Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 95 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 +40
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 72 118 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.62% 2.19% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 5.04% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 75 90
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £305 £270 £297
90th Percentile £550 £588 £438
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.36
England median hourly rate £44.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +57.14% +24.44% -30.77%

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 1679 2342 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.76% 43.39% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1236 1590 1591
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £296 £282 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £11.13
90th Percentile £41.61 £47.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

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 21 November 2017.

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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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 21 November 2017. 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 -10 53 £400 +2.56% 17
South Yorkshire +21 15 £550 +2.33% 2
North Yorkshire +2 2 - - 3
East Yorkshire -15 1 £368 +26.72%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 33 (45.83%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 24 (33.33%) SQL
5 22 (30.56%) SharePoint
5 22 (30.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
6 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (23.61%) Finance
7 17 (23.61%) VMware
8 16 (22.22%) Linux
8 16 (22.22%) Unix
8 16 (22.22%) IIS
8 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 13 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (18.06%) HTML
10 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (16.67%) vSphere
11 12 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 12 (16.67%) DNS
12 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (15.28%) ITIL
12 11 (15.28%) MCSE
12 11 (15.28%) SCOM
12 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.89%) SharePoint Server

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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 22 (30.56%) SharePoint
1 22 (30.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (22.22%) IIS
3 10 (13.89%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Office 365
4 1 (1.39%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) DNS
2 9 (12.50%) SAN
3 8 (11.11%) 3G
3 8 (11.11%) GPRS
3 8 (11.11%) GSM
3 8 (11.11%) LAN
3 8 (11.11%) LTE
3 8 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 8 (11.11%) SGSN
3 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.11%) WAN
3 8 (11.11%) Wireless
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
5 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.39%) DMZ
6 1 (1.39%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) Skype
6 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) DB2
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.56%) DataStage
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.78%) Power BI
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.39%) OLAP
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Chocolatey
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.11%) Electronics
3 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Administrator
2 13 (18.06%) SharePoint Administrator
3 11 (15.28%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 8 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 7 (9.72%) DBA
5 7 (9.72%) SQL DBA
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning DBA
7 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (6.94%) REST
2 5 (6.94%) WCF
3 1 (1.39%) JSON
3 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (22.22%) Linux
4 16 (22.22%) Unix
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.11%) Android
6 8 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 8 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 8 (11.11%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Management
2 12 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) ITIL
4 9 (12.50%) Migration
5 8 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 8 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.33%) DevOps
6 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.94%) Matrix Management
7 5 (6.94%) MVC
7 5 (6.94%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Data Transformation
9 3 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.50%) Perl
5 8 (11.11%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) PHP
5 8 (11.11%) Python
5 8 (11.11%) VB
6 5 (6.94%) C#
6 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) MCSE
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.67%) vSphere
3 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (9.72%) VMware NSX
6 5 (6.94%) Docker
7 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.17%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.78%) vCloud
9 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.39%) XenApp
9 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) SCOM
2 8 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 6 (8.33%) Puppet
4 5 (6.94%) Ansible
5 3 (4.17%) Nagios
5 3 (4.17%) SCCM
6 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.78%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) VMware
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle
4 8 (11.11%) MobileIron
4 8 (11.11%) NetApp
4 8 (11.11%) SAP
4 8 (11.11%) Sybase
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) F5
5 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.17%) Splunk
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) AppSense
7 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.39%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.39%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.39%) xMatters