The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 115 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.92% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 2.26% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
Average daily rate
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£360 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.21% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £384 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
933 928 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.82% 40.68% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 539 464
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 22
Average hourly rate £32.75 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.32% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £36.00
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 Yorkshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
West Yorkshire -3 9 £400 +5.96% 5
North Yorkshire -2 1 £320 -14.66% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (65.96%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) SharePoint
3 17 (36.17%) .NET
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
5 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
5 14 (29.79%) WCF
5 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
8 11 (23.40%) Finance
8 11 (23.40%) SCCM
9 10 (21.28%) WF
9 10 (21.28%) VMware
9 10 (21.28%) Migration
10 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
10 9 (19.15%) ITIL
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Workflow
12 7 (14.89%) InfoPath
12 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
13 6 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (12.77%) Symantec
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.77%) Web Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (38.30%) SharePoint
2 14 (29.79%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.64%) Lync
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.51%) CMS
5 4 (8.51%) Apache
5 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.38%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) JBoss
6 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.13%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) InfoPath
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) S/MIME
2 4 (8.51%) DHCP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) Intranet
4 2 (4.26%) VoIP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) VB Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) WCF
3 10 (21.28%) WF
4 6 (12.77%) Web Services
5 5 (10.64%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.38%) ADO
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware
8 1 (2.13%) WSH
8 1 (2.13%) J2EE
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) PKI
2 1 (2.13%) Statistics
2 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) UNIX
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Workflow
4 4 (8.51%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) TDD
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) VB6
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.26%) MCITP
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) MCTS
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) Corosync
6 1 (2.13%) KVM
6 1 (2.13%) UAG
6 1 (2.13%) Varnish
6 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.38%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Symantec
3 6 (12.77%) NetApp
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Google
4 4 (8.51%) Postini
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
5 3 (6.38%) Kofax
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) Novell
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Actimize
7 1 (2.13%) McAfee
7 1 (2.13%) Sophos