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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 17 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 1.15% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 2.81% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £405 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -10.25% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 641 783 778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 46.99% 40.85% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 542 506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Leeds +5 9 £450 +28.57% 14
Bradford +6 6 £475 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £325 -
PowerShell
Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) DevOps
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 10 (31.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (28.13%) IIS
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
7 8 (25.00%) DNS
7 8 (25.00%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.88%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) SMTP
8 7 (21.88%) HTTP
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.88%) Puppet
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) Project Management
9 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.75%) Incident Management

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Top Related 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 (28.13%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 7 (21.88%) SMTP
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) FTP
4 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) SSL
4 4 (12.50%) Telnet
5 3 (9.38%) LDAP
5 3 (9.38%) SSH
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (15.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) MS Access
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.25%) Gatling
5 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Hudson
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) DBA
3 4 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) JSON
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.25%) COM+
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Unix
9 1 (3.13%) Solaris
9 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.50%) High Availability
6 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Change Control
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) Release Management
7 3 (9.38%) Server Building
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow Development
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCAD
2 2 (6.25%) MCSD
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) vCloud
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Docker
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (21.88%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) SCCM
4 4 (12.50%) SCOM
4 4 (12.50%) vRealize
5 2 (6.25%) Ansible
6 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.13%) RANCID
6 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Alterian
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) IDERA
4 2 (6.25%) RedGate
5 1 (3.13%) Arista
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam
5 1 (3.13%) Zerto