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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 82 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 0.36% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 0.85% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate £348 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -10.00%
PowerShell
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
608 469 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.19% 41.99% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 340 295
Average daily rate £425 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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

PowerShell
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 13 (36.11%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) SharePoint
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 11 (30.56%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) VB
7 9 (25.00%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) TDD
7 9 (25.00%) Subversion
7 9 (25.00%) VMware
7 9 (25.00%) CAML
7 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (25.00%) FQL
8 8 (22.22%) HTML5
8 8 (22.22%) jQuery
8 8 (22.22%) Unix
8 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (19.44%) Puppet
9 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (36.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Google App Engine
4 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DMZ
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Telepresence
4 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) Biml
5 2 (5.56%) EDRMS
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Subversion
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) MSI
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Digital Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
1 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
2 9 (25.00%) CAML
2 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 8 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (11.11%) WCF
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) MDX
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) XSLT
7 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.78%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.78%) LAMP
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Data Management
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) High Availability
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Web Operations
8 1 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) FQL
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) VB
4 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) MCITP
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Opsview
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) RightScale
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) F5
5 2 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) IronPort
5 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) iManage
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat