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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 72 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 0.85% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 2.05% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £353 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +7.84%
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West Yorkshire

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
422 391 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.05% 41.60% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 248 224
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £27.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

PowerShell
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 31 October 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (40.00%) WCF
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (36.00%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) Symantec
9 6 (24.00%) Workflow
9 6 (24.00%) WF
9 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (20.00%) Lync
10 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (16.00%) NetApp
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.00%) UNIX
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (36.00%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (36.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (20.00%) Lync
4 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (12.00%) CMS
6 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (12.00%) JBoss
6 3 (12.00%) Apache
6 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (4.00%) IIS
8 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) S/MIME
1 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Intranet
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) VB Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (40.00%) WCF
3 6 (24.00%) WF
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) ADO
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Workflow
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.00%) VB6
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Symantec
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Google
4 4 (16.00%) Postini
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Remedy
5 3 (12.00%) Kofax
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) Actimize