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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 65 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.70% - 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% - 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£310 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +26.43%
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
338 110 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.58% 32.16% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 49 69
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 14
Average hourly rate £21.25 £31.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.45% +18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £18.70 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £311 - 2
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CA
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco