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 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.

Windows PowerShell
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 65 49
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 43 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.35% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.27% 1.09% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 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 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 249 274 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.56% 39.26% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 179 143
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 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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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

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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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +28 43 £390 -14.28% 1
PowerShell
North East

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 56 (69.14%) Windows
2 55 (67.90%) Active Directory
3 47 (58.02%) Security Cleared
3 47 (58.02%) Windows Server
4 45 (55.56%) Unix
5 44 (54.32%) Linux
5 44 (54.32%) DevOps
6 43 (53.09%) Red Hat
7 42 (51.85%) Software Packaging
8 41 (50.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (49.38%) SC Cleared
10 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (44.44%) SQL
11 33 (40.74%) Git (software)
11 33 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (37.04%) Configuration Management
14 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
15 27 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (33.33%) WebLogic
15 27 (33.33%) Change Control
16 26 (32.10%) Confluence
16 26 (32.10%) Oracle
16 26 (32.10%) Atlassian
17 25 (30.86%) HP
17 25 (30.86%) Jenkins
17 25 (30.86%) Ansible
17 25 (30.86%) Sonatype Nexus
18 24 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (29.63%) JIRA

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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 27 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 26 (32.10%) Confluence
3 5 (6.17%) JBoss
3 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.70%) GeoServer
5 3 (3.70%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (19.75%) Trello
4 6 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.47%) Office 365
6 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.23%) G Suite
6 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) DNS
2 20 (24.69%) DHCP
3 18 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.64%) LDAP
4 7 (8.64%) SSL
5 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.47%) VLAN
6 2 (2.47%) X.500
7 1 (1.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (1.23%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 25 (30.86%) Jenkins
2 25 (30.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 24 (29.63%) JIRA
4 16 (19.75%) GitLab
5 4 (4.94%) MSI
6 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) Gradle
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Maven
7 1 (1.23%) NMock
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) WiX
General
1 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.17%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.85%) Software Packaging
2 7 (8.64%) Middleware
3 6 (7.41%) .NET
4 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.70%) SignalR
6 2 (2.47%) Java EE
7 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.23%) J2EE
7 1 (1.23%) JPA
7 1 (1.23%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (1.23%) Spring
7 1 (1.23%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.23%) Swagger
7 1 (1.23%) Web Services
7 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) PKI
2 2 (2.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (69.14%) Windows
2 47 (58.02%) Windows Server
3 45 (55.56%) Unix
4 44 (54.32%) Linux
5 41 (50.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (27.16%) Windows 7
7 12 (14.81%) AIX
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) DevOps
2 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 27 (33.33%) Change Control
5 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (24.69%) Migration
6 18 (22.22%) ITIL
6 18 (22.22%) Open Source
6 18 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (16.05%) OO
8 5 (6.17%) Software Distribution
8 5 (6.17%) Workflow
9 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.70%) Prototyping
10 3 (3.70%) SOA
11 2 (2.47%) Patch Management
11 2 (2.47%) SDLC
11 2 (2.47%) Software Delivery
11 2 (2.47%) User Stories
11 2 (2.47%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) C#
2 6 (7.41%) Java
2 6 (7.41%) Perl
3 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.94%) VB
4 3 (3.70%) VBScript
5 2 (2.47%) REXX
5 2 (2.47%) Tcl
6 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.23%) Groovy
6 1 (1.23%) Jython
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (58.02%) Security Cleared
2 40 (49.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (67.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.47%) XenApp
3 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.47%) XenServer
4 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (30.86%) Ansible
2 22 (27.16%) Dollar Universe
3 20 (24.69%) SCCM
4 18 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
5 14 (17.28%) Puppet
6 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) Red Hat
2 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.10%) Atlassian
3 26 (32.10%) Oracle
4 25 (30.86%) HP
5 22 (27.16%) TIBCO
6 12 (14.81%) IBM
7 5 (6.17%) Sun
8 4 (4.94%) Axway
8 4 (4.94%) Informatica
8 4 (4.94%) Siebel
9 3 (3.70%) VMware
10 2 (2.47%) AppSense
10 2 (2.47%) CA
10 2 (2.47%) Citrix
11 1 (1.23%) Apigee
11 1 (1.23%) BMC
11 1 (1.23%) Dell
11 1 (1.23%) F5
11 1 (1.23%) Google