Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 98 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 85 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.50% 1.81% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 4.34% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 59
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -3.13% +19.40%
10th Percentile £318 £269 £308
90th Percentile £538 £500 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +19.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.71 - £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 1,569 1,220 1,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.09% 41.77% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,110 908 1,176
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £291
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -31.82%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 59 £450 +12.50% 24
Wakefield +9 11 £325 -13.33% 2
Todmorden - 3 - -
Bradford - 2 £350 - 4
Halifax - 2 £550 -
Huddersfield - 2 £395 -
PowerShell
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (48.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (37.65%) SQL
4 25 (29.41%) Windows
4 25 (29.41%) Python
5 24 (28.24%) DevOps
6 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (21.18%) .NET
7 18 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (20.00%) C#
8 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 16 (18.82%) VMware
9 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (18.82%) Linux
10 15 (17.65%) ITIL
10 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
11 14 (16.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (15.29%) Oracle
12 13 (15.29%) TDD
12 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (14.12%) RESTful
13 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
13 12 (14.12%) Scrum
13 12 (14.12%) T-SQL
13 12 (14.12%) DNS

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 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.53%) Confluence
4 3 (3.53%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (9.41%) PaaS
5 7 (8.24%) IaaS
5 7 (8.24%) Office 365
6 5 (5.88%) SaaS
7 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.18%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.18%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) DNS
2 9 (10.59%) Firewall
3 7 (8.24%) DHCP
4 4 (4.71%) SMS
4 4 (4.71%) VPN
5 3 (3.53%) SSL
5 3 (3.53%) VoIP
6 2 (2.35%) IPsec
6 2 (2.35%) LAN
6 2 (2.35%) NAS
6 2 (2.35%) Network Security
6 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.35%) SAN
6 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.35%) WAN
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.18%) VLAN
7 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
5 8 (9.41%) Big Data
6 4 (4.71%) Power BI
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.18%) MySQL
9 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.18%) Redis
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (10.59%) MSTest
3 9 (10.59%) NUnit
4 7 (8.24%) Bitbucket
4 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.06%) JIRA
6 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.53%) Subversion
8 2 (2.35%) Psake
8 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.18%) Maven
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Automotive
2 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Azure Engineer
1 18 (21.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (20.00%) Developer
3 13 (15.29%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (14.12%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.12%) DBA
5 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.59%) SQL DBA
6 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Administrator
7 6 (7.06%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) .NET
2 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.12%) RESTful
4 10 (11.76%) Web Services
5 9 (10.59%) WCF
6 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.88%) JSON
9 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.53%) Angular 2
10 3 (3.53%) CSS
10 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.53%) HTML
10 3 (3.53%) jQuery
10 3 (3.53%) LINQ
10 3 (3.53%) SOAP
10 3 (3.53%) WF
10 3 (3.53%) WPF
11 2 (2.35%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Clustering
2 3 (3.53%) CMDB
2 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.35%) PKI
3 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.71%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) CentOS
7 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) DevOps
3 18 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (17.65%) ITIL
5 13 (15.29%) TDD
6 12 (14.12%) Scrum
6 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.59%) Microservices
8 9 (10.59%) Service Management
9 8 (9.41%) MVC
10 6 (7.06%) BDD
10 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.06%) Runbook
11 5 (5.88%) Migration
12 4 (4.71%) Analytics
12 4 (4.71%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (3.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.65%) SQL
2 25 (29.41%) Python
3 17 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (14.12%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.88%) Java
9 4 (4.71%) Perl
10 3 (3.53%) Groovy
10 3 (3.53%) Ruby
11 2 (2.35%) VBScript
12 1 (1.18%) C++
12 1 (1.18%) PHP
12 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.18%) VB
12 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) Docker
4 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.35%) Xen
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Kubernetes
2 10 (11.76%) Puppet
2 10 (11.76%) Terraform
3 8 (9.41%) SCCM
4 5 (5.88%) SCOM
5 4 (4.71%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.53%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.35%) Ansible
7 2 (2.35%) SCSM
7 2 (2.35%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.18%) OpenView
8 1 (1.18%) Packer
8 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.18%) vRealize
8 1 (1.18%) WMI
8 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) VMware
3 13 (15.29%) Oracle
4 9 (10.59%) Citrix
5 7 (8.24%) CA
6 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco
8 4 (4.71%) HP
9 3 (3.53%) Google
9 3 (3.53%) Lotus
9 3 (3.53%) Remedy
9 3 (3.53%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.35%) Nintex
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.18%) Aruba
11 1 (1.18%) EMC
11 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.18%) RedGate
11 1 (1.18%) Tableau