Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 89 116
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 +31
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 54 104 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.68% 2.35% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 5.57% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 61 57
Median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -6.43%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £319
90th Percentile £509 £538 £526
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.38% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year - -17.19% -0.55%

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 720 1,868 2,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.71% 42.20% 43.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 1,234 1,468
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £298
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 46
Median hourly rate £19.90 £20.96 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -47.61% +77.78%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.45 £19.16
90th Percentile £26.28 £47.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Yorkshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Yorkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Yorkshire

PowerShell
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 5 June 2020. 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 +18 22 £413 -5.71% 2
North Yorkshire +16 18 £450 +41.73% 2
South Yorkshire +21 12 £425 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (44.44%) VMware
3 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.04%) Azure
5 18 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (31.48%) Finance
7 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (29.63%) Office 365
8 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (24.07%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (22.22%) Puppet
10 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
10 12 (22.22%) SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Migration
11 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
11 11 (20.37%) DevOps
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.52%) Ansible
12 10 (18.52%) Task Automation
12 10 (18.52%) Change Management
12 10 (18.52%) Citrix
12 10 (18.52%) SAN
13 9 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 9 (16.67%) XenApp

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 8 (14.81%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Azure
2 16 (29.63%) Office 365
3 8 (14.81%) IaaS
4 7 (12.96%) PaaS
5 5 (9.26%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.56%) SaaS
7 2 (3.70%) AWS
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) SAN
2 9 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 5 (9.26%) SMTP
4 4 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (3.70%) DHCP
6 2 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (3.70%) Skype
7 1 (1.85%) DKIM
7 1 (1.85%) DMARC
7 1 (1.85%) NAS
7 1 (1.85%) VLAN
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) Event Store
5 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Hudson
3 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (9.26%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Core
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) Pandas
3 1 (1.85%) PySpark
3 1 (1.85%) RxJS
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) WCF
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) XSD
3 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (5.56%) HP Storage
1 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2016
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (9.26%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps
2 11 (20.37%) Migration
3 10 (18.52%) Change Management
3 10 (18.52%) Task Automation
4 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) ETL
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.41%) Project Delivery
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
9 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) Storage Management
10 2 (3.70%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) Python
3 5 (9.26%) VBA
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (7.41%) CCA
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (24.07%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (16.67%) XenApp
4 9 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.56%) Docker
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.85%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Puppet
2 10 (18.52%) Ansible
3 8 (14.81%) SCCM
4 7 (12.96%) Terraform
5 5 (9.26%) SCOM
5 5 (9.26%) XenMobile
6 4 (7.41%) vCenter Server
6 4 (7.41%) WSUS
7 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (3.70%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.70%) Rancher
9 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 24 (44.44%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Citrix
3 7 (12.96%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) McAfee
5 5 (9.26%) Altiris
5 5 (9.26%) Symantec
6 4 (7.41%) NetApp
7 3 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 3 (5.56%) Hitachi
7 3 (5.56%) Huawei
7 3 (5.56%) Splunk
7 3 (5.56%) Veeam
8 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.85%) Brocade
8 1 (1.85%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) RedGate
8 1 (1.85%) Tableau
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter