Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 44 75
Rank change year-on-year -9 +31 -28
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 143 177 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.94% 4.65% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.25% 12.29% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 97 66
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.83%
10th Percentile £327 £333 £305
90th Percentile £534 £563 £470
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.75 £22.20 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.13% +34.52% -70.00%
10th Percentile £40.23 £18.03 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.28 £27.01 £18.25
South East median hourly rate £45.84 £25.50 £19.66
% change year-on-year +79.75% +29.70% -34.47%

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 1,546 1,440 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 42.64% 37.81% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 857 692
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.28% +7.53%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £263
90th Percentile £575 £547 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 64 79
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -4.60% +3.57%
10th Percentile £30.03 £19.49 £28.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +9.81% -2.30% +8.75%

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 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Hampshire

PowerShell
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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 July 2019. 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
Basingstoke -9 24 £475 +11.76% 7
Winchester +4 19 £388 -7.74% 3
Hook -3 18 £425 -8.11%
Southampton -12 18 £388 -25.48% 4
Farnborough +7 13 £425 -2.86% 2
Portsmouth -8 11 £388 -11.43% 5
Havant +11 9 £388 +3.33%
Eastleigh +4 6 £420 +5.00%
Fareham +2 2 £500 -
Fleet -3 1 £400 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 85 (59.44%) Windows
2 72 (50.35%) Active Directory
3 70 (48.95%) Microsoft
4 67 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 54 (37.76%) VMware
6 50 (34.97%) DNS
7 49 (34.27%) Windows Server
8 46 (32.17%) SCCM
9 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 37 (25.87%) Office 365
12 36 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 34 (23.78%) VMware ESXi
13 34 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (20.98%) SharePoint
14 30 (20.98%) DevOps
14 30 (20.98%) Windows 10
15 29 (20.28%) DHCP
16 27 (18.88%) Citrix
16 27 (18.88%) ITIL
16 27 (18.88%) Hyper-V
17 25 (17.48%) SQL
17 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Intune
18 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (16.78%) XenDesktop
19 23 (16.08%) Azure Active Directory
20 22 (15.38%) XenApp
20 22 (15.38%) DV Cleared
20 22 (15.38%) C#
21 20 (13.99%) IaaS

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 30 (20.98%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.49%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.99%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (5.59%) IIS
5 5 (3.50%) Apache
5 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.40%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (25.87%) Office 365
3 23 (16.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (13.99%) IaaS
5 19 (13.29%) PaaS
6 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (5.59%) Power Platform
8 6 (4.20%) PowerApps
8 6 (4.20%) Yammer
9 3 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.10%) ShareGate
10 2 (1.40%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.40%) Boomi
10 2 (1.40%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.40%) Serverless
11 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.70%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (34.97%) DNS
2 29 (20.28%) DHCP
3 18 (12.59%) NetScaler
4 17 (11.89%) Firewall
5 14 (9.79%) VLAN
6 13 (9.09%) SAN
7 12 (8.39%) Skype
8 6 (4.20%) VSAN
9 5 (3.50%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.50%) SMTP
10 4 (2.80%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.40%) Internet
12 2 (1.40%) SSL
13 1 (0.70%) HTTP
13 1 (0.70%) Intranet
13 1 (0.70%) IPsec
13 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.70%) MPLS
13 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.50%) Power BI
4 3 (2.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.40%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.80%) Chocolatey
5 3 (2.10%) JIRA
5 3 (2.10%) MSI
5 3 (2.10%) Selenium
5 3 (2.10%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.40%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.70%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.70%) PyCharm
7 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (3.50%) Billing
2 2 (1.40%) Electronics
2 2 (1.40%) Finance
2 2 (1.40%) Local Government
2 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.40%) Marketing
2 2 (1.40%) Publishing
2 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.70%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Law
3 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.38%) Developer
3 20 (13.99%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Architect
5 12 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (6.29%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Consultant
10 7 (4.90%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Build Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Citrix Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Administrator
12 5 (3.50%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Design Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) JSON
2 10 (6.99%) .NET
3 6 (4.20%) Web Services
4 5 (3.50%) CSS
4 5 (3.50%) SOAP
4 5 (3.50%) XML
5 4 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (2.80%) jQuery
6 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.40%) Ajax
7 2 (1.40%) LDAP
7 2 (1.40%) REST
7 2 (1.40%) RESTful
7 2 (1.40%) XSLT
8 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.70%) Kafka
8 1 (0.70%) React
8 1 (0.70%) Retrofit
8 1 (0.70%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) Clustering
2 16 (11.19%) PKI
3 14 (9.79%) Fat Client
3 14 (9.79%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.20%) Replication
5 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.10%) Acoustics
6 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.70%) CMDB
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (59.44%) Windows
2 49 (34.27%) Windows Server
3 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (20.98%) Windows 10
5 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.20%) Linux
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.80%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.40%) Unix
9 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.70%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (20.98%) DevOps
3 27 (18.88%) ITIL
4 17 (11.89%) Migration
5 14 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 9 (6.29%) High Availability
8 9 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.59%) Change Management
9 8 (5.59%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.90%) Application Packaging
10 7 (4.90%) Workflow
11 6 (4.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.20%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.20%) Server Building
11 6 (4.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 5 (3.50%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.48%) SQL
2 22 (15.38%) C#
3 7 (4.90%) VBScript
4 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.50%) Python
6 4 (2.80%) Java
7 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.10%) C
7 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.90%) CCA
4 7 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.20%) MCP
5 6 (4.20%) MCSE
6 3 (2.10%) IISP
6 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.40%) VCP5
7 2 (1.40%) VCP6
8 1 (0.70%) Degree
8 1 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) GDPR
2 3 (2.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (2.10%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 72 (50.35%) Active Directory
2 34 (23.78%) VMware ESXi
2 34 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.88%) Hyper-V
4 24 (16.78%) XenDesktop
5 22 (15.38%) XenApp
6 18 (12.59%) vSphere
7 17 (11.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (7.69%) DFS Replication
9 9 (6.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 8 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (2.10%) Docker
11 3 (2.10%) vCloud
11 3 (2.10%) VMware NSX
11 3 (2.10%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.70%) Postfix
12 1 (0.70%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (32.17%) SCCM
2 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (10.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (6.99%) SCOM
4 10 (6.99%) vCenter Server
5 7 (4.90%) WSUS
6 6 (4.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (3.50%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (3.50%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.80%) Grafana
8 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.80%) vMotion
8 4 (2.80%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
9 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (2.10%) SCOrch
9 3 (2.10%) vRealize
9 3 (2.10%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (48.95%) Microsoft
2 54 (37.76%) VMware
3 27 (18.88%) Citrix
4 14 (9.79%) HP
5 9 (6.29%) McAfee
6 8 (5.59%) Dell
6 8 (5.59%) Ivanti
7 6 (4.20%) Apple
7 6 (4.20%) Oracle
8 5 (3.50%) Cisco
8 5 (3.50%) Lumension
9 4 (2.80%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.10%) Google
10 3 (2.10%) NetApp
10 3 (2.10%) Symantec
11 2 (1.40%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.40%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.40%) Panasonic
11 2 (1.40%) Samsung
11 2 (1.40%) SAP