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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / North East
Rank 38 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 47 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.38% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.91% 1.13% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £455 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +45.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £455 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
338 353 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.72% 39.84% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 226 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.60 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +26 47 £340 -25.27% 7
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (73.61%) Windows
2 102 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 90 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 81 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 67 (46.53%) SC Cleared
6 59 (40.97%) Microsoft
7 55 (38.19%) Migration
8 53 (36.81%) HP
9 50 (34.72%) SQL
10 43 (29.86%) Linux
11 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (27.78%) Unix
13 39 (27.08%) DevOps
14 38 (26.39%) Red Hat
15 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (25.69%) Software Packaging
16 36 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
18 34 (23.61%) DNS
19 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (21.53%) Office 365
20 30 (20.83%) ITIL
21 28 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (19.44%) Git (software)
22 27 (18.75%) Change Control
22 27 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
23 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
23 26 (18.06%) Puppet
24 25 (17.36%) MCSE

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 22 (15.28%) Confluence
1 22 (15.28%) OpenStack
1 22 (15.28%) WebLogic
2 21 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 21 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.58%) Skype for Business
3 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
4 14 (9.72%) IIS
5 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (3.47%) JBoss
7 5 (3.47%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.08%) GeoServer
9 3 (2.08%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 37 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (21.53%) Office 365
3 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (8.33%) Trello
5 6 (4.17%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.69%) G Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.61%) DNS
2 21 (14.58%) Skype
3 18 (12.50%) DHCP
4 15 (10.42%) Firewall
5 13 (9.03%) Kerberos
5 13 (9.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.94%) LDAP
7 6 (4.17%) HTTP
7 6 (4.17%) HTTPS
7 6 (4.17%) SSL
8 5 (3.47%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.47%) NAS
8 5 (3.47%) SAN
8 5 (3.47%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.08%) GIS
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.69%) DocumentDB
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 20 (13.89%) JIRA
2 20 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (8.33%) GitLab
4 5 (3.47%) MSI
5 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.39%) NMock
6 2 (1.39%) WiX
7 1 (0.69%) Ant
7 1 (0.69%) Gradle
7 1 (0.69%) JUnit
7 1 (0.69%) Maven
7 1 (0.69%) Subversion
7 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 14 (9.72%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.03%) Migration Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
6 11 (7.64%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Messaging Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) SCCM Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
11 4 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (2.78%) Messaging Specialist
11 4 (2.78%) Mobility Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.69%) Software Packaging
2 20 (13.89%) Middleware
3 14 (9.72%) .NET
4 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.08%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.08%) SignalR
8 2 (1.39%) Java EE
8 2 (1.39%) Web Services
8 2 (1.39%) XML
9 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.69%) J2EE
9 1 (0.69%) JPA
9 1 (0.69%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.69%) REST
9 1 (0.69%) Spring
9 1 (0.69%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.97%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.86%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.86%) PKI
5 7 (4.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (73.61%) Windows
2 90 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 43 (29.86%) Linux
4 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (27.78%) Unix
6 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (11.81%) Windows 7
10 12 (8.33%) AIX
11 7 (4.86%) Android
11 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
11 7 (4.86%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) Migration
2 39 (27.08%) DevOps
3 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.83%) ITIL
5 27 (18.75%) Change Control
6 24 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 22 (15.28%) OO
8 20 (13.89%) Virtual Environments
9 19 (13.19%) Load Balancing
10 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (9.72%) Open Source
12 11 (7.64%) ITSM
13 9 (6.25%) Application Packaging
14 8 (5.56%) Software Distribution
15 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Management
15 5 (3.47%) Workflow
16 4 (2.78%) Software Engineering
16 4 (2.78%) Unit Testing
17 3 (2.08%) SOA
17 3 (2.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.72%) SQL
2 17 (11.81%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.72%) Jython
3 14 (9.72%) Python
4 9 (6.25%) VBScript
5 7 (4.86%) C#
6 6 (4.17%) Java
6 6 (4.17%) Perl
6 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.78%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.69%) Groovy
8 1 (0.69%) REXX
8 1 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 81 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 67 (46.53%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (17.36%) MCSE
5 23 (15.97%) Degree
6 5 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 102 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.94%) DFS Replication
2 10 (6.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.17%) Docker
3 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.47%) Firmware
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.08%) XenApp
5 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.08%) XenServer
6 2 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) Puppet
2 22 (15.28%) SCCM
3 20 (13.89%) Ansible
4 17 (11.81%) Dollar Universe
5 15 (10.42%) SCOrch
6 13 (9.03%) BladeLogic
6 13 (9.03%) HP SiteScope
6 13 (9.03%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 8 (5.56%) SCOM
9 7 (4.86%) AirWatch
9 7 (4.86%) WSUS
10 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (4.17%) SCVMM
11 3 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 59 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 53 (36.81%) HP
3 38 (26.39%) Red Hat
4 22 (15.28%) Atlassian
5 21 (14.58%) Oracle
6 17 (11.81%) TIBCO
7 15 (10.42%) CA
8 14 (9.72%) BMC
9 13 (9.03%) Dell
10 12 (8.33%) IBM
11 8 (5.56%) VMware
12 5 (3.47%) AppSense
12 5 (3.47%) Citrix
12 5 (3.47%) Sun
13 4 (2.78%) Axway
13 4 (2.78%) Informatica
13 4 (2.78%) IronPort
13 4 (2.78%) Siebel
14 1 (0.69%) F5
14 1 (0.69%) Lumension
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