Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 54 36
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 +18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 19 20 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.57% 2.58% 7.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 6.49% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 67
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -9.09%
10th Percentile £315 £226 £263
90th Percentile £490 £538 £400
North East median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.82% -27.98%
North East median hourly rate - £55.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year - +81.82% -27.98%

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 133 308 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.00% 39.79% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 220 330
Median daily rate £473 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +18.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £294 £298 £256
90th Percentile £650 £588 £538
North East median daily rate £430 £413 £363
% change year-on-year +4.24% +13.79% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +48.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £20.70 £25.35 £30.30
90th Percentile £45.50 £57.30 £42.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.35% +27.14% -16.67%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Tyne and Wear.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +23 17 £445 +31.85% 3
Sunderland +4 2 £263 +15.38% 1
PowerShell
North East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (21.05%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) REXX
6 4 (21.05%) Tcl
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) MSI
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) HTTP
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
6 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 4 (21.05%) Software Distribution
6 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) Power BI
6 4 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
6 4 (21.05%) Power Platform

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Power Platform
2 3 (15.79%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Datadog
4 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.26%) PowerApps
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Power BI
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MSI
2 2 (10.53%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell Scripter
2 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
1 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
1 4 (21.05%) Software Distribution
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Attestation
4 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Records Management
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Management
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) REXX
2 4 (21.05%) Tcl
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VB
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
1 2 (10.53%) WMI
2 1 (5.26%) Grafana
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Meridio
3 1 (5.26%) RedGate
3 1 (5.26%) Trend Micro