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 29 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 / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 42
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.73% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.71% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.16%  
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 £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +172.22%  

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 187 234 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 41.28% 42.55% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 174 104
Median daily rate £416 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.80% -43.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) SUSE
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (16.67%) Liferay
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Liferay
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) git-flow
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Server Building
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) WSO2