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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.78% 2.50% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 9.21% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

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 50 76 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 19.61% 27.14% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 36
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.66% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management

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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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle