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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 43 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% 0.92% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 4.29% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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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
141 70 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.29% 21.41% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 44 39
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Average hourly rate £21.63 £14.25 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.75% -44.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.38 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.61 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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 1 October 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) IronPort
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Websense
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle