Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 94 111
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 58 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.46% 1.95% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 4.04% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 22
Leeds median daily rate £475 £419 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -17.28% +25.78%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 1,081 1,064 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 45.86% 48.25% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 814 807
Leeds median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £294
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £402 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 12
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +196.30% -22.86%
10th Percentile £15.33 £39.30 £10.89
90th Percentile £40.32 £40.70 £26.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -49.39% +196.30% -22.86%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) ITIL
2 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (36.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 20 (34.48%) Windows
6 18 (31.03%) Oracle
7 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
8 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
9 11 (18.97%) Service Management
9 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
9 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
10 10 (17.24%) Office 365
11 8 (13.79%) SCCM
11 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
11 8 (13.79%) Migration
12 7 (12.07%) Finance
12 7 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (12.07%) MSI
12 7 (12.07%) Python
12 7 (12.07%) DevOps
12 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (10.34%) WinDbg
13 6 (10.34%) Skype

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 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.24%) Office 365
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.90%) IaaS
5 4 (6.90%) OneDrive
5 4 (6.90%) PaaS
5 4 (6.90%) SaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.72%) GitHub
7 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Firewall
1 6 (10.34%) Skype
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) BGP
3 1 (1.72%) Broadband
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) MPLS
3 1 (1.72%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.72%) OSPF
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) VPLS
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (36.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.45%) Power BI
8 1 (1.72%) Big Data
8 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MSI
2 6 (10.34%) InstallShield
2 6 (10.34%) WinDbg
3 5 (8.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.72%) Maven
6 1 (1.72%) MSTest
6 1 (1.72%) NUnit
6 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) DBA
2 17 (29.31%) SQL DBA
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Applications Packager
3 7 (12.07%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared Application Packager
5 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Database Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) Pandas
4 1 (1.72%) PySpark
4 1 (1.72%) React
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) ITIL
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.97%) Service Management
5 8 (13.79%) Migration
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.07%) DevOps
7 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.90%) Runbook
10 3 (5.17%) Analytics
10 3 (5.17%) Coaching
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (5.17%) ETL
10 3 (5.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.45%) Analytical Thinking
11 2 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (3.45%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.07%) Python
4 6 (10.34%) VBScript
5 4 (6.90%) C#
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) Java
7 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Java 8
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) R
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) RHCE
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.90%) Docker
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) Perfmon
3 5 (8.62%) Puppet
3 5 (8.62%) WSUS
4 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.17%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (5.17%) Terraform
6 2 (3.45%) Ansible
7 1 (1.72%) Mesos
7 1 (1.72%) Packer
7 1 (1.72%) SCOM
7 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.72%) vRealize
7 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) McAfee
3 6 (10.34%) Symantec
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) Altiris
4 5 (8.62%) Ivanti
5 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.17%) IronPort
6 2 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) RedGate
7 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam