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 3 months to 24 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 4 100 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.05% 7.08% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 20.08% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 59 0
Median daily rate £325 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 114 498 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.00% 35.24% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 318 151
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 4
Median hourly rate £51.42 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.29% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 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

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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 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 4 £325 +1.40%
PowerShell
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server
3 32 (65.31%) DevOps
3 32 (65.31%) Linux
3 32 (65.31%) Unix
3 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
4 31 (63.27%) Red Hat
4 31 (63.27%) Software Packaging
5 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
5 29 (59.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (59.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (51.02%) WebLogic
7 25 (51.02%) Ansible
7 25 (51.02%) Sonatype Nexus
8 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (48.98%) Oracle
8 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
8 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
9 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
10 22 (44.90%) Dollar Universe
10 22 (44.90%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (44.90%) Configuration Management
10 22 (44.90%) TIBCO
11 21 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (40.82%) Change Control
13 19 (38.78%) Confluence
13 19 (38.78%) Open Source
13 19 (38.78%) Atlassian

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 25 (51.02%) WebLogic
2 19 (38.78%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) GeoServer
3 3 (6.12%) JBoss
3 3 (6.12%) NServiceBus
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (34.69%) Trello
4 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.04%) G Suite
4 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DHCP
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.12%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) DocumentDB
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Sonatype Nexus
2 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
2 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
3 17 (34.69%) GitLab
3 17 (34.69%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) MSI
5 1 (2.04%) Ant
5 1 (2.04%) Gradle
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (16.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Migration Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (10.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) Software Packaging
2 5 (10.20%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
3 3 (6.12%) SignalR
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) Java EE
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) JPA
5 1 (2.04%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server
3 32 (65.31%) Linux
3 32 (65.31%) Unix
4 29 (59.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) DevOps
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.90%) Configuration Management
4 21 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (40.82%) Change Control
6 19 (38.78%) Open Source
7 8 (16.33%) ITIL
7 8 (16.33%) Migration
7 8 (16.33%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (8.16%) Software Distribution
9 3 (6.12%) SOA
10 2 (4.08%) OO
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Scrum
10 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) TDD
10 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.08%) UML
10 2 (4.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) REXX
4 2 (4.08%) Tcl
4 2 (4.08%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (2.04%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (51.02%) Ansible
2 22 (44.90%) Dollar Universe
3 8 (16.33%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (16.33%) SCCM
4 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.12%) Puppet
6 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Red Hat
2 24 (48.98%) Oracle
3 22 (44.90%) TIBCO
4 19 (38.78%) Atlassian
5 15 (30.61%) HP
6 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.08%) Axway
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) Informatica
7 2 (4.08%) Siebel
8 1 (2.04%) Apigee
8 1 (2.04%) CA
8 1 (2.04%) Google