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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 32 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.78% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.19% 1.46% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
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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
143 137 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.69% 38.70% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 50
Average daily rate £340 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.63 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 24 (52.17%) Linux
4 23 (50.00%) UNIX
5 20 (43.48%) Configuration Management
6 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 18 (39.13%) VMware
8 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
9 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
10 14 (30.43%) Ruby
10 14 (30.43%) HP
11 13 (28.26%) Python
12 12 (26.09%) HTML
12 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 12 (26.09%) vSphere
12 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
13 11 (23.91%) Puppet
13 11 (23.91%) .NET
13 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
13 11 (23.91%) Cisco
14 10 (21.74%) Mac OS X
14 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (21.74%) Shell Script
14 10 (21.74%) SQL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) DNS
1 7 (15.22%) SAN
1 7 (15.22%) FCoE
1 7 (15.22%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) Extranet
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.17%) MSI
5 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Test Specialist
2 7 (15.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Server Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
4 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (2.17%) Software Packager
5 1 (2.17%) Administrator
5 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Applications Packager
5 1 (2.17%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (19.57%) JSP
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.35%) jQuery
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) XHTML
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) Flash
6 1 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Statistics
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) Linux
3 23 (50.00%) UNIX
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (21.74%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Configuration Management
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Security Testing
3 9 (19.57%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) CMMI
7 2 (4.35%) Content Management
7 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.17%) Web Development
8 1 (2.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Ruby
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.22%) VBScript
6 4 (8.70%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) Go
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (19.57%) MCITP
4 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
4 9 (19.57%) ISEB
5 7 (15.22%) MCSE
5 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (15.22%) VCP4
5 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.09%) vSphere
4 9 (19.57%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) XenServer
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Puppet
2 10 (21.74%) SCCM
3 7 (15.22%) SCOM
3 7 (15.22%) vMotion
4 2 (4.35%) WMI
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) HP
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) Citrix
6 7 (15.22%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.35%) Nintex
7 2 (4.35%) Apple
7 2 (4.35%) Telerik
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Lumension