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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 53 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.27% 2.99% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £406 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £336 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -24.13%
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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
319 368 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.68% 40.75% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 223 313
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +97.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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 15 September 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 (61.54%) C#
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) WCF
4 12 (46.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 12 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (34.62%) Workflow
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) WF
6 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) Symantec
7 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Intranet
8 5 (19.23%) EDRMS
8 5 (19.23%) Kofax
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) CMS
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 4 (15.38%) VB
9 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (46.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 5 (19.23%) CMS
5 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (15.38%) Lync
5 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (7.69%) Apache
7 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 4 (15.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Intranet
2 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
2 4 (15.38%) S/MIME
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) EDRMS
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) AdminStudio
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) VB Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (50.00%) WCF
3 9 (34.62%) WF
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) ADO
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Workflow
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.54%) VB6
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Symantec
3 5 (19.23%) Kofax
4 4 (15.38%) Google
4 4 (15.38%) Postini
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) BMC
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) JBoss
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) Actimize