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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 113 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 1.72% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £335 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £416 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -4.27%
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England

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
907 930 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 35.79% 40.56% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 596 359
Average daily rate £345 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 40
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +67.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 February 2015. 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 -10 13 £323 +0.78% 7
South Yorkshire -1 2 - -
North Yorkshire -5 1 - - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) VB
7 5 (19.23%) UNIX
7 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) ADO
8 4 (15.38%) IIS
8 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
8 4 (15.38%) SAN
8 4 (15.38%) NetApp
8 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (15.38%) VB6
8 4 (15.38%) Maven
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) Lync
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Jetty
5 1 (3.85%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) InfoPath
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) S/MIME
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (11.54%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (11.54%) VB Developer
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ADO
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) WCF
3 3 (11.54%) WF
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) WSH
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) VB
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 4 (15.38%) VB6
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCA
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCTS
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) UAG
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) Varnish
4 1 (3.85%) Corosync
4 1 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Postini
6 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
6 1 (3.85%) Percona
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Kofax