Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 124 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 -30 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 71 33 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.05% 1.16% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 2.55% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 48
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £318 £269 £307
90th Percentile £549 £495 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.71 - £23.50

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 1,704 1,295 1,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 49.22% 45.49% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,185 931 1,270
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £300
90th Percentile £535 £525 £528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.45% +44.26% -57.04%
10th Percentile £16.40 £16.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.60 £40.70 £17.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +8.11% +97.33% -46.43%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in West Yorkshire

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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 16 July 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 +11 56 £425 +9.68% 27
Wakefield +3 6 £363 -3.33% 1
Bradford -7 2 £350 -24.32% 1
Halifax - 2 £550 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £395 - 1
Todmorden - 2 - - 1
PowerShell
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 41 (57.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
3 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.62%) DevOps
5 21 (29.58%) Python
6 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
7 18 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (25.35%) .NET
8 17 (23.94%) C#
9 16 (22.54%) TeamCity
9 16 (22.54%) SQL
10 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.13%) Windows
10 15 (21.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (19.72%) Scrum
12 13 (18.31%) TDD
12 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (18.31%) RESTful
13 12 (16.90%) VMware
13 12 (16.90%) Migration
14 11 (15.49%) Firewall
14 11 (15.49%) Web Services
14 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
14 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (15.49%) PaaS
14 11 (15.49%) IaaS
15 10 (14.08%) Terraform
15 10 (14.08%) MSTest
15 10 (14.08%) Puppet

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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 9 (12.68%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.23%) Confluence
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.41%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 41 (57.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (15.49%) IaaS
3 11 (15.49%) PaaS
4 8 (11.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (5.63%) Office 365
6 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.23%) SaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.41%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 6 (8.45%) DNS
3 5 (7.04%) SMS
4 4 (5.63%) NAS
4 4 (5.63%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) DHCP
6 2 (2.82%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 2 (2.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.41%) AMQP
7 1 (1.41%) IPsec
7 1 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (1.41%) Network Security
7 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) VLAN
7 1 (1.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) Big Data
2 9 (12.68%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.82%) Power BI
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.54%) TeamCity
3 15 (21.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (14.08%) MSTest
4 10 (14.08%) NUnit
5 9 (12.68%) Psake
6 8 (11.27%) Subversion
7 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (8.45%) Bitbucket
9 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
9 5 (7.04%) JIRA
9 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
10 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.23%) MSI
11 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
13 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
13 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.41%) Automotive
1 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
1 19 (26.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Azure Engineer
3 14 (19.72%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.72%) C# Developer
4 13 (18.31%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (7.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Applications Packager
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
3 13 (18.31%) RESTful
4 11 (15.49%) Web Services
5 10 (14.08%) WCF
6 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.04%) CSS
8 5 (7.04%) HTML
8 5 (7.04%) jQuery
8 5 (7.04%) LINQ
8 5 (7.04%) SOAP
8 5 (7.04%) WF
8 5 (7.04%) WPF
9 4 (5.63%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.23%) Angular 2
10 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.82%) Node.js
12 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) CMDB
3 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Linux
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) Unix
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) DevOps
3 14 (19.72%) Scrum
4 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
4 13 (18.31%) TDD
5 12 (16.90%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) MVC
7 8 (11.27%) Microservices
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.86%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (8.45%) Application Packaging
9 6 (8.45%) BDD
10 5 (7.04%) DSDM
10 5 (7.04%) ITIL
10 5 (7.04%) OO
10 5 (7.04%) RUP
11 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
12 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) Python
2 17 (23.94%) C#
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) Groovy
7 3 (4.23%) Perl
7 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) C++
8 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) Docker
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.82%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) XenServer
6 1 (1.41%) KVM
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
1 10 (14.08%) Terraform
2 9 (12.68%) SCCM
3 6 (8.45%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (5.63%) Ansible
4 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.63%) SCOM
5 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.41%) Graphite
7 1 (1.41%) OpenView
7 1 (1.41%) Opsview
7 1 (1.41%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.41%) SCSM
7 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) CA
4 4 (5.63%) HP
5 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.23%) Google
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Lotus
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) Remedy
6 2 (2.82%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.41%) Aruba
7 1 (1.41%) Dell
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.41%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.41%) Nintex
7 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.41%) Splunk