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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.00% 2.94% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 7.06% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £185 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% -53.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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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
72 85 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.00% 41.67% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 62
Average daily rate £335 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) VBScript
6 6 (33.33%) SCCM
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) VB
7 5 (27.78%) MySQL
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) HTTP
8 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.11%) StarTeam
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Bazaar
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.56%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) XSL
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) VBScript
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCTS
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) RHCE
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
4 2 (11.11%) RHCSA
4 2 (11.11%) RHCA
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) VCP4
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Borland
5 2 (11.11%) Sybase
6 1 (5.56%) CommVault