Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24 +52
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 28 23 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.97% 2.52% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 7.32% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 125
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% +6.32% +4.62%
10th Percentile £225 £254 £276
90th Percentile £600 £421 £445
North East median daily rate £350 £372 £340
% change year-on-year -5.79% +9.26% -8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +9.65% -
10th Percentile £46.25 £30.25 £28.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £32.25 £31.85
North East median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +46.15% +14.04% -

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 374 314 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.70% 34.35% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 213 646
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +12.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £260
90th Percentile £560 £560 £508
North East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 24
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.46% +25.30%
10th Percentile £37.25 £19.90 £26.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.05 £48.73
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year - +46.34% +57.69%

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

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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

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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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Tyne and Wear

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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 6 months to 9 December 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 +4 25 £425 +17.57% 8
Sunderland - 3 £215 -
PowerShell
North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 18 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
3 16 (57.14%) DevOps
4 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (53.57%) Puppet
5 13 (46.43%) Python
5 13 (46.43%) Ansible
6 12 (42.86%) Windows
7 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (35.71%) Docker
8 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 10 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (35.71%) C++
9 9 (32.14%) Perl
9 9 (32.14%) High Availability
10 8 (28.57%) Datadog
10 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (25.00%) Open Source
11 7 (25.00%) Nagios
11 7 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (25.00%) Kubernetes
12 6 (21.43%) Terraform
12 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
12 6 (21.43%) Splunk
12 6 (21.43%) IaaS
12 6 (21.43%) New Relic

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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (28.57%) Datadog
4 6 (21.43%) IaaS
5 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.86%) Power BI
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Junior
4 3 (10.71%) Junior DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) CentOS
3 4 (14.29%) Debian
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) DevOps
2 9 (32.14%) High Availability
3 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 13 (46.43%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) Perl
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) C
6 6 (21.43%) Java
6 6 (21.43%) Ruby
7 5 (17.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) AWS Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
2 13 (46.43%) Ansible
3 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 7 (25.00%) Nagios
5 6 (21.43%) Terraform
6 3 (10.71%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (7.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) New Relic
1 6 (21.43%) Splunk
2 4 (14.29%) Google
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault
5 1 (3.57%) Ivanti