Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 17 November 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 > Southampton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 35 43
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 +26
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 39 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.23% 3.89% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.67% 14.60% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 22
Southampton median daily rate £313 £326 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.21% -4.04% +15.25%
10th Percentile £254 £288 £290
90th Percentile £525 £444 £393
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +15.33% +0.74% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate - - £20.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -57.93% +182.05% -51.25%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 180 137 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.97% 26.65% 41.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 96 195
Southampton median daily rate £363 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £254 £222 £263
90th Percentile £524 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £393 £365 £365
% change year-on-year +7.53% - +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.45% +8.57% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.00 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Southampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (56.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (46.15%) Python
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
5 10 (25.64%) Office 365
6 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
7 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (15.38%) PaaS
7 6 (15.38%) VMware
8 4 (10.26%) Windows
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco
9 3 (7.69%) Citrix
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
9 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
9 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
9 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
10 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
10 2 (5.13%) Ruby
10 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (5.13%) NetApp

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.64%) Office 365
3 6 (15.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (48.72%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Administrator
5 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Expert
7 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
1 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.56%) DevOps
3 1 (2.56%) High Availability
3 1 (2.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) Perl
2 2 (5.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Groovy
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenServer
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) ATG
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Veeam