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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% 6.25% 5.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 18.92% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 19
Median daily rate £400 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.86% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 57 74 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 28.36% 33.04% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 110
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 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 27 June 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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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 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix