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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
England / North East
Rank 41 70 60
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 44 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.05% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.19% 1.58% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +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 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 310 317 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.64% 36.35% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 205 167
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +28 43 £390 -14.28% 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 59 (69.41%) Active Directory
3 51 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 48 (56.47%) Security Cleared
5 46 (54.12%) Unix
6 45 (52.94%) Linux
7 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
7 44 (51.76%) DevOps
8 43 (50.59%) Software Packaging
9 42 (49.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (48.24%) SC Cleared
11 38 (44.71%) SQL
12 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (40.00%) Git (software)
13 34 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (37.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (35.29%) Configuration Management
15 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
16 28 (32.94%) BusinessObjects
16 28 (32.94%) WebLogic
16 28 (32.94%) Change Control
17 27 (31.76%) Confluence
17 27 (31.76%) Oracle
17 27 (31.76%) Atlassian
18 26 (30.59%) Jenkins
18 26 (30.59%) Ansible
18 26 (30.59%) Sonatype Nexus
19 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (29.41%) JIRA
19 25 (29.41%) HP

PowerShell
Top Related 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 28 (32.94%) WebLogic
2 27 (31.76%) Confluence
3 5 (5.88%) JBoss
3 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.53%) GeoServer
5 3 (3.53%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (20.00%) Trello
4 6 (7.06%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.35%) Office 365
6 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.18%) G Suite
6 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) DNS
2 21 (24.71%) DHCP
3 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.24%) LDAP
4 7 (8.24%) SSL
5 3 (3.53%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.35%) HTTP
6 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.35%) VLAN
6 2 (2.35%) X.500
7 1 (1.18%) Firewall
7 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) GIS
4 1 (1.18%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (30.59%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 25 (29.41%) JIRA
4 17 (20.00%) GitLab
5 5 (5.88%) MSI
6 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.18%) Ant
7 1 (1.18%) Gradle
7 1 (1.18%) JUnit
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) NMock
7 1 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.18%) WiX
General
1 2 (2.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.18%) Migration Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (9.41%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) SCCM Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.88%) Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Active Directory Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.59%) Software Packaging
2 7 (8.24%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) .NET
4 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.53%) SignalR
6 2 (2.35%) Java EE
7 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.18%) J2EE
7 1 (1.18%) JPA
7 1 (1.18%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.18%) REST
7 1 (1.18%) Spring
7 1 (1.18%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.18%) Swagger
7 1 (1.18%) Web Services
7 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) PKI
2 2 (2.35%) Replication
3 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 51 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 46 (54.12%) Unix
4 45 (52.94%) Linux
5 42 (49.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (25.88%) Windows 7
7 12 (14.12%) AIX
8 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) DevOps
2 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 28 (32.94%) Change Control
5 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (24.71%) Migration
6 19 (22.35%) ITIL
6 19 (22.35%) Open Source
7 18 (21.18%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (15.29%) OO
9 6 (7.06%) Software Distribution
10 5 (5.88%) Workflow
11 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.53%) Prototyping
12 3 (3.53%) SOA
12 3 (3.53%) Software Delivery
13 2 (2.35%) Patch Management
13 2 (2.35%) SDLC
13 2 (2.35%) User Stories
13 2 (2.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) C#
2 6 (7.06%) Java
2 6 (7.06%) Perl
3 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.88%) VB
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) VBScript
5 2 (2.35%) REXX
5 2 (2.35%) Tcl
6 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.18%) Groovy
6 1 (1.18%) Jython
6 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (56.47%) Security Cleared
2 41 (48.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (69.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Docker
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.53%) XenApp
3 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.53%) XenServer
4 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (30.59%) Ansible
2 23 (27.06%) Dollar Universe
3 22 (25.88%) SCCM
4 18 (21.18%) HP SiteScope
5 14 (16.47%) Puppet
6 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (2.35%) SCOM
9 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.35%) WSUS
10 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.18%) SCSM
10 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
2 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 27 (31.76%) Atlassian
3 27 (31.76%) Oracle
4 25 (29.41%) HP
5 23 (27.06%) TIBCO
6 12 (14.12%) IBM
7 5 (5.88%) Sun
8 4 (4.71%) Axway
8 4 (4.71%) Informatica
8 4 (4.71%) Siebel
9 3 (3.53%) AppSense
9 3 (3.53%) Citrix
9 3 (3.53%) VMware
10 2 (2.35%) CA
11 1 (1.18%) Apigee
11 1 (1.18%) BMC
11 1 (1.18%) Dell
11 1 (1.18%) F5
11 1 (1.18%) Google