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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 20 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 17 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.20% 4.45% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.94% 10.56% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 2
Median daily rate £313 £340 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £382 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
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
71 142 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.08% 42.14% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 109 90
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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

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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 27 July 2016, 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
3 15 (55.56%) DevOps
4 14 (51.85%) Puppet
4 14 (51.85%) Ruby
4 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 14 (51.85%) Python
5 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
6 11 (40.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (40.74%) Vagrant
6 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
6 11 (40.74%) Unix
6 11 (40.74%) Mac OS X
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
8 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (22.22%) SCOM
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) VMware
11 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) C
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing

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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 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
1 11 (40.74%) Vagrant
2 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Mac OS X
3 11 (40.74%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) VMS
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
8 2 (7.41%) Use Case
9 1 (3.70%) Information Security
9 1 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
2 14 (51.85%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) Ruby
3 5 (18.52%) C
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) CCSA
2 1 (3.70%) CCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.81%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Serena
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.70%) IronPort
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Nokia