The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Portsmouth region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.24 £28.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +19.78%
Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.17% 56.25% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 23
Average daily rate £315 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.03% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £28.49 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% -18.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PowerShell
Hampshire

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) LogLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) LogLogic