Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 135 122
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +41
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 55 57 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.20% 1.24% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 2.94% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -7.10% +20.16%
10th Percentile £333 £285 £312
90th Percentile £551 £588 £550
England median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.41 - -
England median hourly rate £43.92 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +30.12% +50.00% -10.00%

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 1,807 1,939 2,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.38% 42.06% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,280 1,313 1,539
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £283 £276 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -7.32% -37.88%
10th Percentile £31.75 £12.48 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.68 £43.13 £40.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -8 38 £390 +4.00% 24
South Yorkshire +20 17 £550 +15.79% 13
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 17 (30.91%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 14 (25.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (25.45%) SharePoint
7 13 (23.64%) DevOps
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (20.00%) Linux
9 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 10 (18.18%) .NET
9 10 (18.18%) Oracle
9 10 (18.18%) C#
9 10 (18.18%) Perl
9 10 (18.18%) VMware
9 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 9 (16.36%) TeamCity
10 9 (16.36%) SCOM
10 9 (16.36%) Migration
10 9 (16.36%) IIS
10 9 (16.36%) ITIL
10 9 (16.36%) Python
10 9 (16.36%) SAN
11 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP

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 14 (25.45%) SharePoint
1 14 (25.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (16.36%) IIS
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.82%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) IaaS
3 3 (5.45%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) SAN
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.73%) DNS
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
5 4 (7.27%) SMS
6 3 (5.45%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.82%) AMQP
7 1 (1.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) SMTP
7 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) DB2
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) DataStage
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.36%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.45%) Chocolatey
4 3 (5.45%) Psake
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (3.64%) MSTest
5 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Technical Leader
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 7 (12.73%) WCF
4 6 (10.91%) REST
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.45%) SOAP
7 2 (3.64%) CSS
7 2 (3.64%) jQuery
7 2 (3.64%) LINQ
7 2 (3.64%) RESTful
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) WF
7 2 (3.64%) WPF
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.55%) Unix
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) DevOps
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Migration
4 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 5 (9.09%) MVC
6 5 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (7.27%) Data Transformation
7 4 (7.27%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 10 (18.18%) C#
2 10 (18.18%) Perl
2 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.36%) Python
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) MCSE
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Docker
3 5 (9.09%) VMware NSX
4 4 (7.27%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.64%) XenApp
6 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.82%) KVM
7 1 (1.82%) vCloud
7 1 (1.82%) Xen
7 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCOM
2 7 (12.73%) Ansible
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
4 3 (5.45%) Nagios
4 3 (5.45%) SCCM
5 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.64%) Terraform
6 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Sybase
4 4 (7.27%) Splunk
4 4 (7.27%) xMatters
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) NetApp
5 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.64%) F5
6 2 (3.64%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) CA
7 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Riverbed