Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 144 131
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 87 40 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.79% 0.95% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 2.16% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 41
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £308
90th Percentile £535 £588 £550
England median daily rate £425 £408 £413
% change year-on-year +4.29% -1.21% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - £23.50
10th Percentile £19.16 - £22.25
90th Percentile £60.00 - £24.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £42.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% +55.56% +9.09%

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 2,118 1,851 2,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.62% 43.89% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,254 1,652
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £297 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 18 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%
10th Percentile £19.16 £12.31 £12.48
90th Percentile £47.00 £42.88 £42.25
England median hourly rate £40.75 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.81% +7.10% +10.71%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +9 53 £395 -12.22% 22
South Yorkshire +25 29 £425 - 6
North Yorkshire -2 5 £320 -25.58% 9
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 21 (24.14%) VMware
6 20 (22.99%) Python
6 20 (22.99%) DevOps
7 19 (21.84%) .NET
8 18 (20.69%) Migration
8 18 (20.69%) SCCM
8 18 (20.69%) TeamCity
9 16 (18.39%) Firewall
10 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 15 (17.24%) SQL
10 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (16.09%) C#
12 13 (14.94%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (14.94%) Windows Server
13 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
13 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
13 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
14 11 (12.64%) HP
15 10 (11.49%) Web Services
15 10 (11.49%) Psake
16 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (10.34%) Ansible
16 9 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (10.34%) RESTful

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 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.45%) Confluence
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.20%) IaaS
3 7 (8.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (8.05%) PaaS
4 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.60%) GitHub
6 3 (3.45%) Office 365
7 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.30%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) Internet
2 7 (8.05%) SMS
3 5 (5.75%) DNS
3 5 (5.75%) SAN
4 3 (3.45%) NAS
5 2 (2.30%) AMQP
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) Skype
6 1 (1.15%) HTTP
6 1 (1.15%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.15%) SMTP
6 1 (1.15%) SSH
6 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Big Data
2 8 (9.20%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Power BI
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) TeamCity
2 13 (14.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.49%) Psake
5 9 (10.34%) MSTest
5 9 (10.34%) NUnit
6 7 (8.05%) Subversion
6 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.60%) Chocolatey
8 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.45%) MSI
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.30%) Military
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.60%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) .NET
2 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.49%) Web Services
4 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (10.34%) RESTful
4 9 (10.34%) WCF
5 7 (8.05%) SOAP
6 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.90%) HTML
7 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.60%) CSS
7 4 (4.60%) jQuery
7 4 (4.60%) LINQ
7 4 (4.60%) WF
7 4 (4.60%) WPF
8 3 (3.45%) LDAP
8 3 (3.45%) REST
9 2 (2.30%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.30%) OAuth2
9 2 (2.30%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) NHS
3 4 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) CMDB
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.34%) Linux
3 9 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.30%) Unix
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.99%) DevOps
3 18 (20.69%) Migration
4 9 (10.34%) ITIL
4 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 8 (9.20%) Change Management
5 8 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.05%) TDD
7 6 (6.90%) Change Control
7 6 (6.90%) MVC
7 6 (6.90%) OO
7 6 (6.90%) Scrum
8 5 (5.75%) Application Packaging
8 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Email Migration
8 5 (5.75%) Microservices
8 5 (5.75%) Release Management
8 5 (5.75%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) Python
2 15 (17.24%) SQL
3 14 (16.09%) C#
4 7 (8.05%) VB
5 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.75%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.30%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.30%) VBScript
10 1 (1.15%) Perl
10 1 (1.15%) Ruby
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.15%) CCA
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) MCTS
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (6.90%) ProxySG
5 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.75%) XenApp
5 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.60%) vSphere
6 4 (4.60%) XenServer
7 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.15%) Docker
8 1 (1.15%) KVM
8 1 (1.15%) vCloud
8 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) SCCM
2 9 (10.34%) Ansible
2 9 (10.34%) Puppet
3 8 (9.20%) Terraform
4 6 (6.90%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (6.90%) SCOM
5 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.30%) QRadar
6 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.15%) Graphite
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.15%) Opsview
7 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.15%) vRealize
7 1 (1.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.14%) VMware
3 11 (12.64%) HP
4 8 (9.20%) CA
4 8 (9.20%) Cisco
4 8 (9.20%) Dell
5 7 (8.05%) Blue Coat
6 6 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.90%) F5
6 6 (6.90%) Splunk
6 6 (6.90%) Symantec
7 5 (5.75%) Citrix
7 5 (5.75%) EMC
7 5 (5.75%) Intel
7 5 (5.75%) NetApp
8 4 (4.60%) Ivanti
8 4 (4.60%) Remedy
9 3 (3.45%) BMC
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle
10 2 (2.30%) Sybase