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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 45 66 40
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 40 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.43% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.94% 1.02% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £455 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.60%
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 295 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.94% 43.07% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 178 114
Median daily rate £350 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.82% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +29 40 £325 -28.57% 7
PowerShell
North East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 90 (69.23%) Windows
2 87 (66.92%) Active Directory
3 74 (56.92%) Windows Server
4 73 (56.15%) Security Cleared
5 61 (46.92%) SC Cleared
6 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 51 (39.23%) HP
8 48 (36.92%) Migration
9 42 (32.31%) SQL
10 39 (30.00%) Linux
11 36 (27.69%) DevOps
12 35 (26.92%) Unix
13 33 (25.38%) Red Hat
13 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (24.62%) Software Packaging
14 32 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (24.62%) DNS
15 31 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 31 (23.85%) Office 365
16 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
17 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (21.54%) Puppet
18 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (19.23%) MCSE
20 23 (17.69%) ITIL
20 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (17.69%) Git (software)
20 23 (17.69%) Computer Science

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 22 (16.92%) OpenStack
2 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 21 (16.15%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.15%) Skype for Business
3 19 (14.62%) SharePoint
4 18 (13.85%) Confluence
5 17 (13.08%) WebLogic
6 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (6.92%) IIS
7 6 (4.62%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (3.85%) JBoss
8 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
9 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (2.31%) GeoServer
10 3 (2.31%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (23.85%) Office 365
3 16 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.15%) Trello
5 6 (4.62%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.77%) G Suite
6 1 (0.77%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.62%) DNS
2 21 (16.15%) Skype
3 16 (12.31%) DHCP
4 15 (11.54%) Firewall
5 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 13 (10.00%) Kerberos
7 10 (7.69%) LDAP
8 5 (3.85%) HTTP
8 5 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 5 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.85%) NAS
8 5 (3.85%) SAN
8 5 (3.85%) SSL
8 5 (3.85%) X.500
9 2 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.31%) GIS
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.77%) DocumentDB
5 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.08%) Jenkins
3 16 (12.31%) JIRA
4 15 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (6.15%) GitLab
6 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.31%) MSI
8 2 (1.54%) NMock
8 2 (1.54%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.54%) WiX
9 1 (0.77%) Ant
9 1 (0.77%) Gradle
9 1 (0.77%) JUnit
9 1 (0.77%) Maven
9 1 (0.77%) Subversion
9 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (13.85%) Active Directory Engineer
3 13 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.23%) Migration Engineer
4 12 (9.23%) Office 365 Specialist
5 11 (8.46%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.08%) Mobility Specialist
9 4 (3.08%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.31%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.31%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.62%) Software Packaging
2 20 (15.38%) Middleware
3 14 (10.77%) .NET
4 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.31%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.31%) SignalR
8 2 (1.54%) Java EE
8 2 (1.54%) Web Services
8 2 (1.54%) XML
9 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.77%) J2EE
9 1 (0.77%) JPA
9 1 (0.77%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.77%) REST
9 1 (0.77%) Spring
9 1 (0.77%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.77%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (17.69%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.38%) PKI
4 7 (5.38%) Replication
5 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 90 (69.23%) Windows
2 74 (56.92%) Windows Server
3 39 (30.00%) Linux
4 35 (26.92%) Unix
5 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
9 12 (9.23%) AIX
10 7 (5.38%) Android
10 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.38%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.92%) Migration
2 36 (27.69%) DevOps
3 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.69%) ITIL
5 22 (16.92%) OO
6 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 19 (14.62%) Change Control
7 19 (14.62%) Load Balancing
7 19 (14.62%) Virtual Environments
8 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.46%) ITSM
10 10 (7.69%) Open Source
11 9 (6.92%) Application Packaging
12 6 (4.62%) Software Distribution
12 6 (4.62%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (3.85%) Workflow
14 4 (3.08%) Scrum
14 4 (3.08%) Unit Testing
15 3 (2.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.31%) SQL
2 17 (13.08%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.31%) Python
4 14 (10.77%) Jython
5 8 (6.15%) Perl
5 8 (6.15%) VBScript
6 7 (5.38%) C#
7 6 (4.62%) Java
8 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.77%) C
10 1 (0.77%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 73 (56.15%) Security Cleared
2 61 (46.92%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (19.23%) MCSE
5 23 (17.69%) Degree
6 5 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 87 (66.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.69%) DFS Replication
3 6 (4.62%) Docker
3 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.85%) Firmware
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.54%) XenApp
6 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (21.54%) Puppet
2 17 (13.08%) Ansible
3 15 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (11.54%) SCOrch
4 14 (10.77%) SCCM
5 13 (10.00%) BladeLogic
6 12 (9.23%) Dollar Universe
6 12 (9.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 12 (9.23%) HP SiteScope
7 7 (5.38%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.77%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (39.23%) HP
3 33 (25.38%) Red Hat
4 18 (13.85%) Atlassian
5 16 (12.31%) Oracle
6 15 (11.54%) CA
7 14 (10.77%) BMC
8 13 (10.00%) Dell
9 12 (9.23%) IBM
9 12 (9.23%) TIBCO
10 8 (6.15%) VMware
11 5 (3.85%) Sun
12 4 (3.08%) AppSense
12 4 (3.08%) Axway
12 4 (3.08%) Citrix
12 4 (3.08%) Informatica
12 4 (3.08%) IronPort
12 4 (3.08%) Siebel
13 2 (1.54%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.77%) Lumension
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