The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 24 June 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 / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.62% 0.45% 5.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 1.01% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 199 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 39.13% 44.92% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 149 110
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Sheffield +11 2 - -
PowerShell
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Server Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS