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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 31 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.62% 1.06% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.60% 2.44% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
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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
186 123 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 53.76% 43.31% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Average hourly rate £22.81 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.96% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £13.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £76.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
1 16 (94.12%) UNIX
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Python
2 14 (82.35%) Configuration Management
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Ruby
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (82.35%) Puppet
3 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 12 (70.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (70.59%) Mac OS X
3 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (58.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 8 (47.06%) Heroku
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) JSP
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) ISEB
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (47.06%) Heroku
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) IPsec
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
1 12 (70.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
1 16 (94.12%) UNIX
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Configuration Management
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Python
1 14 (82.35%) Ruby
2 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) IronPort
2 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.88%) Websense
2 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) Nokia
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
Southampton, Hampshire
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