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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 34 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 91 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.73% 0.64% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 1.69% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 2 0
Median daily rate £340 £278 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
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
564 415 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.69% 37.93% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 290 205
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £13.40 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 +37 81 £340 +22.52% 3
Durham - 9 £338 - 4
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 155 (78.68%) Windows
2 141 (71.57%) Active Directory
3 125 (63.45%) Windows Server
4 117 (59.39%) Microsoft
5 114 (57.87%) Security Cleared
6 95 (48.22%) SQL
7 94 (47.72%) SC Cleared
8 85 (43.15%) DNS
9 84 (42.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 72 (36.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (35.53%) Migration
12 62 (31.47%) HP
12 62 (31.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 61 (30.96%) Office 365
14 55 (27.92%) MCSE
14 55 (27.92%) VMware
15 52 (26.40%) Citrix
16 50 (25.38%) VBScript
16 50 (25.38%) Computer Science
16 50 (25.38%) Degree
17 47 (23.86%) SQL Server
18 46 (23.35%) MS Exchange
18 46 (23.35%) Exchange Server 2010
18 46 (23.35%) Exchange Server 2013
19 44 (22.34%) MS Excel
20 43 (21.83%) Windows Server 2003
20 43 (21.83%) OpenStack
21 42 (21.32%) DHCP
21 42 (21.32%) ITIL
22 41 (20.81%) SharePoint

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 46 (23.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 46 (23.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 46 (23.35%) MS Exchange
2 43 (21.83%) OpenStack
3 41 (20.81%) SharePoint
4 34 (17.26%) Skype for Business
5 24 (12.18%) IIS
6 17 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (5.58%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (22.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 61 (30.96%) Office 365
2 18 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (43.15%) DNS
2 42 (21.32%) DHCP
3 34 (17.26%) Firewall
4 27 (13.71%) Skype
5 18 (9.14%) TCP/IP
6 16 (8.12%) Kerberos
7 15 (7.61%) SAN
8 11 (5.58%) SSL
9 7 (3.55%) HTTP
9 7 (3.55%) Internet
9 7 (3.55%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.54%) HTTPS
10 5 (2.54%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.54%) NAS
11 3 (1.52%) LDAP
11 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.52%) X.500
12 2 (1.02%) SNMP
12 2 (1.02%) VoIP
13 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) ObjectStore
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (10.15%) MSI
2 12 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.05%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.51%) NMock
5 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.51%) WiX
General
1 3 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (11.68%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (6.09%) Office 365 Specialist
2 12 (6.09%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (6.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (5.58%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (5.58%) Messaging Specialist
4 9 (4.57%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (4.57%) Office 365 Engineer
4 9 (4.57%) SharePoint Engineer
5 8 (4.06%) Consultant
6 7 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (3.55%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (3.05%) Server Engineer
7 6 (3.05%) WebOps Engineer
8 5 (2.54%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.03%) Mobility Specialist
9 4 (2.03%) SharePoint Specialist
9 4 (2.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 4 (2.03%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.66%) .NET
2 12 (6.09%) Middleware
3 11 (5.58%) XML
4 10 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.03%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.02%) Web Services
8 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.51%) CAML
8 1 (0.51%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.51%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) HTML5
8 1 (0.51%) jQuery
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.38%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (5.08%) Clustering
4 8 (4.06%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.05%) PKI
6 6 (3.05%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.05%) Replication
7 5 (2.54%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 155 (78.68%) Windows
2 125 (63.45%) Windows Server
3 72 (36.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (31.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (21.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (10.15%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.61%) Linux
8 9 (4.57%) Android
8 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.54%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.03%) AIX
11 4 (2.03%) HPUX
11 4 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.03%) Solaris
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.53%) Migration
2 42 (21.32%) ITIL
3 37 (18.78%) Load Balancing
4 23 (11.68%) Software Delivery
4 23 (11.68%) Software Distribution
5 14 (7.11%) Content Management
6 11 (5.58%) Application Packaging
6 11 (5.58%) Change Control
7 10 (5.08%) ITSM
7 10 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.57%) Database Mirroring
8 9 (4.57%) OO
8 9 (4.57%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.06%) Conflict Management
9 8 (4.06%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (4.06%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.55%) Analytics
10 7 (3.55%) DevOps
11 6 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 95 (48.22%) SQL
2 50 (25.38%) VBScript
3 35 (17.77%) T-SQL
4 25 (12.69%) VB
5 23 (11.68%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.14%) Python
7 14 (7.11%) C#
8 12 (6.09%) Jython
9 10 (5.08%) Perl
10 5 (2.54%) Java
11 4 (2.03%) Bourne shell
11 4 (2.03%) Korn
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) FQL
12 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (57.87%) Security Cleared
2 94 (47.72%) SC Cleared
3 84 (42.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (27.92%) MCSE
5 50 (25.38%) Degree
6 19 (9.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (5.08%) MCSD
8 9 (4.57%) MCITP
9 8 (4.06%) MCP
9 8 (4.06%) MCSA
9 8 (4.06%) MCTS
10 6 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.03%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 141 (71.57%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.78%) XenApp
3 33 (16.75%) XenDesktop
4 28 (14.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (13.71%) XenServer
6 22 (11.17%) Hyper-V
7 18 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (8.63%) DFS Replication
9 8 (4.06%) Firmware
10 7 (3.55%) Brightmail
11 5 (2.54%) vSphere
12 4 (2.03%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (19.80%) SCCM
2 26 (13.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (8.63%) Puppet
3 17 (8.63%) SCOM
4 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 12 (6.09%) SCOrch
4 12 (6.09%) SCVMM
5 11 (5.58%) BladeLogic
6 10 (5.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (4.06%) PowerCLI
8 8 (4.06%) WSUS
9 7 (3.55%) AirWatch
10 6 (3.05%) Ansible
10 6 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.52%) Netcool
11 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 117 (59.39%) Microsoft
2 62 (31.47%) HP
3 55 (27.92%) VMware
4 52 (26.40%) Citrix
5 36 (18.27%) AppSense
6 15 (7.61%) CA
7 13 (6.60%) Dell
8 12 (6.09%) BMC
9 11 (5.58%) IronPort
10 6 (3.05%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.03%) Symantec
12 3 (1.52%) IBM
13 2 (1.02%) Altiris
13 2 (1.02%) Compaq
13 2 (1.02%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.02%) ThinPrint
13 2 (1.02%) Trend Micro
14 1 (0.51%) RedGate
14 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
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