Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 71 40
Rank change year-on-year +29 -31 +63
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 56 19 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.11% 2.07% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.97% 6.09% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 125
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £261 £283 £246
90th Percentile £503 £372 £439
North East median daily rate £355 £333 £330
% change year-on-year +6.77% +0.76% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.38% +30.08% -
10th Percentile £29.43 £40.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £30.88 £40.00 £37.60
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -24.38% +30.08% -

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 374 312 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.79% 34.06% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 202 669
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £364 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -15.63%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £254
90th Percentile £550 £537 £500
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.62% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +37.80% -11.74%
10th Percentile £27.75 £19.90 £27.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.50 £36.91
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +28.79%

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

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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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +25 54 £361 +6.25% 5
Sunderland - 2 £215 - 2
PowerShell
North East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 39 (69.64%) Bash Shell
2 39 (69.64%) Puppet
2 39 (69.64%) Ansible
3 38 (67.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (66.07%) DevOps
4 37 (66.07%) C++
4 37 (66.07%) Python
5 36 (64.29%) Data Centre
6 35 (62.50%) Configuration Management
6 35 (62.50%) Perl
6 35 (62.50%) Linux
7 34 (60.71%) Nagios
7 34 (60.71%) High Availability
8 33 (58.93%) Splunk
8 33 (58.93%) Open Source
8 33 (58.93%) New Relic
8 33 (58.93%) Java
8 33 (58.93%) C
8 33 (58.93%) Ruby
9 32 (57.14%) Datadog
10 30 (53.57%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (50.00%) Docker
11 28 (50.00%) Kubernetes
12 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
12 27 (48.21%) Terraform
13 24 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
14 23 (41.07%) Packer
14 23 (41.07%) Test Automation

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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 38 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (57.14%) Datadog
3 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 6 (10.71%) DHCP
3 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
2 23 (41.07%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) Junior
4 6 (10.71%) Junior DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Wintel Support
8 2 (3.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Clustering
4 5 (8.93%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) CentOS
5 4 (7.14%) Debian
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.36%) AIX
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) DevOps
2 35 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 34 (60.71%) High Availability
4 33 (58.93%) Open Source
5 23 (41.07%) BDD
5 23 (41.07%) Test Automation
6 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (14.29%) Analytics
10 6 (10.71%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (10.71%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (7.14%) Server Building
12 3 (5.36%) Coaching
12 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
13 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 2 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) Bash Shell
2 37 (66.07%) C++
2 37 (66.07%) Python
3 35 (62.50%) Perl
4 33 (58.93%) C
4 33 (58.93%) Java
4 33 (58.93%) Ruby
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
6 6 (10.71%) C#
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 15 (26.79%) Degree
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) GCP
2 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (50.00%) Docker
2 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (14.29%) XenApp
2 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 8 (14.29%) XenServer
3 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (69.64%) Ansible
1 39 (69.64%) Puppet
2 34 (60.71%) Nagios
3 28 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 27 (48.21%) Terraform
5 23 (41.07%) Packer
6 14 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (8.93%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (7.14%) vCenter Server
10 2 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) New Relic
1 33 (58.93%) Splunk
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) Ivanti
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.93%) McAfee
7 4 (7.14%) Google
7 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (5.36%) HP
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco
10 1 (1.79%) CommVault
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle