The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 45 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.40% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 1.72% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.05 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.63%
PowerShell
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 South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
204 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 40.88% 34.12% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 71 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +37.93%
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 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 7 £325 - 4
PowerShell
Yorkshire

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Puppet
4 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 9 (47.37%) JBoss
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
6 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) LAMP
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) MySQL
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) Perl
8 6 (31.58%) Apache
8 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
8 6 (31.58%) Python
8 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (26.32%) New Relic
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) VMware
9 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
10 4 (21.05%) MSI

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) JBoss
2 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (15.79%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (10.53%) nginx
5 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
1 4 (21.05%) PaaS
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) IMAP
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (10.53%) POP3
3 2 (10.53%) SMTP
3 2 (10.53%) SNMP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) InfluxDB
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) MSI
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) ELK Stack
3 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Sensu
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.53%) Debian
8 2 (10.53%) Unix
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Code Coverage
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Programming
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) High Availability
8 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
8 1 (5.26%) Server Building
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
2 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Foglight
4 2 (10.53%) Grafana
4 2 (10.53%) Kibana
4 2 (10.53%) logstash
4 2 (10.53%) Nagios
4 2 (10.53%) Pingdom
4 2 (10.53%) Uchiwa
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM
5 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) New Relic
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
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