Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 119 82
Rank change year-on-year +19 -37 +25
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 41 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.40% 1.22% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 3.16% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 27
Manchester median daily rate £394 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% +4.84% -4.62%
10th Percentile £267 £246 £172
90th Percentile £531 £453 £445
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Manchester median hourly rate - - £29.00
North West median hourly rate £43.50 - £29.00

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 1249 1362 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.54% 38.49% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 984 795
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £238
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 48
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -36.23% +64.29%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.71
90th Percentile £47.70 £40.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.35% -24.00% +25.00%

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 November 2017.

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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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 November 2017. 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
Bolton 0 3 £250 -24.24%
Cheadle - 1 £313 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
PowerShell
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
4 12 (29.27%) DevOps
5 11 (26.83%) Office 365
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (24.39%) .NET
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 10 (24.39%) Workflow
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.51%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.07%) iManage
10 6 (14.63%) OneDrive
10 6 (14.63%) Change Control
10 6 (14.63%) Puppet
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
10 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
10 6 (14.63%) Unix
10 6 (14.63%) Java
10 6 (14.63%) Legal
10 6 (14.63%) IDOL
10 6 (14.63%) Retail
10 6 (14.63%) Document Management

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 5 (12.20%) CMS
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.83%) Office 365
3 6 (14.63%) OneDrive
4 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.88%) SaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
1 5 (12.20%) Network Security
1 5 (12.20%) SNMP
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 3 (7.32%) Skype
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.44%) IPsec
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) IDOL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Legal
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Retail Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Developer
1 7 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Implementation Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) REST
3 5 (12.20%) SOAP
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) JSON
5 3 (7.32%) WCF
5 3 (7.32%) WinForms
5 3 (7.32%) WPF
5 3 (7.32%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) CMDB
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Fintech
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Unix
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) DevOps
2 10 (24.39%) Workflow
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.63%) Change Control
5 6 (14.63%) Document Management
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
6 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) Content Management
6 5 (12.20%) CRM
6 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.20%) ITSM
6 5 (12.20%) Operations Management
6 5 (12.20%) Statistics
6 5 (12.20%) Workflow Development
7 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) XAML
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) BladeLogic
2 3 (7.32%) SCOM
2 3 (7.32%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) WMI
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) iManage
4 5 (12.20%) Interwoven
4 5 (12.20%) Reuters
4 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
4 5 (12.20%) Snow
4 5 (12.20%) Veeam
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Synology
7 1 (2.44%) Tableau