The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
Hampshire > Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 31 24
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.74% 2.65% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.79% 15.38% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Basingstoke median daily rate £447 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.04% -21.87%  
10th Percentile £348 £306 £336
90th Percentile £516 £319 £434
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £355 £400
% change year-on-year +12.67% -11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - £22.50
Hampshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +144.44%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 86 52 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 21.45% 17.22% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 87
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.73% -11.66%  
10th Percentile £269 £206 £225
90th Percentile £538 £450 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year +9.89% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Basingstoke median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +36.36%  
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +13.92%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Basingstoke

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 10 (76.92%) Python
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
2 9 (69.23%) Release Management
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Ansible
5 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (30.77%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (23.08%) VSAN
6 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (23.08%) WSUS
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VSAN
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) Extranet
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Architect
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Release Management
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
5 2 (15.38%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
2 3 (23.08%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Altiris
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) Lumension
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec