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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 39 74 53
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 99 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.63% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.68% 1.37% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
503 293 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.67% 31.40% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 194 144
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.18 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear +27 92 £325 - 3
Durham +13 6 £300 -29.41% 2
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 94 (75.81%) Windows
2 82 (66.13%) Active Directory
3 80 (64.52%) Microsoft
4 75 (60.48%) SQL
5 73 (58.87%) Security Cleared
6 70 (56.45%) Windows Server
7 69 (55.65%) DNS
8 63 (50.81%) SC Cleared
9 59 (47.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (41.13%) VMware
11 49 (39.52%) Citrix
12 44 (35.48%) VBScript
13 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
14 39 (31.45%) DHCP
15 36 (29.03%) XenApp
16 33 (26.61%) T-SQL
16 33 (26.61%) AppSense
17 32 (25.81%) XenDesktop
17 32 (25.81%) Office 365
18 31 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (25.00%) SCCM
18 31 (25.00%) MCSE
18 31 (25.00%) HP
19 29 (23.39%) Migration
20 28 (22.58%) VB
21 27 (21.77%) SharePoint
21 27 (21.77%) Degree
21 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
21 27 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 26 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 27 (21.77%) SharePoint
2 26 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (20.97%) MS Exchange
3 21 (16.94%) OpenStack
4 14 (11.29%) Skype for Business
5 10 (8.06%) IIS
6 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.03%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.81%) Office 365
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (55.65%) DNS
2 39 (31.45%) DHCP
3 20 (16.13%) Firewall
4 14 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.87%) SSL
6 10 (8.06%) SAN
7 7 (5.65%) Internet
7 7 (5.65%) NetScaler
7 7 (5.65%) Skype
8 6 (4.84%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.42%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.61%) HTTP
10 2 (1.61%) SNMP
10 2 (1.61%) VoIP
11 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) ObjectStore
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) MSI
2 12 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.61%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (2.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (8.06%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (7.26%) Office 365 Engineer
2 9 (7.26%) SharePoint Engineer
3 8 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (6.45%) Consultant
4 7 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (5.65%) Messaging Specialist
5 6 (4.84%) Developer
5 6 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Specialist
7 4 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) .NET
2 10 (8.06%) XML
3 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.03%) CAML
4 5 (4.03%) CSS
4 5 (4.03%) HTML
4 5 (4.03%) HTML5
4 5 (4.03%) jQuery
5 4 (3.23%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.81%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.81%) JSON
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) WCF
7 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.06%) Clustering
3 7 (5.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.42%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 94 (75.81%) Windows
2 70 (56.45%) Windows Server
3 31 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (14.52%) Windows 7
5 18 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.06%) Linux
7 4 (3.23%) AIX
7 4 (3.23%) HPUX
7 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.23%) Solaris
7 4 (3.23%) Unix
7 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.61%) Android
8 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.39%) Migration
2 25 (20.16%) ITIL
3 22 (17.74%) Software Delivery
4 19 (15.32%) Load Balancing
5 17 (13.71%) Software Distribution
6 14 (11.29%) Content Management
7 10 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.26%) Database Mirroring
9 8 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.45%) Conflict Management
9 8 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.65%) Analytics
11 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.03%) Change Control
12 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.03%) Release Management
13 4 (3.23%) Data Management
13 4 (3.23%) Incident Management
13 4 (3.23%) Service Management
13 4 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.48%) SQL
2 44 (35.48%) VBScript
3 33 (26.61%) T-SQL
4 28 (22.58%) VB
5 17 (13.71%) C#
6 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.26%) Java
8 6 (4.84%) Perl
9 5 (4.03%) FQL
10 4 (3.23%) Bourne shell
10 4 (3.23%) Korn
11 2 (1.61%) Python
11 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (58.87%) Security Cleared
2 63 (50.81%) SC Cleared
3 59 (47.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (25.00%) MCSE
5 27 (21.77%) Degree
6 17 (13.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (8.06%) MCSD
8 9 (7.26%) MCITP
9 8 (6.45%) MCP
9 8 (6.45%) MCSA
9 8 (6.45%) MCTS
10 6 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 82 (66.13%) Active Directory
2 36 (29.03%) XenApp
3 32 (25.81%) XenDesktop
4 26 (20.97%) XenServer
5 25 (20.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (8.87%) Hyper-V
8 8 (6.45%) DFS Replication
9 7 (5.65%) Brightmail
10 5 (4.03%) vSphere
11 4 (3.23%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.42%) Firmware
13 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (25.00%) SCCM
2 25 (20.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (6.45%) SCOM
5 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (4.03%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.42%) Netcool
6 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.61%) Ansible
7 2 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.61%) Puppet
7 2 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.81%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 80 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 51 (41.13%) VMware
3 49 (39.52%) Citrix
4 33 (26.61%) AppSense
5 31 (25.00%) HP
6 7 (5.65%) IronPort
7 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.42%) CA
9 3 (2.42%) IBM
9 3 (2.42%) Symantec
10 2 (1.61%) Altiris
10 2 (1.61%) Compaq
10 2 (1.61%) Dell
10 2 (1.61%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.61%) ThinPrint
10 2 (1.61%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.81%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.81%) RedGate
11 1 (0.81%) SAP