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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 61 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.63% - 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% - 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate £235 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 - £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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
325 200 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.19% 41.07% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 139 149
Average daily rate £315 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £456 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (62.96%) DNS
4 14 (51.85%) DHCP
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) Citrix
6 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 12 (44.44%) XenApp
7 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
7 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
7 11 (40.74%) VB
8 10 (37.04%) VBScript
8 10 (37.04%) XenServer
9 9 (33.33%) XenDesktop
9 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (33.33%) HP
10 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) C#
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
10 8 (29.63%) Java
10 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (29.63%) jQuery
11 7 (25.93%) SCCM
11 7 (25.93%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) Node.js
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
4 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) DNS
2 14 (51.85%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) Skype
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MSI
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Messaging Support
4 2 (7.41%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) CAML
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
5 7 (25.93%) Unix
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
1 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) Software Distribution
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Conflict Management
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Server Building
7 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) VB
3 10 (37.04%) VBScript
4 8 (29.63%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) FQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) MCSA
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) XenApp
3 10 (37.04%) XenServer
4 9 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (18.52%) vSphere
7 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
8 2 (7.41%) Brightmail
8 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
8 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
9 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
1 7 (25.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Citrix
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) AppSense
5 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Compaq
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) IronPort
7 2 (7.41%) ThinPrint
8 1 (3.70%) Intel Security