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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 67 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 25 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 0.93% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 2.50% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £408 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £363 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +4.47%
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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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
533 561 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.15% 37.13% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 316 449
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 33 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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

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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 16 September 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
(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 +14 20 £363 -19.44% 5
Bradford - 1 - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
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Yorkshire

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 23 (60.53%) SharePoint
2 21 (55.26%) .NET
3 20 (52.63%) C#
4 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 18 (47.37%) Windows
4 18 (47.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 17 (44.74%) WCF
6 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
6 16 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (34.21%) WF
8 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 11 (28.95%) Migration
10 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 9 (23.68%) Workflow
11 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL
13 7 (18.42%) InfoPath
14 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (15.79%) SQL
14 6 (15.79%) Symantec
15 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (13.16%) Intranet
15 5 (13.16%) EDRMS
15 5 (13.16%) Web Services
15 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
15 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
15 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (13.16%) Kofax

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 23 (60.53%) SharePoint
2 18 (47.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
5 5 (13.16%) CMS
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (10.53%) Lync
6 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (10.53%) IIS
7 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (5.26%) Apache
8 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) InfoPath
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Intranet
2 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
2 4 (10.53%) S/MIME
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) EDRMS
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) AdminStudio
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) VB Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) WCF
4 13 (34.21%) WF
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 3 (7.89%) ADO
7 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Workflow
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.63%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) VB
3 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.89%) VB6
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Symantec
3 5 (13.16%) Kofax
4 4 (10.53%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) Postini
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) JBoss
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Becrypt
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) McAfee
7 1 (2.63%) Actimize
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Novell