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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 35 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 88 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.62% 1.35% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 3.81% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 3 4
Median daily rate £340 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £249 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £401 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £43.38
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -53.89%
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
528 341 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.70% 35.30% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 212 247
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 10
Median hourly rate £53.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +24 79 £340 +4.61%
Durham - 8 £275 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 113 (76.35%) Windows
2 105 (70.95%) Active Directory
3 92 (62.16%) Windows Server
4 76 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 76 (51.35%) Security Cleared
5 63 (42.57%) SC Cleared
6 62 (41.89%) SQL
7 61 (41.22%) Migration
8 55 (37.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (32.43%) HP
10 47 (31.76%) DNS
11 44 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (29.05%) Office 365
13 40 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
15 34 (22.97%) SCCM
16 33 (22.30%) ITIL
17 32 (21.62%) MCSE
18 30 (20.27%) MS Exchange
18 30 (20.27%) Degree
18 30 (20.27%) Computer Science
18 30 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2013
19 29 (19.59%) Puppet
20 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (17.57%) Skype for Business
22 25 (16.89%) VBScript
23 24 (16.22%) SharePoint
23 24 (16.22%) DHCP
23 24 (16.22%) OpenStack

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 30 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 30 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.57%) Skype for Business
3 24 (16.22%) OpenStack
3 24 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 18 (12.16%) IIS
5 12 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.41%) Confluence
7 8 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.35%) JBoss
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 43 (29.05%) Office 365
2 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.38%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (31.76%) DNS
2 24 (16.22%) DHCP
2 24 (16.22%) Skype
3 21 (14.19%) Firewall
4 16 (10.81%) Kerberos
5 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.76%) LDAP
7 7 (4.73%) SSL
8 6 (4.05%) Internet
8 6 (4.05%) SAN
9 5 (3.38%) HTTP
9 5 (3.38%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.38%) NAS
9 5 (3.38%) X.500
10 1 (0.68%) SNMP
10 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MSI
2 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.41%) JIRA
4 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.05%) Travis CI
6 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.35%) NMock
7 2 (1.35%) WiX
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.03%) Advertising
2 2 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (14.19%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (8.78%) Office 365 Specialist
4 11 (7.43%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Messaging Specialist
7 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) WebOps Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Consultant
8 5 (3.38%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Server Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Mobility Specialist
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Lync Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.46%) Middleware
2 12 (8.11%) .NET
3 11 (7.43%) Software Packaging
4 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.03%) XML
6 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.35%) Web Services
6 2 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (6.76%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.41%) Replication
5 7 (4.73%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.73%) PKI
5 7 (4.73%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.03%) Clustering
7 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 113 (76.35%) Windows
2 92 (62.16%) Windows Server
3 55 (37.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (15.54%) Linux
7 15 (10.14%) Windows 7
8 12 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (8.11%) Unix
9 11 (7.43%) AIX
10 9 (6.08%) Android
10 9 (6.08%) Apple iOS
11 7 (4.73%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.68%) HPUX
13 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) Migration
2 33 (22.30%) ITIL
3 24 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 21 (14.19%) Change Control
5 20 (13.51%) OO
6 17 (11.49%) DevOps
7 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (10.14%) Software Distribution
8 14 (9.46%) Software Delivery
9 11 (7.43%) ITSM
9 11 (7.43%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (6.08%) Application Packaging
10 9 (6.08%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.73%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.05%) Kanban
12 6 (4.05%) Scrum
12 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.05%) Web Operations
13 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.89%) SQL
2 25 (16.89%) VBScript
3 21 (14.19%) T-SQL
4 20 (13.51%) Python
5 15 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.14%) VB
6 14 (9.46%) Jython
7 13 (8.78%) Perl
8 6 (4.05%) Java
9 5 (3.38%) C#
10 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 76 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 63 (42.57%) SC Cleared
3 40 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (21.62%) MCSE
5 30 (20.27%) Degree
6 14 (9.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (3.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.70%) MCITP
9 3 (2.03%) MCP
9 3 (2.03%) MCTS
10 2 (1.35%) MCSA
11 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.68%) MCSD
11 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (70.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.19%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (10.14%) XenApp
4 15 (10.14%) XenDesktop
4 15 (10.14%) XenServer
5 13 (8.78%) DFS Replication
6 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (3.38%) Docker
7 5 (3.38%) Firmware
8 2 (1.35%) Brightmail
8 2 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (22.97%) SCCM
2 29 (19.59%) Puppet
3 18 (12.16%) SCOM
4 16 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 15 (10.14%) SCOrch
6 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 14 (9.46%) SCVMM
7 13 (8.78%) BladeLogic
8 12 (8.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 11 (7.43%) WSUS
10 7 (4.73%) AirWatch
11 6 (4.05%) Ansible
12 4 (2.70%) HP SiteScope
13 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (1.35%) PowerCLI
14 1 (0.68%) Netcool
14 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 1 (0.68%) Perfmon
14 1 (0.68%) SCSM
Vendors
1 76 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 48 (32.43%) HP
3 23 (15.54%) VMware
4 19 (12.84%) Citrix
5 17 (11.49%) AppSense
6 15 (10.14%) CA
7 14 (9.46%) BMC
8 13 (8.78%) Dell
9 12 (8.11%) Red Hat
10 11 (7.43%) IBM
11 8 (5.41%) Atlassian
12 6 (4.05%) IronPort
12 6 (4.05%) SaltStack
13 5 (3.38%) Sun
14 2 (1.35%) Axway
14 2 (1.35%) Informatica
14 2 (1.35%) Oracle
14 2 (1.35%) Siebel
14 2 (1.35%) Trend Micro
15 1 (0.68%) RedGate