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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 52 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 81 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.69% 0.95% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.54% 2.65% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 5
Average daily rate
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£347 £358 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.93%
PowerShell
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
849 603 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.64% 35.64% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 337 301
Average daily rate £350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.50 £29.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Hook +7 42 £347 -12.58%
Basingstoke +10 10 - - 1
Southampton -3 3 £338 -3.57% 6
Havant -2 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 123 (83.11%) Security Cleared
2 98 (66.22%) Windows
3 87 (58.78%) Microsoft
4 80 (54.05%) Active Directory
5 72 (48.65%) VBScript
6 68 (45.95%) DV Cleared
7 58 (39.19%) VMware
8 55 (37.16%) SC Cleared
9 49 (33.11%) ITIL
9 49 (33.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (31.76%) MCITP
11 46 (31.08%) HTML
12 45 (30.41%) XML
13 44 (29.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 43 (29.05%) HP
15 37 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (22.97%) Oracle
16 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (22.30%) MCSA
18 32 (21.62%) Firewall
19 31 (20.95%) High Availability
20 30 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (20.27%) Linux
21 28 (18.92%) UNIX
22 26 (17.57%) Integration Testing
23 24 (16.22%) MS Excel
24 23 (15.54%) IIS
24 23 (15.54%) SQL
24 23 (15.54%) SAN
24 23 (15.54%) Test Scripting

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (15.54%) IIS
2 17 (11.49%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.43%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.76%) Lync
5 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.35%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.68%) Apache
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) Heroku
3 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.62%) Firewall
2 23 (15.54%) SAN
3 21 (14.19%) X.400
3 21 (14.19%) X.500
4 17 (11.49%) SMTP
5 16 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.11%) FTP
7 10 (6.76%) HTTP
8 9 (6.08%) Internet
9 8 (5.41%) DNS
10 7 (4.73%) SSL
11 6 (4.05%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.38%) LDAP
12 5 (3.38%) NAS
13 4 (2.70%) VLAN
13 4 (2.70%) WAN
13 4 (2.70%) LAN
14 3 (2.03%) IPsec
14 3 (2.03%) VPN
14 3 (2.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) EDRMS
2 3 (2.03%) EDMS
2 3 (2.03%) MySQL
2 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) MSI
2 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.70%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.35%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.16%) Military
2 3 (2.03%) Finance
3 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (17.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 20 (13.51%) Consultant
3 19 (12.84%) Integration Engineer
4 17 (11.49%) Build Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Developer
6 8 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (4.73%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (4.73%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.05%) Test Specialist
9 4 (2.70%) Architect
10 3 (2.03%) Project Leader
10 3 (2.03%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Design Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Analyst
10 3 (2.03%) Messaging Consultant
10 3 (2.03%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Test Project Leader
10 3 (2.03%) Citrix Consultant
11 2 (1.35%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.08%) HTML
2 45 (30.41%) XML
3 17 (11.49%) .NET
4 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET
4 14 (9.46%) JSP
5 4 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.03%) Web Services
6 3 (2.03%) Ajax
7 2 (1.35%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.35%) WCF
7 2 (1.35%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.35%) SOAP
8 1 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.14%) PKI
3 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.38%) Replication
5 5 (3.38%) Open Source
6 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 98 (66.22%) Windows
2 37 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (20.27%) Linux
5 28 (18.92%) UNIX
6 15 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.43%) Windows Vista
8 9 (6.08%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.11%) ITIL
2 31 (20.95%) High Availability
3 26 (17.57%) Integration Testing
4 23 (15.54%) Test Scripting
5 18 (12.16%) Boundary Protection
6 16 (10.81%) Security Testing
7 10 (6.76%) Release Management
7 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.76%) Validation
8 9 (6.08%) Project Management
8 9 (6.08%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.41%) Coaching
10 6 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (4.05%) Migration
11 5 (3.38%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.70%) Workflow
12 4 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.65%) VBScript
2 23 (15.54%) SQL
3 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.46%) VB
5 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.05%) Ruby
7 5 (3.38%) C#
8 4 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (1.35%) C
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (83.11%) Security Cleared
2 68 (45.95%) DV Cleared
3 55 (37.16%) SC Cleared
4 49 (33.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (31.76%) MCITP
6 33 (22.30%) MCSA
7 19 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (11.49%) ISTQB
9 14 (9.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (5.41%) Degree
11 6 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (3.38%) ISEB
13 4 (2.70%) MCSE
14 3 (2.03%) CCNA
14 3 (2.03%) RHCE
14 3 (2.03%) RHCA
14 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (2.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.51%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (11.49%) vSphere
5 10 (6.76%) XenApp
6 6 (4.05%) XenServer
7 5 (3.38%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.70%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.68%) Samba
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.68%) Firmware
10 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (29.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (5.41%) SCCM
3 6 (4.05%) Puppet
4 5 (3.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.03%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.03%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.03%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.03%) SCOM
5 3 (2.03%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.03%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.35%) WSUS
6 2 (1.35%) MIIS
Vendors
1 87 (58.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (39.19%) VMware
3 43 (29.05%) HP
4 34 (22.97%) Oracle
5 19 (12.84%) Lumension
5 19 (12.84%) Cisco
6 18 (12.16%) Clearswift
7 16 (10.81%) McAfee
8 10 (6.76%) NetApp
8 10 (6.76%) Citrix
9 5 (3.38%) SAP
9 5 (3.38%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.70%) Borland
10 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.03%) Websense
11 3 (2.03%) Nokia
11 3 (2.03%) CA
11 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.03%) Avaya
11 3 (2.03%) Juniper
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