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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 62 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.85% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 2.23% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £238 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -28.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-12.60% -4.80%
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
292 224 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.63% 38.29% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 140 36
Average daily rate £333 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 May 2015. 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
Durham - 1 £375 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) CA
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Lync

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Nintex