Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 109 96
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 78 45 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.26% 1.48% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 3.59% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 47
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £321 £284 £270
90th Percentile £534 £500 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £455 £375
% change year-on-year -12.09% +21.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 1,529 1,255 1,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.23% 41.28% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,086 945 1,054
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £298 £277
90th Percentile £538 £538 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.28 £40.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.80% +201.89% -28.38%
10th Percentile £13.81 £40.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £38.83 £40.00 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%

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

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 18 December 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

PowerShell
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 18 December 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 +12 56 £450 +2.86% 21
Wakefield +11 11 £363 -3.33% 1
Todmorden - 2 - -
Bradford - 1 £350 - 5
Halifax - 1 - - 2
Huddersfield - 1 £390 -
PowerShell
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 34 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 27 (34.62%) SQL
5 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 18 (23.08%) DevOps
7 18 (23.08%) ITIL
8 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
8 17 (21.79%) Office 365
9 16 (20.51%) Python
10 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (17.95%) T-SQL
12 13 (16.67%) Oracle
13 12 (15.38%) Citrix
13 12 (15.38%) SCCM
14 11 (14.10%) DNS
14 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
15 10 (12.82%) Linux
15 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
15 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
16 9 (11.54%) Docker
16 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (11.54%) C#
16 9 (11.54%) .NET
16 9 (11.54%) Service Management

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 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) nginx
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (21.79%) Office 365
3 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.97%) IaaS
4 7 (8.97%) PaaS
4 7 (8.97%) SaaS
5 5 (6.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.85%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.28%) GitHub
9 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
2 7 (8.97%) DHCP
3 6 (7.69%) Firewall
4 5 (6.41%) Skype
5 4 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.13%) VPN
6 3 (3.85%) VoIP
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.56%) IPsec
7 2 (2.56%) LAN
7 2 (2.56%) MPLS
7 2 (2.56%) SSL
7 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) Power BI
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.41%) JIRA
3 5 (6.41%) MSI
4 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.13%) InstallShield
4 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) WinDbg
5 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.28%) MSTest
6 1 (1.28%) NUnit
6 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Azure Engineer
1 14 (17.95%) DBA
2 12 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) SQL DBA
4 10 (12.82%) Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Applications Packager
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.41%) JSON
4 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.85%) Angular 2
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.85%) Node.js
5 3 (3.85%) RESTful
5 3 (3.85%) Web Services
6 2 (2.56%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.28%) Pandas
7 1 (1.28%) PySpark
7 1 (1.28%) React
7 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.28%) WCF
7 1 (1.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.13%) User Experience
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.82%) Linux
4 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.56%) Unix
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) DevOps
2 18 (23.08%) ITIL
3 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (11.54%) Migration
4 9 (11.54%) Service Management
5 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.97%) Scrum
6 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.41%) Runbook
7 5 (6.41%) TDD
8 4 (5.13%) Analytics
8 4 (5.13%) BDD
8 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.85%) MVC
9 3 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) Python
3 14 (17.95%) T-SQL
4 9 (11.54%) C#
5 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
7 5 (6.41%) Java
7 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.13%) Ruby
8 4 (5.13%) VBScript
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) C++
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) Java 8
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) R
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCIE
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) Docker
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) Xen
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) SCCM
2 9 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 9 (11.54%) Terraform
3 5 (6.41%) Puppet
4 4 (5.13%) Perfmon
5 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.85%) WSUS
6 2 (2.56%) Ansible
6 2 (2.56%) SCOM
6 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.28%) Mesos
7 1 (1.28%) Packer
7 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.28%) SCSM
7 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.28%) vRealize
7 1 (1.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle
3 12 (15.38%) Citrix
4 9 (11.54%) VMware
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco
6 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.13%) McAfee
8 4 (5.13%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) Altiris
9 3 (3.85%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.56%) Google
10 2 (2.56%) IronPort
10 2 (2.56%) Lotus
10 2 (2.56%) Nintex
10 2 (2.56%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.28%) Remedy