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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / Yorkshire
Rank 101 100 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 26 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.20% 1.48% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 3.57% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 19
Median daily rate £430 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.41% +17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -10.25% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 949 1177 1085
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.94% 41.46% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 806 707
Median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +3 17 £450 +28.57% 17
North Yorkshire +5 5 £430 +14.66% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
5 19 (34.55%) DevOps
6 18 (32.73%) SQL
7 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (25.45%) SCCM
9 14 (25.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
10 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.82%) .NET
11 12 (21.82%) IIS
11 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (18.18%) DNS
13 10 (18.18%) VMware
14 9 (16.36%) Firewall
14 9 (16.36%) ITIL
14 9 (16.36%) Puppet
14 9 (16.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
15 8 (14.55%) vSphere
15 8 (14.55%) SMTP
16 7 (12.73%) HTTP
16 7 (12.73%) SharePoint

PowerShell
Top Related 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 12 (21.82%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.64%) SAS
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.82%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) Liferay
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.27%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (7.27%) Office 365
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) DNS
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall
3 8 (14.55%) SMTP
4 7 (12.73%) HTTP
5 6 (10.91%) DHCP
6 5 (9.09%) FTP
6 5 (9.09%) Internet
6 5 (9.09%) SSL
7 4 (7.27%) HTTPS
7 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.27%) SAN
7 4 (7.27%) SSH
7 4 (7.27%) Telnet
8 3 (5.45%) LDAP
8 3 (5.45%) NAS
9 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.82%) Network Security
9 1 (1.82%) SNMP
9 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.45%) MySQL
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.64%) MS Access
9 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.82%) KNIME
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (1.82%) Power BI
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (16.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) Hudson
5 3 (5.45%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.64%) Gatling
6 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) git-flow
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) MSI
7 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) DBA
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Implementation Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) JSON
2 3 (5.45%) REST
2 3 (5.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) COM+
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.82%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.73%) Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Unix
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.45%) Solaris
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.82%) VMS
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) DevOps
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) High Availability
6 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.09%) Open Source
7 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 4 (7.27%) Server Building
7 4 (7.27%) Workflow
8 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
8 3 (5.45%) Change Control
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) VBScript
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) R
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) CCA
2 4 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) MCAD
4 2 (3.64%) MCSD
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.55%) vSphere
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.27%) vCloud
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.27%) XenApp
5 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.64%) Docker
7 2 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) KVM
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.82%) NFS
8 1 (1.82%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) SCCM
2 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.36%) Puppet
4 6 (10.91%) SCOM
5 5 (9.09%) Tivoli
6 4 (7.27%) vRealize
7 2 (3.64%) Ansible
8 1 (1.82%) AppDNA
8 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.82%) Nagios
8 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.82%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.82%) RANCID
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) Citrix
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) AppSense
4 4 (7.27%) Google
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Alterian
6 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.64%) EMC
6 2 (3.64%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) IDERA
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) RedGate
6 2 (3.64%) Veritas
7 1 (1.82%) Arista
7 1 (1.82%) Splunk
7 1 (1.82%) Tableau
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam
7 1 (1.82%) WSO2