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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 28 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.62% 1.18% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.75% 3.16% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
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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
80 95 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 33.61% 37.40% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 31
Average daily rate £350 £360 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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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 24 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) VBScript
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (42.86%) OpenStack
7 6 (42.86%) Open Source
7 6 (42.86%) SAN
7 6 (42.86%) NetApp
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) VB
8 5 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
8 5 (35.71%) SCCM
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (21.43%) RHCE
10 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (21.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Release Management
1 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
1 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
1 3 (21.43%) Coaching
2 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) VBScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) RHCE
3 3 (21.43%) RHCA
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Borland
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft