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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 77 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.31% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 0.73% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
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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
443 410 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.02% 42.84% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 278 192
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (38.89%) InfoPath
3 7 (38.89%) WCF
3 7 (38.89%) WF
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Lync
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (22.22%) NetApp
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) HTTP
7 3 (16.67%) JBoss
7 3 (16.67%) Apache
7 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) S/MIME
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (38.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (22.22%) Lync
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 3 (16.67%) JBoss
4 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) S/MIME
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
1 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
1 7 (38.89%) WCF
1 7 (38.89%) WF
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) Kofax
4 3 (16.67%) Postini
4 3 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Actimize
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) HP