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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -9.84%
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
269 99 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.32% 25.65% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 42 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.07% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) JMeter
2 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Stress Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Volume Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Scalability Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) OpenView
3 4 (57.14%) Quantitative Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
1 5 (71.43%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Stress Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Volume Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CA