Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 89 92
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 57 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.30% 1.99% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 4.20% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 45
Leeds median daily rate £463 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £325 £264 £297
90th Percentile £538 £500 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.75 - -

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 1,254 1,023 1,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 50.65% 47.30% 50.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 768 1,040
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £322 £308 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £39.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.41% +171.30% -29.88%
10th Percentile £13.17 £19.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £21.67 £40.70 £30.06
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £39.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -56.41% +168.97% -30.95%

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 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 35 (61.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 26 (45.61%) SQL
4 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (29.82%) DevOps
6 17 (29.82%) .NET
7 16 (28.07%) C#
7 16 (28.07%) Python
8 13 (22.81%) VMware
8 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
10 11 (19.30%) Oracle
10 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
10 11 (19.30%) ITIL
10 11 (19.30%) Linux
11 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.54%) PaaS
11 10 (17.54%) Hadoop
11 10 (17.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (15.79%) IaaS
12 9 (15.79%) Puppet
12 9 (15.79%) Big Data

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 8 (14.04%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (17.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (17.54%) PaaS
4 9 (15.79%) IaaS
5 5 (8.77%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.75%) Office 365
6 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) NAS
3 2 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (17.54%) Hadoop
4 9 (15.79%) Big Data
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (14.04%) MSTest
2 8 (14.04%) NUnit
2 8 (14.04%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.02%) Psake
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Azure Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 11 (19.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (19.30%) C# Developer
5 11 (19.30%) DBA
5 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (14.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) SQL DBA
7 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (8.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
9 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (15.79%) Web Services
4 8 (14.04%) RESTful
4 8 (14.04%) WCF
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.26%) Angular 2
7 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.26%) CSS
7 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.26%) HTML
7 3 (5.26%) jQuery
7 3 (5.26%) LINQ
7 3 (5.26%) SOAP
7 3 (5.26%) WF
7 3 (5.26%) WPF
8 2 (3.51%) Node.js
9 1 (1.75%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) CMDB
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (29.82%) DevOps
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL
4 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.79%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.04%) TDD
7 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (12.28%) Migration
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.53%) Service Management
9 5 (8.77%) Microservices
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.26%) Analytics
11 3 (5.26%) BDD
11 3 (5.26%) High Availability
11 3 (5.26%) Pair Programming
11 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) Python
3 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 7 (12.28%) Terraform
3 5 (8.77%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.51%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) Ansible
5 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle
4 8 (14.04%) CA
5 6 (10.53%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.26%) Remedy
7 2 (3.51%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) Google
8 1 (1.75%) Nintex
8 1 (1.75%) RedGate
8 1 (1.75%) Tableau
8 1 (1.75%) Veeam