The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.96% 1.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £419 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 43.14% 32.77% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 10
Average daily rate £375 £318 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% +129.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCAD
3 1 (25.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) SAP