Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 100 113
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 62 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.14% 1.73% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.91% 3.73% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 30
Manchester median daily rate £385 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57% +19.66%
10th Percentile £278 £325 £275
90th Percentile £570 £600 £463
North West median daily rate £380 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -20.00% +35.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £47.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -57.67% +11.18% +46.55%

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 1,263 1,342 1,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.67% 46.47% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 968 861
Manchester median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 23
Manchester median hourly rate £24.88 £18.71 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.95% -46.54% +20.69%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £40.13 £42.00 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +8.11%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Manchester

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PowerShell in Manchester

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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 24 March 2019. 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 - 10 - -
Bolton - 4 £280 - 2
Rochdale - 3 £325 - 2
PowerShell
North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 34 (54.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
4 28 (45.16%) Windows
5 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 20 (32.26%) Migration
6 19 (30.65%) VMware
7 18 (29.03%) Google
7 18 (29.03%) ITIL
8 17 (27.42%) DevOps
9 15 (24.19%) MCSA
9 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (22.58%) MCSE
11 13 (20.97%) DNS
11 13 (20.97%) Office 365
11 13 (20.97%) Change Control
12 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (19.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (17.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
14 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (14.52%) Puppet
15 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
15 9 (14.52%) Firewall
15 9 (14.52%) Degree
15 9 (14.52%) SCCM
15 9 (14.52%) Linux
15 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
16 8 (12.90%) Informatics
16 8 (12.90%) Windows Server

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 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.97%) Office 365
3 12 (19.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (11.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.84%) IaaS
6 3 (4.84%) OneDrive
6 3 (4.84%) PaaS
7 2 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.61%) GitHub
8 1 (1.61%) SaaS
8 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) DNS
2 9 (14.52%) Firewall
3 5 (8.06%) Skype
4 4 (6.45%) VPN
5 3 (4.84%) Network Security
5 3 (4.84%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.23%) DHCP
6 2 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Biml
4 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) Power BI
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MSI
2 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.84%) AdminStudio
5 2 (3.23%) AutoIt
5 2 (3.23%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.61%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.61%) GitLab
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Applications Packager
5 4 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Server Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
1 5 (8.06%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.84%) JSON
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) CMDB
3 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
3 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.84%) Unix
7 2 (3.23%) VMS
8 1 (1.61%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Migration
2 18 (29.03%) ITIL
3 17 (27.42%) DevOps
4 13 (20.97%) Change Control
5 8 (12.90%) Informatics
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.06%) Application Packaging
7 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.84%) Decision-Making
9 3 (4.84%) ITSM
9 3 (4.84%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.84%) Software Licensing
9 3 (4.84%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.06%) VB
4 4 (6.45%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) VBScript
5 2 (3.23%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
5 2 (3.23%) VBA
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) MCSA
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (22.58%) MCSE
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (14.52%) Degree
5 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) MCP
8 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CISM
8 1 (1.61%) CISSP
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.45%) XenApp
5 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.23%) vSphere
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Puppet
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 8 (12.90%) Ansible
2 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) Salt
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Terraform
5 3 (4.84%) ThinApp
6 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Google
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) IronPort
6 5 (8.06%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) Splunk
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) RedGate
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle
8 2 (3.23%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) Veritas
8 2 (3.23%) Wyse
9 1 (1.61%) Altiris
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.61%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.61%) Twitter
9 1 (1.61%) Veeam
9 1 (1.61%) Vertica