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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 36 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.06% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 1.31% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £295 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -3.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.17% -6.66%
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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
145 153 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.28% 40.69% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 110 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.18 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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

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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 September 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 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (36.36%) HP
6 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (33.33%) vSphere
7 10 (30.30%) SCCM
7 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
8 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
8 9 (27.27%) Citrix
8 9 (27.27%) XenApp
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (24.24%) Ruby
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) .NET
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.21%) JSP
10 7 (21.21%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
1 7 (21.21%) FCoE
1 7 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) Extranet
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) MSI
4 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Test Specialist
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Server Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Software Packager
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.03%) Database Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) JSP
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (3.03%) YAML
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) Flash
5 1 (3.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Statistics
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) CMMI
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
7 1 (3.03%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Ruby
3 7 (21.21%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) VBScript
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) Go
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (21.21%) VCP4
4 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (21.21%) MCITP
4 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
4 7 (21.21%) MCSE
4 7 (21.21%) ISEB
5 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) vSphere
3 9 (27.27%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) vMotion
3 2 (6.06%) WMI
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) HP
4 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco
6 7 (21.21%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) Lumension
7 1 (3.03%) Nintex
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) Telerik
7 1 (3.03%) Apple