The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 March 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.73% 2.20% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.47% 5.10% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £430 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £80.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.50% +255.55%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 59 98 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 32.24% 43.17% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 52 69
Median daily rate £400 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +7.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in North Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate +4 3 £430 +1.17% 1
York +15 1 - - 1
Middlesbrough -4 1 - -
PowerShell
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (40.00%) AppSense
4 4 (40.00%) CCA
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (30.00%) Hudson
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Google
6 2 (20.00%) Migration

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (30.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) DNA
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCA
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) AppSense
4 3 (30.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Intel