Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 95 115
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 -33
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 76 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.38% 1.55% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.24% 3.57% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 28
Manchester median daily rate £400 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +36.36% +6.45%
10th Percentile £231 £295 £239
90th Percentile £525 £600 £458
North West median daily rate £385 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -18.95% +35.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £21.11 - -
North West median hourly rate £21.11 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -51.48% - -

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,451 1,262 1,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.39% 43.59% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,018 916 973
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £307 £290 £263
90th Percentile £565 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 25
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +48.94% -25.40%
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.75 £14.48
90th Percentile £39.30 £45.30 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -15.63% +40.35% -23.49%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Manchester

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Manchester

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Manchester

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell 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 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 11 - -
Bolton +2 6 £300 +20.00%
Rochdale - 2 £325 -
PowerShell
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
3 44 (57.89%) Windows
4 41 (53.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (43.42%) VMware
6 26 (34.21%) ITIL
7 24 (31.58%) Migration
8 22 (28.95%) SQL
9 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (26.32%) SCCM
11 19 (25.00%) DNS
11 19 (25.00%) MCSE
12 18 (23.68%) MCSA
12 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
13 17 (22.37%) DevOps
14 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (21.05%) Google
15 14 (18.42%) Citrix
15 14 (18.42%) Change Control
15 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (17.11%) Office 365
17 12 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 12 (15.79%) JSON
17 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
18 11 (14.47%) Degree
18 11 (14.47%) VB
18 11 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
19 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
19 10 (13.16%) VPN
20 9 (11.84%) MSI

PowerShell
Co-occurring 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 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (53.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.11%) Office 365
3 11 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (11.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (6.58%) IaaS
7 4 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (3.95%) PaaS
9 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.32%) GitHub
10 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (13.16%) VPN
3 7 (9.21%) DHCP
4 6 (7.89%) Skype
5 5 (6.58%) Firewall
6 4 (5.26%) LAN
6 4 (5.26%) Network Security
6 4 (5.26%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) WAN
6 4 (5.26%) Wireless
7 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.63%) NAS
9 1 (1.32%) Internet
9 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) Power BI
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Biml
5 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (11.84%) MSI
3 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.95%) AdminStudio
4 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Law
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Azure Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Azure DevOps
3 9 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Packager
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support
9 3 (3.95%) Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Server Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Server Support
9 3 (3.95%) Server Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) JSON
2 6 (7.89%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.63%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) RESTful
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.95%) CMDB
4 3 (3.95%) Replication
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Windows
2 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.26%) Linux
6 4 (5.26%) VMS
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Unix
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.32%) CentOS
9 1 (1.32%) Debian
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) ITIL
2 24 (31.58%) Migration
3 17 (22.37%) DevOps
4 14 (18.42%) Change Control
5 9 (11.84%) Informatics
5 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.58%) Application Packaging
8 5 (6.58%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (6.58%) ITSM
8 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Decision-Making
9 4 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (5.26%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) VB
3 7 (9.21%) VBScript
4 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.95%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) U-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.00%) MCSE
3 18 (23.68%) MCSA
4 12 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (14.47%) Degree
6 5 (6.58%) MCP
7 4 (5.26%) MCTS
7 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.32%) CISM
9 1 (1.32%) CISSP
9 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.21%) XenApp
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.89%) vSphere
5 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) Terraform
3 4 (5.26%) Ansible
3 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.26%) Puppet
4 3 (3.95%) ThinApp
5 2 (2.63%) OpenView
5 2 (2.63%) Salt
5 2 (2.63%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 33 (43.42%) VMware
3 16 (21.05%) Google
4 14 (18.42%) Citrix
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle
7 4 (5.26%) Altiris
8 3 (3.95%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) Veeam
9 2 (2.63%) Lotus
9 2 (2.63%) Splunk
9 2 (2.63%) Veritas
10 1 (1.32%) Avaya
10 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.32%) Databricks
10 1 (1.32%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.32%) Twitter
10 1 (1.32%) Vertica