The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 55 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 46 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.97% 0.90% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 1.98% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -21.53%
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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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 506 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.50% 45.79% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 363 204
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.45 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Leeds region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 49 (72.06%) SQL
2 45 (66.18%) SQL Server
3 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (50.00%) Oracle
5 33 (48.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (47.06%) PL/SQL
7 31 (45.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (45.59%) Oracle Database
8 30 (44.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 30 (44.12%) Data Mapping
8 30 (44.12%) NUnit
9 29 (42.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (42.65%) SDLC
10 28 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
11 27 (39.71%) Data Modelling
12 25 (36.76%) TDD
12 25 (36.76%) Toad
13 20 (29.41%) T-SQL
14 19 (27.94%) .NET
15 16 (23.53%) Finance
16 13 (19.12%) Windows
17 11 (16.18%) SCCM
17 11 (16.18%) C#
18 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
18 10 (14.71%) VMware
19 9 (13.24%) SpecFlow
20 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
20 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
20 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DMZ
2 4 (5.88%) DHCP
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) Intranet
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (66.18%) SQL Server
2 33 (48.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (45.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (45.59%) Oracle Database
4 30 (44.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (42.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.94%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.47%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 30 (44.12%) NUnit
2 25 (36.76%) Toad
3 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.24%) SpecFlow
5 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (10.29%) Maven
7 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.41%) Subversion
9 1 (1.47%) MSI
9 1 (1.47%) InstallShield
9 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (73.53%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (19.12%) SQL Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Database Developer
5 6 (8.82%) VB Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (8.82%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Database Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (7.35%) DBA
7 4 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) VB Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Programmer
9 2 (2.94%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) ADO
3 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.88%) WCF
4 3 (4.41%) WF
4 3 (4.41%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.47%) CAML
6 1 (1.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Replication
2 2 (2.94%) PKI
2 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Data Mapping
3 29 (42.65%) SDLC
4 28 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (39.71%) Data Modelling
6 25 (36.76%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) BDD
7 7 (10.29%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Kanban
10 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.41%) System Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.41%) Server Hardening
10 3 (4.41%) Server Building
10 3 (4.41%) Release Management
10 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (72.06%) SQL
2 32 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 20 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 11 (16.18%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) VB6
5 7 (10.29%) VB
5 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) VBScript
7 2 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) MCITP
2 3 (4.41%) MCSE
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCEE
4 1 (1.47%) CCIA
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.94%) UAG
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Oracle
2 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) NetApp
4 2 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee
5 1 (1.47%) Wyse
5 1 (1.47%) Kofax
5 1 (1.47%) AppSense
5 1 (1.47%) Altiris
5 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.47%) Veeam
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix