Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 38 108
Rank change year-on-year -29 +70 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 33 167 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.71% 6.14% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.23% 16.12% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 144 4
North East median daily rate £372 £330 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -11.41% +20.16%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £251
90th Percentile £433 £445 £470
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £28.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +55.75% +25.56% -30.77%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 1036 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.98% 38.06% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 718 469
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £258
90th Percentile £538 £506 £560
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +53.75% +31.15%
10th Percentile £23.70 £23.38 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.35 £40.00 £39.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -37 21 £360 +9.09% 3
Durham -1 11 £419 +39.58% 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) .NET
4 17 (51.52%) Visual Studio
4 17 (51.52%) DevOps
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
5 16 (48.48%) C#
6 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
7 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
8 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (39.39%) Linux
9 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
9 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 11 (33.33%) JIRA
10 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 11 (33.33%) Unix
10 11 (33.33%) Subversion
11 10 (30.30%) Confluence
11 10 (30.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 9 (27.27%) Office 365
12 9 (27.27%) Skype for Business
12 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
12 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007

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 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (30.30%) Confluence
2 10 (30.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 9 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (27.27%) Skype for Business
4 8 (24.24%) OpenStack
5 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.03%) CMS
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (27.27%) Office 365
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Skype
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Visual Studio
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
3 12 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (33.33%) JIRA
4 11 (33.33%) Subversion
5 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.03%) GitLab
7 1 (3.03%) gulp
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (24.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Messaging Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Collaboration Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 8 (24.24%) Angular 2
3 8 (24.24%) JSON
3 8 (24.24%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
3 13 (39.39%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Server Building
7 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.03%) Change Control
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (3.03%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source
8 1 (3.03%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) MCSE
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Brightmail
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.03%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) SafeCom
3 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) IronPort
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) BEA
5 1 (3.03%) ThinPrint
5 1 (3.03%) Vyatta