Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 77 122
Rank change year-on-year +12 +45 -26
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 112 139 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.98% 2.82% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.33% 6.43% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 109 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £273 £305 £269
90th Percentile £525 £530 £500
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.54 £28.71 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.84% - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.13 £41.75
% change year-on-year -0.31% +0.92% +43.97%

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 1,529 2,162 1,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.74% 43.91% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,038 1,497 1,184
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £296
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.96 £24.92 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +13.25% +46.67%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.38 £13.78
90th Percentile £40.20 £46.25 £41.35
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% +5.66% +6.67%

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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Yorkshire

PowerShell
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

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 15 October 2019. 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 +15 58 £410 -7.87% 35
South Yorkshire -15 36 £430 +14.67% 7
North Yorkshire +4 10 £375 -6.25% 5
East Yorkshire +5 4 - - 6
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 58 (51.79%) Windows
2 51 (45.54%) Microsoft
3 47 (41.96%) SQL Server
4 46 (41.07%) SQL
5 41 (36.61%) Azure
5 41 (36.61%) DevOps
6 34 (30.36%) Ansible
7 32 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 32 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
9 26 (23.21%) GitHub
9 26 (23.21%) T-SQL
10 25 (22.32%) VMware
11 24 (21.43%) Python
11 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
12 23 (20.54%) Linux
13 22 (19.64%) Finance
14 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
14 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (16.96%) Office 365
17 18 (16.07%) Swagger
17 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
17 18 (16.07%) SCCM
17 18 (16.07%) Shell Script
17 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
18 17 (15.18%) Migration
19 16 (14.29%) JSON
19 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (13.39%) Octopus Deploy

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 11 (9.82%) Apache
1 11 (9.82%) Confluence
2 9 (8.04%) IIS
3 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.46%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.89%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (36.61%) Azure
2 26 (23.21%) GitHub
3 19 (16.96%) Office 365
4 15 (13.39%) AWS
5 7 (6.25%) IaaS
6 5 (4.46%) PaaS
7 4 (3.57%) Power Platform
7 4 (3.57%) SaaS
8 3 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.79%) GCP
9 2 (1.79%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.89%) Route 53
10 1 (0.89%) Serverless
10 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) DNS
2 7 (6.25%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) SAN
3 6 (5.36%) DHCP
3 6 (5.36%) NAS
3 6 (5.36%) SMTP
4 3 (2.68%) DKIM
4 3 (2.68%) DMARC
4 3 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.68%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) Broadband
5 2 (1.79%) Skype
5 2 (1.79%) SNMP
5 2 (1.79%) SSL
5 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.89%) LAN
6 1 (0.89%) VSAN
6 1 (0.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (41.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.61%) DB2
4 5 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.57%) Power BI
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.68%) MySQL
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (11.61%) JIRA
4 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio Code
5 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.68%) MSTest
7 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.68%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.79%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (1.79%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.79%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.79%) MSI
8 2 (1.79%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.89%) ProC
9 1 (0.89%) Subversion
9 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Publishing
4 4 (3.57%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (22.32%) Developer
2 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Azure Developer
6 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.46%) DBA
8 5 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) Swagger
2 16 (14.29%) JSON
3 15 (13.39%) .NET
4 13 (11.61%) RESTful
5 11 (9.82%) jQuery
6 7 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.68%) Middleware
8 2 (1.79%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.79%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.79%) Node.js
8 2 (1.79%) SailPoint
8 2 (1.79%) SAML
9 1 (0.89%) EDI
9 1 (0.89%) HTML
9 1 (0.89%) LDAP
9 1 (0.89%) REST
9 1 (0.89%) Web Services
9 1 (0.89%) XML
9 1 (0.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Blog
2 10 (8.93%) Clustering
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Replication
5 6 (5.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.57%) NHS
7 2 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.79%) Handset
7 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 58 (51.79%) Windows
2 32 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.54%) Linux
4 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.71%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.57%) Unix
9 2 (1.79%) Android
9 2 (1.79%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) DevOps
2 32 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.18%) Migration
6 15 (13.39%) Web Development
7 13 (11.61%) Open Source
8 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.82%) Database Security
8 11 (9.82%) Prototyping
9 10 (8.93%) Change Management
9 10 (8.93%) Data Analysis
9 10 (8.93%) ETL
10 9 (8.04%) Process Improvement
11 8 (7.14%) SOA
11 8 (7.14%) Task Automation
12 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.25%) Data Management
12 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.07%) SQL
2 26 (23.21%) T-SQL
3 24 (21.43%) Python
4 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
5 18 (16.07%) Shell Script
6 13 (11.61%) C#
6 13 (11.61%) VB
7 12 (10.71%) PHP
8 8 (7.14%) Perl
9 5 (4.46%) Java
10 3 (2.68%) VBA
10 3 (2.68%) VBScript
11 2 (1.79%) Go
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.57%) MCSE
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) MCSA
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) CCNP
4 2 (1.79%) CCSP
4 2 (1.79%) CCVP
4 2 (1.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.89%) CCA
5 1 (0.89%) CISM
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.89%) MCITP
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) GDPR
4 1 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (5.36%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.68%) Docker
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.68%) vSphere
6 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.89%) Firmware
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 34 (30.36%) Ansible
2 18 (16.07%) SCCM
3 14 (12.50%) Puppet
4 10 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.93%) WMI
5 6 (5.36%) Perfmon
5 6 (5.36%) Salt
5 6 (5.36%) Terraform
6 5 (4.46%) vCenter Server
7 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.57%) SCOM
8 3 (2.68%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.68%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.79%) Automic
9 2 (1.79%) Consul
9 2 (1.79%) Kibana
9 2 (1.79%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.89%) Grafana
10 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (45.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.32%) VMware
3 14 (12.50%) MuleSoft
4 13 (11.61%) Oracle
5 12 (10.71%) HP
6 11 (9.82%) SAP
7 9 (8.04%) Splunk
8 8 (7.14%) Citrix
8 8 (7.14%) Tableau
9 5 (4.46%) Google
9 5 (4.46%) IBM
10 4 (3.57%) EMC
10 4 (3.57%) McAfee
10 4 (3.57%) Veeam
11 3 (2.68%) BeyondTrust
11 3 (2.68%) Clearswift
11 3 (2.68%) Dell
11 3 (2.68%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.68%) Hitachi
11 3 (2.68%) Huawei