The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 53 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.02% - 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% - 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £238 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
214 47 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.50% 26.26% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 31 42
Average daily rate £250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
Tyne and Wear

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 25 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (20.00%) VBA

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP