Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 48 92
Rank change year-on-year -33 +44 +31
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 21 122 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 3.86% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 9.72% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 89 81
Median daily rate £481 £430 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.92% +6.17% -10.99%
10th Percentile £286 £291 £300
90th Percentile £500 £578 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.08 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.63% -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £28.75 £41.53
% change year-on-year +82.61% -30.77% -7.71%

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 572 1,255 2,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.77% 39.74% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 907 1,410
Median daily rate £413 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £290
90th Percentile £539 £575 £538
England median daily rate £483 £488 £480
% change year-on-year -1.03% +1.56% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 45
Median hourly rate £23.43 £20.11 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -0.67% -49.39%
10th Percentile £12.19 £13.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £28.00 £31.75 £47.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.82% +5.96%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -25 10 £459 +7.88% 15
South Yorkshire +15 7 £500 +5.26% 5
North Yorkshire -6 3 £275 -35.29% 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Terraform
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Azure
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Docker
4 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
4 5 (23.81%) Ansible
4 5 (23.81%) Office 365
4 5 (23.81%) SCCM
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Google
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) AWS
5 4 (19.05%) Task Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Serverless
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (19.05%) Hudson
5 4 (19.05%) OpenShift
5 4 (19.05%) TypeScript
5 4 (19.05%) GCP
5 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (14.29%) Blue Prism

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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) AWS
3 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (19.05%) GCP
3 4 (19.05%) OpenShift
3 4 (19.05%) Serverless
4 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) Azure Functions
5 2 (9.52%) IaaS
6 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (9.52%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Hudson
2 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Serverless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Task Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Terraform
2 5 (23.81%) Ansible
2 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 5 (23.81%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) Nessus
4 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Google
3 3 (14.29%) Blue Prism
3 3 (14.29%) Hitachi
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Huawei
3 3 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Centrify
5 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
5 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk