4 (9.52%) Office 365
7 3 (7.14%) PaaS
8 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (2.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) VLAN
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) FTP
6 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.38%) KNIME
5 1 (2.38%) Power BI
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) Gradle
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.38%) Hudson
4 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) IT Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
1 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (14.29%) REST
2 6 (14.29%) WPF
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.76%) CentOS
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) Fedora
9 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (14.29%) MVC
3 6 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (14.29%) OOD
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) SIEM
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C#
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCSA
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) Docker
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.76%) SCSM
5 1 (2.38%) Terraform
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Citrix
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Altiris
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
4 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.76%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.76%) Lotus
4 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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