The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 26 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.86% 3.15% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 9.41% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £338 £381 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £418 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £29.77
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.02%

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
65 85 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.02% 33.46% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +51.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Varonis
7 2 (22.22%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (22.22%) XenServer
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Expert
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (22.22%) XenServer
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Varonis
4 2 (22.22%) Wyse
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) HP