Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 113 116
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 43 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.95% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 2.72% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 20
Leeds median daily rate £419 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +24.22% +0.63%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £275
90th Percentile £500 £588 £462
West Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £413 £380
% change year-on-year -1.52% +8.55% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.36

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,060 1,178 1,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 48.03% 49.10% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 818 879
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £282 £294 £280
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -48.15%
10th Percentile £39.30 £10.89 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.70 £26.25 £44.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -46.97%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Leeds

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Leeds

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
3 19 (44.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
4 17 (39.53%) Windows
5 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
6 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
7 14 (32.56%) IIS
7 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
8 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (27.91%) vSphere
9 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
9 12 (27.91%) DNS
10 11 (25.58%) ITIL
11 10 (23.26%) VMware
11 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (23.26%) MCSE
11 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (23.26%) SCOM
11 10 (23.26%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (20.93%) .NET
12 9 (20.93%) C#
13 8 (18.60%) NetApp
13 8 (18.60%) NetScaler
13 8 (18.60%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
1 19 (44.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 14 (32.56%) IIS
3 10 (23.26%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.33%) AMQP
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) SMTP
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.28%) Chocolatey
4 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (2.33%) MSTest
6 1 (2.33%) NUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Psake
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Administrator
2 10 (23.26%) SharePoint Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Leader
4 6 (13.95%) DBA
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning DBA
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) REST
4 6 (13.95%) WCF
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) LINQ
7 1 (2.33%) RESTful
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services
7 1 (2.33%) WF
7 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (16.28%) DevOps
4 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) Matrix Management
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.33%) Open Source
9 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C#
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) MCSE
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) vSphere
3 8 (18.60%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.30%) VMware NSX
5 3 (6.98%) Docker
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCOM
2 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) NetApp
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.98%) Splunk
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Riverbed