Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 174 153 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.76% 4.41% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.58% 13.80% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 106 125
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £380 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +10.47% +0.07%
10th Percentile £315 £253 £300
90th Percentile £543 £497 £483
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.05 £23.14 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.67% -57.93% +175.00%
10th Percentile £39.48 £17.19 £52.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £24.42 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £22.82 £45.00
% change year-on-year +85.21% -49.29% +125.00%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,502 1,109 1,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 41.12% 31.93% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 649 787
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +1.37%
10th Percentile £308 £250 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 60 77
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £21.75 £21.87 £24.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.15 £58.97
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Hampshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Hampshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Hampshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +5 31 £420 +11.26% 5
Southampton -17 27 £450 +44.00% 1
Basingstoke +9 22 £338 -21.78% 5
Hook +5 19 £463 +2.78% 1
Portsmouth -14 15 £300 -20.00% 2
Havant - 13 £375 - 2
Farnborough -3 10 £475 - 5
Andover -6 4 £408 -14.21%
Fareham 0 2 - -
Fleet - 2 £363 - 2
Eastleigh +4 1 - - 1
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 98 (56.32%) Windows
2 84 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 75 (43.10%) Active Directory
4 56 (32.18%) Windows Server
5 55 (31.61%) SCCM
6 51 (29.31%) VMware
7 48 (27.59%) SharePoint
8 47 (27.01%) Security Cleared
9 46 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 46 (26.44%) DNS
10 39 (22.41%) Firewall
10 39 (22.41%) Office 365
11 38 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
13 34 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (18.39%) Hyper-V
15 31 (17.82%) Migration
16 29 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
17 27 (15.52%) High Availability
18 26 (14.94%) jQuery
18 26 (14.94%) Citrix
19 25 (14.37%) C#
19 25 (14.37%) SQL Server
20 24 (13.79%) ITIL
21 23 (13.22%) Visual Studio
21 23 (13.22%) HTML
21 23 (13.22%) XenDesktop
22 22 (12.64%) DevOps
22 22 (12.64%) Agile Software Development

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 48 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.92%) IIS
2 19 (10.92%) Skype for Business
3 18 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (5.17%) Apache
5 8 (4.60%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.87%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.30%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.72%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.72%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.15%) GemFire
9 2 (1.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.57%) Confluence
10 1 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (22.41%) Office 365
3 17 (9.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (5.17%) Yammer
6 7 (4.02%) Azure Functions
6 7 (4.02%) SaaS
6 7 (4.02%) Serverless
7 6 (3.45%) PaaS
8 4 (2.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (1.72%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (1.72%) IaaS
10 2 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.15%) GitHub
10 2 (1.15%) npm
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.44%) DNS
2 39 (22.41%) Firewall
3 22 (12.64%) DHCP
4 19 (10.92%) SAN
5 17 (9.77%) NetScaler
6 16 (9.20%) Skype
7 11 (6.32%) VLAN
8 9 (5.17%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (4.60%) Internet
10 7 (4.02%) SNMP
11 5 (2.87%) BIG-IP
11 5 (2.87%) Kerberos
11 5 (2.87%) SSL
11 5 (2.87%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.30%) SMTP
13 3 (1.72%) HTTP
13 3 (1.72%) Network Security
13 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
14 2 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) Big Data
3 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.30%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.72%) MySQL
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.15%) DB2
6 2 (1.15%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (13.22%) Visual Studio
2 20 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.62%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (6.32%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.60%) MSI
7 5 (2.87%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.87%) InstallShield
7 5 (2.87%) Selenium
8 4 (2.30%) JMeter
9 3 (1.72%) JIRA
9 3 (1.72%) MSTest
9 3 (1.72%) NUnit
9 3 (1.72%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.15%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.15%) Bower
10 2 (1.15%) Gradle
10 2 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.15%) Spinnaker
General
1 7 (4.02%) Finance
2 4 (2.30%) Publishing
2 4 (2.30%) Retail
3 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (18.39%) Developer
3 23 (13.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (10.92%) Windows Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.32%) Integration Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.75%) Architect
9 8 (4.60%) Administrator
9 8 (4.60%) Consultant
10 7 (4.02%) Analyst
10 7 (4.02%) SharePoint Administrator
11 6 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Windows Specialist
12 5 (2.87%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (2.87%) Designer
12 5 (2.87%) IT Engineer
12 5 (2.87%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (2.87%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.94%) jQuery
2 23 (13.22%) HTML
3 14 (8.05%) .NET
4 12 (6.90%) JSON
5 9 (5.17%) XML
6 8 (4.60%) CSS
7 6 (3.45%) REST
7 6 (3.45%) Web Services
8 5 (2.87%) SAML
8 5 (2.87%) Software Packaging
9 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.30%) Ajax
9 4 (2.30%) HTML5
9 4 (2.30%) LDAP
9 4 (2.30%) XSLT
10 3 (1.72%) Kafka
10 3 (1.72%) React
11 2 (1.15%) .NET Core
11 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.15%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Clustering
2 12 (6.90%) PKI
3 11 (6.32%) Fat Client
3 11 (6.32%) Thin Client
4 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.30%) User Experience
8 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.15%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) CMDB
10 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (56.32%) Windows
2 56 (32.18%) Windows Server
3 34 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.07%) Windows 10
5 19 (10.92%) Linux
5 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.32%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.30%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.15%) AIX
9 2 (1.15%) Unix
10 1 (0.57%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (17.82%) Migration
3 27 (15.52%) High Availability
4 24 (13.79%) ITIL
5 22 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.64%) DevOps
6 17 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.20%) Server Building
8 12 (6.90%) Application Packaging
8 12 (6.90%) Storage Management
9 11 (6.32%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (5.75%) Business Transformation
10 10 (5.75%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (5.75%) Validation
10 10 (5.75%) Workflow
11 9 (5.17%) Analytics
12 7 (4.02%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (4.02%) Open Source
12 7 (4.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.37%) C#
2 16 (9.20%) SQL
3 15 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.32%) Python
6 6 (3.45%) C
6 6 (3.45%) VBScript
7 5 (2.87%) Java
7 5 (2.87%) VB
8 4 (2.30%) Groovy
9 3 (1.72%) Ruby
10 2 (1.15%) Perl
11 1 (0.57%) Korn
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (27.01%) Security Cleared
2 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.90%) CCA
3 12 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (5.75%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.45%) Degree
6 6 (3.45%) MCSE
7 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.15%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.57%) CCNA
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.57%) MCP
9 1 (0.57%) MCSA
9 1 (0.57%) MCTS
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.57%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (18.39%) Hyper-V
4 29 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (13.22%) XenDesktop
6 18 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (8.62%) XenServer
8 14 (8.05%) XenApp
9 12 (6.90%) DFS Replication
10 10 (5.75%) Docker
11 9 (5.17%) vSphere
12 8 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (2.30%) Dovecot
13 4 (2.30%) Postfix
14 3 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (1.15%) Xen
16 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 55 (31.61%) SCCM
2 22 (12.64%) SCOM
3 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (7.47%) SCVMM
5 10 (5.75%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (5.17%) Puppet
7 8 (4.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (4.60%) Kubernetes
7 8 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (4.60%) PowerCLI
7 8 (4.60%) Terraform
8 7 (4.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (3.45%) vCenter Server
10 5 (2.87%) Ansible
11 4 (2.30%) HAProxy
11 4 (2.30%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.72%) SCSM
12 3 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 51 (29.31%) VMware
3 26 (14.94%) Citrix
4 15 (8.62%) Dell
5 13 (7.47%) HP
6 12 (6.90%) Juniper
7 11 (6.32%) Remedy
7 11 (6.32%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.17%) Cisco
9 7 (4.02%) F5
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle
9 7 (4.02%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
10 6 (3.45%) EMC
10 6 (3.45%) Ivanti
10 6 (3.45%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.87%) Trend Micro
11 5 (2.87%) Veritas
12 4 (2.30%) Lumension
12 4 (2.30%) McAfee