The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 59 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.78% 1.04% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.46% 2.46% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
Median daily rate £315 £420 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £420 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £420 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.79% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
306 284 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.17% 42.01% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 170 120
Median daily rate £350 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Median hourly rate £53.50 £20.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.19% -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.38 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Tyne and Wear region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Tyne and Wear region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 30 £320 -23.80%
PowerShell
North East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 81 (68.07%) Windows
2 79 (66.39%) Active Directory
3 68 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 67 (56.30%) Windows Server
5 55 (46.22%) SC Cleared
6 52 (43.70%) Microsoft
7 48 (40.34%) Migration
8 46 (38.66%) HP
9 40 (33.61%) SQL
10 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (28.57%) Office 365
13 33 (27.73%) DNS
14 29 (24.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (24.37%) Linux
14 29 (24.37%) MS Excel
14 29 (24.37%) Puppet
15 27 (22.69%) MCSE
16 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (21.85%) DevOps
17 24 (20.17%) Skype for Business
17 24 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2013
17 24 (20.17%) MS Exchange
17 24 (20.17%) Degree
17 24 (20.17%) Computer Science
18 23 (19.33%) ITIL
18 23 (19.33%) OpenStack
18 23 (19.33%) Skype
19 22 (18.49%) Unix

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 24 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 24 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 24 (20.17%) MS Exchange
1 24 (20.17%) Skype for Business
2 23 (19.33%) OpenStack
3 22 (18.49%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.40%) Confluence
4 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.56%) IIS
6 8 (6.72%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.52%) JBoss
8 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (24.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.57%) Office 365
2 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.73%) DNS
2 23 (19.33%) Skype
3 17 (14.29%) DHCP
4 16 (13.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (12.61%) Firewall
6 13 (10.92%) Kerberos
7 10 (8.40%) LDAP
8 5 (4.20%) HTTP
8 5 (4.20%) HTTPS
8 5 (4.20%) Internet
8 5 (4.20%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.20%) NAS
8 5 (4.20%) SAN
8 5 (4.20%) SSL
8 5 (4.20%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.72%) JIRA
4 5 (4.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.20%) Travis CI
5 4 (3.36%) MSI
5 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.68%) NMock
6 2 (1.68%) WiX
General
1 2 (1.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (15.13%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (12.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Office 365 Specialist
5 11 (9.24%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) WebOps Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Consultant
8 4 (3.36%) Messaging Specialist
8 4 (3.36%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Mobility Specialist
8 4 (3.36%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Development Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Lync Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Mobility Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) Software Packaging
2 18 (15.13%) Middleware
3 11 (9.24%) .NET
4 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.68%) Web Services
6 2 (1.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.40%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.88%) PKI
5 7 (5.88%) Replication
6 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (68.07%) Windows
2 67 (56.30%) Windows Server
3 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (24.37%) Linux
6 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (18.49%) Unix
8 18 (15.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
10 11 (9.24%) AIX
11 9 (7.56%) Android
11 9 (7.56%) Apple iOS
12 7 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) Migration
2 26 (21.85%) DevOps
3 23 (19.33%) ITIL
4 21 (17.65%) OO
5 20 (16.81%) Load Balancing
6 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.13%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (9.24%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.24%) ITSM
8 10 (8.40%) Change Control
9 9 (7.56%) Application Packaging
10 7 (5.88%) Software Distribution
11 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (4.20%) Kanban
12 5 (4.20%) Scrum
12 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.20%) Web Operations
12 5 (4.20%) Workflow
13 3 (2.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.61%) SQL
2 19 (15.97%) Python
3 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.76%) Jython
4 11 (9.24%) Perl
5 9 (7.56%) VBScript
6 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.20%) Java
8 4 (3.36%) C#
9 3 (2.52%) VB
10 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 55 (46.22%) SC Cleared
3 29 (24.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (22.69%) MCSE
5 24 (20.17%) Degree
6 10 (8.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (4.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 79 (66.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.40%) DFS Replication
3 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.20%) Docker
4 5 (4.20%) Firmware
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.52%) XenApp
6 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.52%) XenServer
7 2 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.84%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 29 (24.37%) Puppet
2 16 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (12.61%) SCOrch
4 14 (11.76%) SCCM
5 13 (10.92%) BladeLogic
6 12 (10.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 11 (9.24%) HP SiteScope
8 10 (8.40%) Ansible
9 7 (5.88%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.68%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.84%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (43.70%) Microsoft
2 46 (38.66%) HP
3 20 (16.81%) Red Hat
4 14 (11.76%) BMC
4 14 (11.76%) CA
5 13 (10.92%) Dell
6 11 (9.24%) IBM
7 10 (8.40%) Atlassian
8 8 (6.72%) VMware
9 5 (4.20%) AppSense
9 5 (4.20%) Citrix
9 5 (4.20%) IronPort
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle
9 5 (4.20%) SaltStack
9 5 (4.20%) Sun
10 3 (2.52%) Axway
10 3 (2.52%) Informatica
10 3 (2.52%) Siebel
11 2 (1.68%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.68%) Trend Micro