The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 42 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 110 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.06% 6.79% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 20.07% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 65 2
Median daily rate £325 £321 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -24.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £341 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.42%  
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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 175 548 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 30.81% 33.81% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 867 405
Median daily rate £370 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £496 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 58 10
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.83% -10.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.10 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the North East

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in the North East

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell 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 28 June 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
Tyne and Wear -2 4 £325 +1.24% 3
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (64.00%) Linux
3 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (62.00%) Unix
5 30 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 30 (60.00%) Software Packaging
5 30 (60.00%) DevOps
6 29 (58.00%) Security Cleared
6 29 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (50.00%) WebLogic
10 24 (48.00%) Oracle
10 24 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
10 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
10 24 (48.00%) SC Cleared
10 24 (48.00%) Ansible
10 24 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (48.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (44.00%) Dollar Universe
11 22 (44.00%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (44.00%) TIBCO
12 21 (42.00%) Configuration Management
13 19 (38.00%) Confluence
13 19 (38.00%) Open Source
13 19 (38.00%) Change Control
13 19 (38.00%) Atlassian

PowerShell
Co-occurring 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 25 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (38.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) GeoServer
3 3 (6.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) NServiceBus
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (36.00%) Trello
4 2 (4.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.00%) G Suite
5 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DHCP
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
1 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) DocumentDB
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
1 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
1 24 (48.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 18 (36.00%) GitLab
2 18 (36.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) MSI
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (16.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) Software Packaging
2 5 (10.00%) Middleware
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (6.00%) SignalR
4 2 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) J2EE
5 1 (2.00%) JPA
5 1 (2.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (64.00%) Linux
4 31 (62.00%) Unix
5 29 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) AIX
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) DevOps
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (42.00%) Configuration Management
5 19 (38.00%) Change Control
5 19 (38.00%) Open Source
6 10 (20.00%) Migration
7 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (8.00%) Software Distribution
9 3 (6.00%) SOA
10 2 (4.00%) OO
10 2 (4.00%) Process Management
10 2 (4.00%) Project Management
10 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.00%) Scrum
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.00%) TDD
10 2 (4.00%) UML
10 2 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) REXX
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) Tcl
4 2 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (2.00%) Groovy
5 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (48.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) Ansible
2 22 (44.00%) Dollar Universe
3 8 (16.00%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (16.00%) SCCM
4 4 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.00%) Puppet
6 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (48.00%) Oracle
3 22 (44.00%) TIBCO
4 19 (38.00%) Atlassian
5 14 (28.00%) HP
6 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) Axway
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
7 2 (4.00%) Informatica
7 2 (4.00%) Siebel
8 1 (2.00%) Apigee
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Google
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