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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 78 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 0.73% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.61% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -4.27%
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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
508 436 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 46.10% 45.23% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 325 143
Average daily rate £350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) ADO
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) VB6
5 4 (26.67%) Maven
6 3 (20.00%) InfoPath
6 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) WF
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) S/MIME
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) VB Developer
2 3 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VB Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ADO
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) WF
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) VB6
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Postini
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Kofax