Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 19 January 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 109 108
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 45 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.48% 1.49% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 3.44% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 43
West Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +8.55% -1.94%
10th Percentile £294 £269 £302
90th Percentile £500 £588 £457
Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +21.33% -1.32% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.36
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.36

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,266 1,394 1,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.69% 43.27% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 965 1,136
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £531
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -46.97%
10th Percentile £39.30 £11.10 £12.40
90th Percentile £40.70 £32.25 £33.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in West Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in West Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in West Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +25 43 £419 -16.25% 10
PowerShell
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
3 19 (42.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
4 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
4 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
5 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (35.56%) IIS
6 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
7 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (26.67%) DNS
8 12 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 12 (26.67%) vSphere
9 11 (24.44%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) VMware
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (22.22%) MCSE
10 10 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (22.22%) SCOM
10 10 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (20.00%) C#
12 8 (17.78%) NetApp
12 8 (17.78%) NetScaler
12 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
12 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
1 19 (42.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (35.56%) IIS
3 10 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) AMQP
6 1 (2.22%) DMZ
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) SMTP
6 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.56%) Chocolatey
4 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (2.22%) MSTest
6 1 (2.22%) NUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Psake
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Administrator
2 10 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) Technical Leader
4 6 (13.33%) DBA
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning DBA
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) REST
4 6 (13.33%) WCF
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) LDAP
7 1 (2.22%) LINQ
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) WF
7 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
5 7 (15.56%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.22%) Open Source
10 1 (2.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) MCSE
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) vSphere
3 8 (17.78%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) VMware NSX
5 3 (6.67%) Docker
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) NetApp
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) F5
4 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.67%) Splunk
5 2 (4.44%) Ivanti
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Riverbed