The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 91 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 24 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 1.08% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 8
Average daily rate £345 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £323 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £347 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
798 646 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.25% 36.58% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 447 405
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the West Yorkshire region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Leeds +1 16 £343 -2.14% 7
Bradford +6 2 - - 3
PowerShell
Yorkshire

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
4 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (29.23%) VMware
5 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
6 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
7 17 (26.15%) C#
7 17 (26.15%) SQL
8 16 (24.62%) SCCM
9 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
9 14 (21.54%) IIS
9 14 (21.54%) .NET
9 14 (21.54%) Finance
10 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (18.46%) DevOps
11 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (18.46%) Linux
12 11 (16.92%) Java
12 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.92%) Migration
12 11 (16.92%) Puppet
12 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (15.38%) ITIL
14 9 (13.85%) Unix

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 14 (21.54%) IIS
2 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.54%) Apache
7 1 (1.54%) JBoss
7 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Office 365
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) LAN
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) WAN
4 3 (4.62%) Skype
4 3 (4.62%) SSL
5 2 (3.08%) DMZ
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
6 1 (1.54%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.08%) Biml
6 2 (3.08%) EDRMS
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Subversion
2 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) MSI
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Games
2 3 (4.62%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Developer
7 5 (7.69%) DBA
7 5 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) .NET
2 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.85%) CAML
3 9 (13.85%) CSS
4 8 (12.31%) HTML
4 8 (12.31%) HTML5
4 8 (12.31%) jQuery
5 4 (6.15%) WCF
6 3 (4.62%) Middleware
7 2 (3.08%) MDX
7 2 (3.08%) REST
7 2 (3.08%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) XSLT
8 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.54%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.54%) LAMP
8 1 (1.54%) RESTful
8 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) IVR
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.46%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.85%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Solaris
6 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) DevOps
3 11 (16.92%) Migration
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL
5 9 (13.85%) TDD
6 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.15%) Change Control
8 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
9 3 (4.62%) Change Management
9 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.08%) BDD
10 2 (3.08%) High Availability
10 2 (3.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.08%) Release Management
10 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) C#
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) FQL
3 9 (13.85%) VB
4 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) MCITP
2 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) vCloud
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) SCCM
2 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (16.92%) Puppet
3 7 (10.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (9.23%) SCOM
5 3 (4.62%) Opsview
6 2 (3.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) Symantec
5 3 (4.62%) Dell
5 3 (4.62%) F5
5 3 (4.62%) IronPort
5 3 (4.62%) RightScale
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Genesys
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) iManage
7 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.54%) RightFax
7 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.54%) Verint