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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 27 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.93% 7.28% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.94% 17.22% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 7
Average daily rate £390 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £361 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
PowerShell
Hampshire

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
85 180 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.36% 42.25% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 130 101
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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
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 28 April 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (55.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) Puppet
4 10 (50.00%) Ruby
4 10 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (45.00%) Unix
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (40.00%) Mac OS X
6 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Serena
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) XenServer
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) IIS
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) IPsec
1 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (55.00%) DevOps
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
1 10 (50.00%) Ruby
2 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CCSE
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) XenServer
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Serena
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.00%) IronPort
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
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