The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 24 April 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 / Portsmouth
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.25% 2.00% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 4.88% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -3.84% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +12.00% +51.51%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 51 41 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 31.88% 41.00% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 26
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +14.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £15.25 £38.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Portsmouth

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MSI
2 3 (60.00%) AdminStudio
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) AdminStudio
1 3 (60.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Packager
2 1 (20.00%) MSI Packager
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft