The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.23% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -9.84%
PowerShell
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
197 50 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.29% 22.94% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 26 60
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £14.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 - £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Stress Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Volume Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) OpenView
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Stress Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Volume Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CA