The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 40 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.29% 2.62% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 7.76% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £213 £286 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.76% -11.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 116 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 41.14% 33.82% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 69 55
Average daily rate £300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £417 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.96 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.90 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
Yorkshire

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the South Yorkshire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - - - - 1
PowerShell
Yorkshire

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware