The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 60 45
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 43 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.11% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.22% 1.23% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 236 244 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.53% 37.48% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 151 117
Median daily rate £350 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% +38.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £14.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 54 (70.13%) Windows
2 53 (68.83%) Active Directory
3 46 (59.74%) Windows Server
4 44 (57.14%) Unix
5 43 (55.84%) Linux
5 43 (55.84%) Security Cleared
5 43 (55.84%) DevOps
6 42 (54.55%) Red Hat
7 41 (53.25%) Software Packaging
8 40 (51.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (46.75%) SC Cleared
10 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (44.16%) SQL
12 32 (41.56%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
13 31 (40.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 30 (38.96%) Configuration Management
15 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
15 27 (35.06%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (35.06%) WebLogic
15 27 (35.06%) Change Control
16 26 (33.77%) Oracle
17 25 (32.47%) Atlassian
17 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
17 25 (32.47%) Confluence
17 25 (32.47%) Ansible
17 25 (32.47%) Sonatype Nexus
18 24 (31.17%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (31.17%) HP
19 23 (29.87%) DNS

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 27 (35.06%) WebLogic
2 25 (32.47%) Confluence
3 5 (6.49%) JBoss
3 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.90%) GeoServer
5 3 (3.90%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (31.17%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (20.78%) Trello
4 6 (7.79%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.30%) G Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) DNS
2 20 (25.97%) DHCP
3 18 (23.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.09%) LDAP
4 7 (9.09%) SSL
5 3 (3.90%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.60%) HTTP
6 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.60%) VLAN
6 2 (2.60%) X.500
7 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.90%) GIS
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
2 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
2 25 (32.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 23 (29.87%) JIRA
4 16 (20.78%) GitLab
5 3 (3.90%) MSI
6 1 (1.30%) Ant
6 1 (1.30%) Gradle
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Maven
6 1 (1.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Migration Engineer
3 16 (20.78%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (10.39%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.49%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) Software Packaging
2 7 (9.09%) Middleware
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.90%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.90%) SignalR
5 2 (2.60%) Java EE
6 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.30%) J2EE
6 1 (1.30%) JPA
6 1 (1.30%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.30%) REST
6 1 (1.30%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (1.30%) Spring
6 1 (1.30%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.30%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) PKI
2 2 (2.60%) Replication
3 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (70.13%) Windows
2 46 (59.74%) Windows Server
3 44 (57.14%) Unix
4 43 (55.84%) Linux
5 40 (51.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 11 (14.29%) AIX
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) DevOps
2 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.96%) Configuration Management
4 27 (35.06%) Change Control
5 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (24.68%) Migration
7 18 (23.38%) ITIL
7 18 (23.38%) Open Source
7 18 (23.38%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (15.58%) OO
9 5 (6.49%) Software Distribution
9 5 (6.49%) Workflow
10 3 (3.90%) Prototyping
10 3 (3.90%) SOA
10 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.60%) Project Management
11 2 (2.60%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.60%) Scrum
11 2 (2.60%) UML
11 2 (2.60%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) Java
2 6 (7.79%) Perl
3 4 (5.19%) C#
3 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.19%) VB
4 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.90%) VBScript
5 2 (2.60%) REXX
5 2 (2.60%) Tcl
6 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.30%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.30%) Groovy
6 1 (1.30%) Jython
6 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) Security Cleared
2 36 (46.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (68.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) Docker
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.60%) XenApp
3 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.60%) XenServer
4 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) Ansible
2 22 (28.57%) Dollar Universe
3 20 (25.97%) SCCM
4 18 (23.38%) HP SiteScope
5 13 (16.88%) Puppet
6 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.77%) Oracle
4 25 (32.47%) Atlassian
5 24 (31.17%) HP
6 22 (28.57%) TIBCO
7 11 (14.29%) IBM
8 5 (6.49%) Sun
9 4 (5.19%) Axway
9 4 (5.19%) Informatica
9 4 (5.19%) Siebel
10 2 (2.60%) AppSense
10 2 (2.60%) CA
10 2 (2.60%) Citrix
10 2 (2.60%) VMware
11 1 (1.30%) Apigee
11 1 (1.30%) BMC
11 1 (1.30%) Dell
11 1 (1.30%) F5
11 1 (1.30%) Google