The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 71 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.55% 1.49% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 4.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £455 £311 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
PowerShell
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
359 220 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.28% 36.42% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 143 125
Average daily rate £375 £338 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the North East region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in the North East

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -28 3 £455 +46.18% 5
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) Node.js
6 4 (22.22%) Office 365
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) FQL
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) CAML
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) FQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) VMware