Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 +30
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 102 161 170
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.36% 4.33% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.08% 10.07% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 107 97
Median daily rate £493 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £280 £346 £325
90th Percentile £551 £543 £563
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £61.00 £45.75 £22.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +106.13% +34.52%
10th Percentile £60.50 £40.23 £18.03
90th Percentile £61.50 £52.28 £27.01
South East median hourly rate £61.00 £50.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year +22.00% +80.18% +41.15%

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 508 1,599 1,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.65% 43.02% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 989 848
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £306
90th Percentile £578 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 84 62
Median hourly rate £39.77 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.46% +21.95% -4.65%
10th Percentile £24.15 £28.26 £19.41
90th Percentile £56.13 £60.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -1.16%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Hampshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Hampshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Hampshire over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Hampshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Hampshire.

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 12 July 2020. 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
Havant +13 28 £483 +24.52%
Hook +11 13 £460 +8.18%
Farnborough +16 11 £510 +20.00% 2
Winchester -7 8 £503 +27.05% 1
Portsmouth +34 7 £280 -34.12% 3
Southampton +5 7 £550 +29.41% 2
Basingstoke +15 4 £375 -21.05% 8
Fareham +17 2 £456 -8.75%
Aldershot +5 1 - - 2
Gosport - 1 - -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 67 (65.69%) Windows
2 53 (51.96%) VMware
3 50 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 43 (42.16%) Active Directory
6 37 (36.27%) Migration
6 37 (36.27%) Firewall
7 36 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 35 (34.31%) Office 365
9 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
10 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2016
11 28 (27.45%) DNS
11 28 (27.45%) Azure
12 27 (26.47%) DHCP
13 24 (23.53%) High Availability
14 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (19.61%) Skype
15 20 (19.61%) vSphere
16 19 (18.63%) .NET
16 19 (18.63%) PKI
17 18 (17.65%) SQL
17 18 (17.65%) Linux
17 18 (17.65%) DevOps
18 17 (16.67%) Windows 10
18 17 (16.67%) Skype for Business
18 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
19 16 (15.69%) Terraform
19 16 (15.69%) Ansible
19 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management

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 17 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (34.31%) Office 365
2 28 (27.45%) Azure
3 12 (11.76%) GitHub
4 11 (10.78%) G Suite
5 7 (6.86%) AWS
6 4 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.94%) IaaS
7 3 (2.94%) Yammer
8 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.27%) Firewall
2 28 (27.45%) DNS
3 27 (26.47%) DHCP
4 20 (19.61%) Skype
5 16 (15.69%) SNMP
6 12 (11.76%) PBX
7 11 (10.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
7 11 (10.78%) VLAN
8 9 (8.82%) SMTP
8 9 (8.82%) WAN
9 7 (6.86%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.94%) VSAN
11 2 (1.96%) BGP
11 2 (1.96%) SAN
12 1 (0.98%) Cisco Firepower
12 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (10.78%) GitLab
2 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.78%) JIRA
3 8 (7.84%) MSI
4 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
1 4 (3.92%) Public Sector
2 2 (1.96%) Electronics
2 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.96%) Marketing
2 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Architect
2 11 (10.78%) Administrator
2 11 (10.78%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Office 365 Architect
5 7 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) Consultant
6 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Messaging Administrator
7 4 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Messaging Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 10 (9.80%) LDAP
3 8 (7.84%) REST
4 7 (6.86%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (6.86%) gRPC
4 7 (6.86%) RESTful
4 7 (6.86%) Swagger
5 4 (3.92%) OAuth
5 4 (3.92%) OpenID
5 4 (3.92%) SailPoint
5 4 (3.92%) SAML
6 3 (2.94%) HTML
6 3 (2.94%) jQuery
6 3 (2.94%) XML
7 2 (1.96%) JSON
7 2 (1.96%) Middleware
8 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.98%) Servlets
8 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) PKI
2 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.75%) Clustering
3 13 (12.75%) Data Centre
4 9 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (65.69%) Windows
2 48 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2016
4 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (17.65%) Linux
6 17 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (11.76%) CentOS
8 12 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
11 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (3.92%) Unix
13 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) Migration
2 24 (23.53%) High Availability
3 18 (17.65%) DevOps
4 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 15 (14.71%) Capacity Management
5 15 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (13.73%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (13.73%) Validation
7 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.78%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (10.78%) Microservices
10 5 (4.90%) ITIL
11 4 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (3.92%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (3.92%) Functional Testing
11 4 (3.92%) Patch Management
11 4 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) C#
2 12 (11.76%) Python
3 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.86%) Go
5 5 (4.90%) C++
6 4 (3.92%) Java
6 4 (3.92%) VBScript
7 3 (2.94%) Scala
8 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 50 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (42.16%) Active Directory
3 20 (19.61%) vSphere
4 13 (12.75%) Hyper-V
5 12 (11.76%) Docker
6 8 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.94%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.96%) vCloud
10 1 (0.98%) NDS
10 1 (0.98%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (15.69%) Ansible
1 16 (15.69%) Terraform
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 12 (11.76%) SCCM
4 11 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (10.78%) Packer
4 11 (10.78%) Puppet
5 7 (6.86%) Grafana
5 7 (6.86%) Prometheus
5 7 (6.86%) ZABBIX
6 6 (5.88%) vCenter Server
6 6 (5.88%) vRealize
7 4 (3.92%) PowerCLI
7 4 (3.92%) SCOM
7 4 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.94%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.96%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 53 (51.96%) VMware
2 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.76%) McAfee
3 12 (11.76%) Sonus
4 11 (10.78%) Atlassian
4 11 (10.78%) IronPort
4 11 (10.78%) Proofpoint
5 7 (6.86%) Dell
5 7 (6.86%) EMC
5 7 (6.86%) Lumension
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle
5 7 (6.86%) Splunk
6 5 (4.90%) Citrix
7 4 (3.92%) Centrify
7 4 (3.92%) CyberArk
7 4 (3.92%) ForgeRock
7 4 (3.92%) NetIQ
7 4 (3.92%) Okta
8 3 (2.94%) Databricks
8 3 (2.94%) MobileIron