Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 134 107
Rank change year-on-year +55 -27 -18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 132 55 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.69% 1.29% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 3.16% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 30 72
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +20.00%
10th Percentile £302 £270 £289
90th Percentile £525 £500 £586
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - £23.50
10th Percentile £18.38 - £22.25
90th Percentile £60.00 - £24.75
England median hourly rate £41.53 £42.75 £28.88
% change year-on-year -2.85% +48.05% +11.06%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,216 1,740 2,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.23% 40.87% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,531 1,244 1,815
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £291
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 11 37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%
10th Percentile £14.73 £20.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.50
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +4.90%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PowerShell in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
West Yorkshire +19 73 £438 +9.38% 28
South Yorkshire +37 44 £400 +14.29% 3
North Yorkshire +11 12 £323 - 10
East Yorkshire -1 1 - - 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 68 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 57 (43.18%) Windows
3 49 (37.12%) Active Directory
4 47 (35.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (32.58%) SCCM
6 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (25.00%) ITIL
8 29 (21.97%) Python
9 28 (21.21%) Windows 7
9 28 (21.21%) DevOps
10 27 (20.45%) VB
11 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
11 25 (18.94%) VMware
12 24 (18.18%) SQL
13 22 (16.67%) .NET
14 21 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 19 (14.39%) Self-Motivation
15 19 (14.39%) Dell
15 19 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (13.64%) Migration
17 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
17 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (12.12%) Firewall
18 16 (12.12%) Finance
18 16 (12.12%) C#
19 14 (10.61%) Intel
20 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET
20 13 (9.85%) Scrum
20 13 (9.85%) Security Cleared
20 13 (9.85%) TDD

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.58%) MS Exchange
1 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.55%) Confluence
4 5 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.33%) PaaS
4 10 (7.58%) IaaS
5 9 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (5.30%) Office 365
7 5 (3.79%) SaaS
8 4 (3.03%) GitHub
9 3 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.76%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) Firewall
2 9 (6.82%) DNS
3 6 (4.55%) Internet
3 6 (4.55%) SMS
4 5 (3.79%) SAN
5 4 (3.03%) DHCP
6 3 (2.27%) NAS
7 2 (1.52%) Network Security
7 2 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.52%) Skype
7 2 (1.52%) SSL
7 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.52%) VoIP
7 2 (1.52%) VPN
8 1 (0.76%) IPsec
8 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.76%) LAN
8 1 (0.76%) VLAN
8 1 (0.76%) WAN
8 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Big Data
2 9 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.27%) MySQL
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.52%) Power BI
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.76%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Redis
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (7.58%) TeamCity
4 8 (6.06%) MSTest
4 8 (6.06%) NUnit
5 7 (5.30%) Bitbucket
5 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.30%) Psake
6 6 (4.55%) JIRA
6 6 (4.55%) Subversion
7 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.27%) MSI
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.76%) Chocolatey
11 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 16 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Japanese Language
3 3 (2.27%) Banking
3 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.52%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (15.91%) Developer
2 20 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) Azure Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
4 17 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (8.33%) Consultant
7 10 (7.58%) DBA
8 9 (6.82%) Administrator
9 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) SQL DBA
9 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.30%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.67%) .NET
2 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET
3 11 (8.33%) RESTful
3 11 (8.33%) Web Services
4 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (6.06%) WCF
6 7 (5.30%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.79%) HTML
8 5 (3.79%) SOAP
9 4 (3.03%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.27%) Angular 2
10 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.27%) CSS
10 3 (2.27%) jQuery
10 3 (2.27%) LINQ
10 3 (2.27%) WF
10 3 (2.27%) WPF
11 2 (1.52%) OAuth
11 2 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.06%) Clustering
3 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.03%) NHS
5 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.52%) CMDB
6 2 (1.52%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.18%) Windows
2 28 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.09%) Linux
4 11 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.30%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.55%) Unix
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.00%) ITIL
3 28 (21.21%) DevOps
4 21 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (13.64%) Migration
6 13 (9.85%) Scrum
6 13 (9.85%) TDD
7 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.58%) Process Improvement
9 9 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (6.82%) MVC
10 8 (6.06%) Microservices
10 8 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.30%) Change Management
11 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.55%) Application Packaging
12 6 (4.55%) BDD
12 6 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.79%) Change Control
13 5 (3.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.97%) Python
2 27 (20.45%) VB
3 24 (18.18%) SQL
4 16 (12.12%) C#
5 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.55%) Java
6 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.27%) Groovy
8 3 (2.27%) Perl
8 3 (2.27%) Ruby
9 2 (1.52%) VBScript
10 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.82%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.52%) Degree
4 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) CCA
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.76%) MCTS
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (37.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (4.55%) Docker
4 6 (4.55%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.03%) XenApp
6 4 (3.03%) XenServer
7 3 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.27%) vSphere
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (32.58%) SCCM
2 9 (6.82%) Ansible
2 9 (6.82%) Puppet
2 9 (6.82%) Terraform
3 6 (4.55%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (4.55%) SCOM
4 5 (3.79%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.52%) QRadar
6 2 (1.52%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.52%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.76%) Graphite
7 1 (0.76%) OpenView
7 1 (0.76%) Opsview
7 1 (0.76%) SCSM
7 1 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.94%) VMware
3 19 (14.39%) Dell
4 14 (10.61%) Intel
5 11 (8.33%) Cisco
5 11 (8.33%) HP
6 8 (6.06%) CA
7 7 (5.30%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.30%) Oracle
8 6 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.55%) Citrix
8 6 (4.55%) EMC
8 6 (4.55%) F5
8 6 (4.55%) Symantec
9 5 (3.79%) NetApp
9 5 (3.79%) Remedy
9 5 (3.79%) Splunk
10 3 (2.27%) Google
10 3 (2.27%) Ivanti