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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 94 67
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.67% 0.51% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.07% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 23
Median daily rate £425 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £326 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £408 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £336
% change year-on-year -3.84% +16.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.66% +50.00%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 560 746 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.54% 47.76% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 559 457
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.63% -68.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) JIRA
5 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Puppet
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
7 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow
7 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) SCCM
7 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow Development
7 4 (21.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (21.05%) vRealize
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (15.79%) Data Centre

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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) SMTP
2 3 (15.79%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.53%) Gatling
4 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
1 3 (15.79%) REST
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Core
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 3 (15.79%) User Experience
4 2 (10.53%) Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow Development
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.79%) vCloud
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) vRealize
3 3 (15.79%) SCOM
4 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) Ansible
5 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
5 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) IDERA
3 2 (10.53%) RedGate
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
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