The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 61 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 64 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.86% 2.97% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.13% 7.73% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 15
Average daily rate
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£328 £349 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.17% -6.66%
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South 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 Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
787 802 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.20% 38.35% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 428 426
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Hampshire region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +6 10 £413 -
Southampton +11 8 £313 +5.93%
Winchester -13 8 £330 -5.71%
Hook -8 7 £255 -29.65%
Havant - 6 £331 -
Gosport +1 3 £375 -16.66%
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £306 - 1
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 103 (66.88%) Windows
2 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
3 78 (50.65%) Active Directory
4 66 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 61 (39.61%) VMware
6 50 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (32.47%) VBScript
7 47 (30.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (29.87%) SC Cleared
9 45 (29.22%) HTML
10 44 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (27.27%) HP
12 38 (24.68%) Linux
13 37 (24.03%) vSphere
14 36 (23.38%) MCITP
15 34 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (20.13%) UNIX
16 31 (20.13%) MS Excel
16 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (18.83%) JavaScript
18 27 (17.53%) SQL
18 27 (17.53%) ITIL
18 27 (17.53%) Configuration Management
19 26 (16.88%) .NET
19 26 (16.88%) SCCM
20 23 (14.94%) ASP.NET
20 23 (14.94%) Cisco
21 21 (13.64%) Citrix
22 20 (12.99%) XML
22 20 (12.99%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 20 (12.99%) IIS
2 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.79%) Lync
4 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS Office
3 4 (2.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.55%) Heroku
4 5 (3.25%) Office 365
5 3 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) DNS
1 16 (10.39%) Firewall
1 16 (10.39%) NetScaler
2 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.84%) SAN
3 9 (5.84%) DHCP
4 7 (4.55%) FCoE
4 7 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.55%) Internet
5 6 (3.90%) SNMP
5 6 (3.90%) Intranet
5 6 (3.90%) IPv4
5 6 (3.90%) IPv6
6 4 (2.60%) SMTP
6 4 (2.60%) X.400
6 4 (2.60%) X.500
7 2 (1.30%) Extranet
7 2 (1.30%) VLAN
7 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.25%) MySQL
4 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.30%) EDMS
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.25%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (3.25%) MSI
6 3 (1.95%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.30%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.30%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.65%) NuGet
8 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 4 (2.60%) Military
2 3 (1.95%) Retail
3 2 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (10.39%) Developer
3 15 (9.74%) Wintel Engineer
4 14 (9.09%) Consultant
5 12 (7.79%) Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) Administrator
6 10 (6.49%) Test Specialist
7 9 (5.84%) Build Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (3.90%) Monitoring Specialist
10 5 (3.25%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Deployment Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) SharePoint Administrator
11 4 (2.60%) Security Administrator
11 4 (2.60%) Architect
11 4 (2.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.22%) HTML
2 26 (16.88%) .NET
3 23 (14.94%) ASP.NET
4 20 (12.99%) XML
5 19 (12.34%) JSP
6 8 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (4.55%) CSS
7 7 (4.55%) HTML5
8 6 (3.90%) CSS3
8 6 (3.90%) Web Services
9 5 (3.25%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.95%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.95%) jQuery
11 2 (1.30%) WinForms
11 2 (1.30%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.30%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.30%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.30%) WPF
11 2 (1.30%) XSD
12 1 (0.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.55%) Clustering
3 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.95%) Statistics
6 2 (1.30%) EPoS
6 2 (1.30%) User Experience
6 2 (1.30%) Social Network
6 2 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) iSeries
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 103 (66.88%) Windows
2 47 (30.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (24.68%) Linux
4 34 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (20.13%) UNIX
5 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (12.34%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.49%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.49%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.25%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.60%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.53%) ITIL
1 27 (17.53%) Configuration Management
2 17 (11.04%) Security Testing
2 17 (11.04%) High Availability
3 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.74%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (9.09%) Project Management
5 12 (7.79%) Migration
6 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (6.49%) DevOps
7 10 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.49%) Change Management
8 9 (5.84%) Test Scripting
9 7 (4.55%) Validation
9 7 (4.55%) Web Development
10 6 (3.90%) CRM
10 6 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.90%) Release Management
10 6 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.90%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.47%) VBScript
2 29 (18.83%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.53%) SQL
4 14 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 13 (8.44%) Ruby
6 12 (7.79%) Python
6 12 (7.79%) VB
7 11 (7.14%) Perl
8 7 (4.55%) C#
8 7 (4.55%) Go
9 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.25%) XAML
11 3 (1.95%) Java
11 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.30%) VBA
12 2 (1.30%) REXX
12 2 (1.30%) Tcl
12 2 (1.30%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 50 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (29.87%) SC Cleared
4 36 (23.38%) MCITP
5 19 (12.34%) ISTQB
6 18 (11.69%) MCSA
6 18 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (11.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 14 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 13 (8.44%) ISEB
8 13 (8.44%) MCSE
9 10 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (5.84%) VCP4
11 8 (5.19%) Degree
12 3 (1.95%) MCP
13 2 (1.30%) MCDBA
13 2 (1.30%) MCTS
13 2 (1.30%) CCNA
14 1 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (50.65%) Active Directory
2 44 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (24.03%) vSphere
4 20 (12.99%) XenApp
5 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
6 11 (7.14%) XenServer
7 8 (5.19%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.95%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.65%) vCloud
11 1 (0.65%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 26 (16.88%) SCCM
2 14 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (9.09%) Puppet
3 12 (7.79%) SCOM
4 9 (5.84%) vMotion
5 6 (3.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.60%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.60%) SCSM
7 4 (2.60%) WMI
7 4 (2.60%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.95%) WSUS
9 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.30%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.30%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.30%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.30%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 61 (39.61%) VMware
3 42 (27.27%) HP
4 23 (14.94%) Cisco
5 21 (13.64%) Citrix
6 9 (5.84%) Lumension
7 8 (5.19%) Oracle
7 8 (5.19%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.55%) McAfee
8 7 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.90%) ComArch
9 6 (3.90%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.60%) SAP
11 3 (1.95%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.30%) Remedy
12 2 (1.30%) Sybase
12 2 (1.30%) CA
12 2 (1.30%) CommVault
12 2 (1.30%) Brocade
12 2 (1.30%) ArcSight
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