Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 98 121
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 -24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.85% 2.06% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 4.22% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 18
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £318 £269
90th Percentile £535 £549 £495
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £29.71 -
% change year-on-year -7.43% - -

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 1,215 1,683 1,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.98% 48.90% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 1,174 942
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £532 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.81% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £38.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.18% +76.14% +44.26%
10th Percentile £14.38 £16.33 £16.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.80 £40.70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.08 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -44.79% +8.11% +76.19%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +20 44 £436 +2.65% 31
Halifax -3 3 £300 -45.45% 1
Huddersfield +6 2 £250 -36.71%
PowerShell
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (36.00%) DevOps
4 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (34.00%) Windows
5 14 (28.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
7 12 (24.00%) VMware
7 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (22.00%) Office 365
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
8 11 (22.00%) SCCM
8 11 (22.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) Migration
9 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (18.00%) DNS
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
11 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Automation
12 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (14.00%) Puppet
12 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (22.00%) Office 365
4 6 (12.00%) IaaS
5 5 (10.00%) PaaS
6 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (6.00%) SaaS
8 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) Skype
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) DKIM
4 3 (6.00%) DMARC
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) Broadband
6 1 (2.00%) DMZ
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) SMTP
6 1 (2.00%) SNMP
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) Power BI
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) JIRA
4 4 (8.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.00%) ProC
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Advertising
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) DBA
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
1 5 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.00%) JSON
3 2 (4.00%) RESTful
3 2 (4.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Linux
6 4 (8.00%) Android
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) DevOps
2 11 (22.00%) Migration
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) ETL
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.00%) Task Automation
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) Change Control
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (10.00%) Preventative Maintenance
7 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.00%) Server Building
7 5 (10.00%) Server Patching
7 5 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) CCNP
2 1 (2.00%) CCSP
2 1 (2.00%) CCVP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 9 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.00%) Puppet
4 6 (12.00%) Ansible
5 5 (10.00%) Salt
6 4 (8.00%) SCOM
7 2 (4.00%) vCenter Server
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (10.00%) Splunk
4 5 (10.00%) Tableau
5 4 (8.00%) Xamarin
6 3 (6.00%) Clearswift
6 3 (6.00%) McAfee
7 2 (4.00%) BeyondTrust
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) RedGate
8 1 (2.00%) Sonus