Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 20 June 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 40 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 +22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 78 55 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.28% 5.59% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.45% 14.91% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 55
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £340 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +5.92% -
10th Percentile £272 £285 £235
90th Percentile £400 £518 £341
North East median daily rate £350 £340 £321
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.92% -24.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £36.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.38% +8.40% -
10th Percentile £29.43 £36.25 £31.08
90th Percentile £30.88 £43.00 £40.60
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year -24.38% +8.40% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 369 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.41% 37.50% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 239 485
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -1.86%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £258
90th Percentile £538 £517 £514
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.49% +3.67%
10th Percentile £30.30 £17.65 £18.75
90th Percentile £42.25 £47.76 £36.74
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.70
% change year-on-year -12.50% +30.28% +79.84%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 78 £350 +2.94% 7
PowerShell
North East

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 64 (82.05%) Windows
2 46 (58.97%) Open Source
3 45 (57.69%) Linux
3 45 (57.69%) C
4 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
5 34 (43.59%) Data Centre
6 33 (42.31%) Windows Server
6 33 (42.31%) Ansible
6 33 (42.31%) Configuration Management
7 32 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (41.03%) Puppet
7 32 (41.03%) DevOps
8 31 (39.74%) Datadog
8 31 (39.74%) New Relic
8 31 (39.74%) Splunk
8 31 (39.74%) Bash Shell
8 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
8 31 (39.74%) Ruby
8 31 (39.74%) Nagios
8 31 (39.74%) C++
8 31 (39.74%) Java
8 31 (39.74%) Perl
8 31 (39.74%) Python
9 30 (38.46%) High Availability
10 28 (35.90%) Elastic Stack
11 26 (33.33%) Citrix
12 24 (30.77%) VMware
13 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
13 23 (29.49%) Analytical Skills

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (39.74%) Datadog
3 15 (19.23%) IaaS
3 15 (19.23%) PaaS
3 15 (19.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) DHCP
2 13 (16.67%) DNS
3 8 (10.26%) NetScaler
4 4 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (5.13%) VSAN
5 1 (1.28%) SAN
5 1 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.21%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) MSI
3 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Junior
5 5 (6.41%) Junior DevOps
5 5 (6.41%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.13%) Operations Support Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (17.95%) ISPF
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (43.59%) Data Centre
2 23 (29.49%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.95%) VSAM
4 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.41%) Clustering
6 5 (6.41%) PKI
6 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (82.05%) Windows
2 45 (57.69%) Linux
3 33 (42.31%) Windows Server
4 21 (26.92%) Unix
5 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (24.36%) AIX
7 17 (21.79%) Solaris
7 17 (21.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 16 (20.51%) HPUX
9 15 (19.23%) MVS
10 14 (17.95%) VME
10 14 (17.95%) VMS
11 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
13 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Open Source
2 33 (42.31%) Configuration Management
3 32 (41.03%) DevOps
4 30 (38.46%) High Availability
5 22 (28.21%) BDD
5 22 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
6 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (21.79%) Data Management
8 17 (21.79%) ITIL
9 15 (19.23%) Change Management
9 15 (19.23%) ITIL V3
9 15 (19.23%) Service Management
10 10 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (10.26%) Analytics
12 6 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
12 6 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
13 4 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
13 4 (5.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) C
2 31 (39.74%) Bash Shell
2 31 (39.74%) C++
2 31 (39.74%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) Perl
2 31 (39.74%) Python
2 31 (39.74%) Ruby
3 17 (21.79%) Shell Script
4 14 (17.95%) JCL
5 5 (6.41%) SQL
6 3 (3.85%) C#
6 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
2 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
3 15 (19.23%) Degree
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Docker
2 20 (25.64%) XenApp
3 17 (21.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 14 (17.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 14 (17.95%) RACF
4 14 (17.95%) XenDesktop
4 14 (17.95%) XenServer
5 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
7 6 (7.69%) vSphere
8 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
9 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.13%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (42.31%) Ansible
2 32 (41.03%) Puppet
3 31 (39.74%) Nagios
4 23 (29.49%) Kubernetes
5 22 (28.21%) Packer
5 22 (28.21%) Terraform
6 17 (21.79%) Tivoli
7 14 (17.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (6.41%) PowerCLI
10 4 (5.13%) SafeCom
10 4 (5.13%) vCenter Server
10 4 (5.13%) vRealize
11 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (1.28%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) New Relic
1 31 (39.74%) Splunk
2 26 (33.33%) Citrix
3 24 (30.77%) VMware
4 21 (26.92%) HP
5 20 (25.64%) Red Hat
6 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
7 17 (21.79%) BMC
8 15 (19.23%) ServiceNow
9 10 (12.82%) Ivanti
10 5 (6.41%) McAfee
11 4 (5.13%) Symantec
11 4 (5.13%) ThinPrint
12 2 (2.56%) Oracle
13 1 (1.28%) TIBCO