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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 111 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 35 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 1.89% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 4.44% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
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
1290 1262 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.01% 42.53% 42.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 815 729
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
West Yorkshire -20 26 £350 +7.69% 13
North Yorkshire +7 2 - - 5
South Yorkshire -14 2 £390 +39.91%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 37 (51.39%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (30.56%) Finance
5 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 20 (27.78%) DevOps
7 19 (26.39%) Linux
8 18 (25.00%) IIS
9 17 (23.61%) Puppet
10 16 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (20.83%) ITIL
11 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
11 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
12 14 (19.44%) .NET
12 14 (19.44%) SQL
12 14 (19.44%) Firewall
12 14 (19.44%) SCCM
12 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (18.06%) Migration
14 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 12 (16.67%) DMZ
14 12 (16.67%) Server Building
15 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
15 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (15.28%) F5
15 11 (15.28%) SCOM
15 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.72%) Node.js
3 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.33%) Apache
4 6 (8.33%) JBoss
4 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.94%) nginx
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.11%) Office 365
4 6 (8.33%) IaaS
4 6 (8.33%) SaaS
5 5 (6.94%) PaaS
6 4 (5.56%) GitHub
7 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Firewall
2 12 (16.67%) DMZ
3 11 (15.28%) Internet
4 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.33%) DNS
6 5 (6.94%) Skype
7 4 (5.56%) HTTP
8 3 (4.17%) DHCP
8 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.17%) SAN
8 3 (4.17%) SSL
8 3 (4.17%) VPN
9 2 (2.78%) Network Security
10 1 (1.39%) LDAP
10 1 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.39%) Telepresence
10 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.17%) Redis
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) Biml
6 2 (2.78%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) SSDT
7 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.94%) JIRA
4 5 (6.94%) JUnit
4 5 (6.94%) Maven
4 5 (6.94%) MSI
4 5 (6.94%) Selenium
4 5 (6.94%) Subversion
5 4 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 4 (5.56%) GitLab
6 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Law
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Consultant
2 9 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (9.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) DBA
6 5 (6.94%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (4.17%) T-SQL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) Sensu
3 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) LAMP
4 4 (5.56%) WCF
5 3 (4.17%) MDX
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) Ajax
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.39%) COM
6 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.39%) Blog
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) Psychology
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.39%) Linux
4 11 (15.28%) Unix
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.56%) CoreOS
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.39%) AIX
10 1 (1.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) DevOps
3 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (20.83%) ITIL
4 13 (18.06%) Migration
5 12 (16.67%) Server Building
6 11 (15.28%) Load Balancing
7 7 (9.72%) OO
7 7 (9.72%) Web Operations
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.94%) Code Coverage
9 5 (6.94%) High Availability
9 5 (6.94%) Identity Management
9 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.56%) Change Management
10 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.56%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Java
2 10 (13.89%) Perl
2 10 (13.89%) Python
3 9 (12.50%) Ruby
4 7 (9.72%) C#
4 7 (9.72%) C++
4 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.56%) Go
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.78%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Docker
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) Ceph
4 4 (5.56%) GlusterFS
5 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.78%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.39%) vCloud
7 1 (1.39%) vSphere
7 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) Puppet
2 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (19.44%) SCCM
3 11 (15.28%) SCOM
4 10 (13.89%) Ansible
5 8 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (9.72%) Grafana
6 7 (9.72%) Kibana
6 7 (9.72%) logstash
6 7 (9.72%) Salt
6 7 (9.72%) Uchiwa
7 4 (5.56%) Graphite
7 4 (5.56%) HAProxy
7 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
8 3 (4.17%) Opsview
9 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) F5
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.72%) Sitecore
5 5 (6.94%) Dell
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco
6 4 (5.56%) Symantec
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) IronPort
8 1 (1.39%) Apple
8 1 (1.39%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) iManage
8 1 (1.39%) RightFax
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago