The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 43 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.53% 0.59% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 2.20% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £305 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% -14.28%
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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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
154 91 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.74% 26.92% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 47 48
Average daily rate £350 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 20
Average hourly rate £29.13 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.42% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.25 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) MSI
5 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
5 1 (16.67%) Websense

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR