The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 26 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.04% 1.76% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 4.26% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -7.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.66% 41.41% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 25
Average daily rate £350 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) VBScript
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (33.33%) NetApp
7 6 (33.33%) Open Source
8 5 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (27.78%) VB
8 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 5 (27.78%) SCCM
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) EDRMS
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
1 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) Release Management
2 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) VBScript
3 5 (27.78%) VB
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) RHCE
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) RHCSA
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) RHCA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Borland
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) SAP