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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 84 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 35 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.44% 1.24% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 3.18% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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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
801 850 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.84% 38.90% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 488 579
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 49 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
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 22 September 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 22 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
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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 +4 24 £363 -11.04% 8
North Yorkshire - 7 £225 -
South Yorkshire -7 2 £375 +108.33%
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (60.34%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) SharePoint
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 23 (39.66%) .NET
5 21 (36.21%) C#
5 21 (36.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 18 (31.03%) Finance
7 18 (31.03%) Migration
8 17 (29.31%) WCF
8 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
9 16 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
10 14 (24.14%) SCCM
11 13 (22.41%) WF
11 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
12 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (20.69%) Workflow
13 11 (18.97%) SQL
14 10 (17.24%) ITIL
15 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (13.79%) VMware
17 7 (12.07%) IIS
17 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
17 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (12.07%) Application Packaging
17 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (12.07%) InfoPath

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (46.55%) SharePoint
2 21 (36.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
5 7 (12.07%) IIS
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (8.62%) CMS
8 4 (6.90%) Lync
8 4 (6.90%) Apache
8 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
8 4 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
10 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
10 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) InfoPath
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DHCP
1 6 (10.34%) FTP
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) Intranet
3 4 (6.90%) VPN
3 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
3 4 (6.90%) S/MIME
3 4 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 2 (3.45%) LDAP
4 2 (3.45%) VoIP
4 2 (3.45%) VLAN
4 2 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (1.72%) AdminStudio
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) VB Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 3 (5.17%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (5.17%) Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) .NET
2 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 17 (29.31%) WCF
4 13 (22.41%) WF
5 7 (12.07%) Application Packaging
6 5 (8.62%) Web Services
7 3 (5.17%) ADO
8 1 (1.72%) Middleware
8 1 (1.72%) J2EE
8 1 (1.72%) jQuery
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.17%) UNIX
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Migration
2 12 (20.69%) Workflow
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) TDD
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) VBScript
4 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) VB6
5 3 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) CCNA
1 3 (5.17%) CCA
1 3 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (5.17%) CCEA
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) MCITP
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) MCP
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
4 3 (5.17%) XenServer
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Server
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.45%) Xen
5 2 (3.45%) qmail
5 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.45%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Symantec
3 6 (10.34%) Citrix
4 5 (8.62%) Kofax
5 4 (6.90%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) JBoss
5 4 (6.90%) Google
5 4 (6.90%) Postini
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) Wyse
6 3 (5.17%) AppSense
7 2 (3.45%) Remedy
7 2 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
7 2 (3.45%) BMC
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.72%) Novell
8 1 (1.72%) McAfee