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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 103 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.16% 7.68% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 22.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 61 0
Median daily rate £325 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 108 465 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.21% 34.65% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 781 300
Median daily rate £400 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 52 6
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.06% -9.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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 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 June 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 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Windows Server
3 31 (65.96%) Linux
3 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
4 30 (63.83%) Unix
4 30 (63.83%) DevOps
5 29 (61.70%) Red Hat
5 29 (61.70%) Software Packaging
6 28 (59.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (57.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
8 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (51.06%) WebLogic
10 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
10 23 (48.94%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
10 23 (48.94%) Oracle
10 23 (48.94%) Ansible
10 23 (48.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (46.81%) SC Cleared
12 21 (44.68%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (44.68%) Dollar Universe
12 21 (44.68%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (44.68%) Configuration Management
12 21 (44.68%) TIBCO
13 19 (40.43%) Change Control
14 18 (38.30%) Confluence
14 18 (38.30%) Open Source
14 18 (38.30%) Atlassian

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 24 (51.06%) WebLogic
2 18 (38.30%) Confluence
3 3 (6.38%) GeoServer
3 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 3 (6.38%) NServiceBus
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (48.94%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (36.17%) Trello
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.13%) G Suite
4 1 (2.13%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DHCP
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.38%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) DocumentDB
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
1 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
1 23 (48.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 17 (36.17%) GitLab
2 17 (36.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) MSI
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (17.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Migration Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (8.51%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) Software Packaging
2 5 (10.64%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
3 3 (6.38%) SignalR
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) Java EE
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) JPA
5 1 (2.13%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Windows Server
3 31 (65.96%) Linux
4 30 (63.83%) Unix
5 28 (59.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) DevOps
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) Configuration Management
3 21 (44.68%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (40.43%) Change Control
5 18 (38.30%) Open Source
6 8 (17.02%) ITIL
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 8 (17.02%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (8.51%) Software Distribution
8 3 (6.38%) SOA
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) OO
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Scrum
9 2 (4.26%) TDD
9 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) UML
9 2 (4.26%) Use Case
9 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) REXX
4 2 (4.26%) Tcl
4 2 (4.26%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (2.13%) Groovy
5 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 22 (46.81%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (48.94%) Ansible
2 21 (44.68%) Dollar Universe
3 8 (17.02%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (17.02%) SCCM
4 4 (8.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.38%) Puppet
6 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Red Hat
2 23 (48.94%) Oracle
3 21 (44.68%) TIBCO
4 18 (38.30%) Atlassian
5 14 (29.79%) HP
6 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.26%) Axway
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica
7 2 (4.26%) Siebel
8 1 (2.13%) Apigee
8 1 (2.13%) CA
8 1 (2.13%) Google
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