The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 68 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.45% 1.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £455 £311 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
PowerShell
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.79% 37.99% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Node.js
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Google App Engine
2 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) CAML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Web Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) FQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
5 1 (6.25%) CA