The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 60 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.92% 2.04% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 7.26% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Average daily rate £426 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £228 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
362 234 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.17% 28.06% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 145 180
Average daily rate £330 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.00 £27.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Buckinghamshire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 16 £451 +16.38% 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (51.61%) ITIL
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) Lync
6 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
7 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
7 12 (38.71%) Migration
8 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
8 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
8 11 (35.48%) Change Management
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) CRM
9 10 (32.26%) MCP
10 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 9 (29.03%) MCSE
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
10 9 (29.03%) VMware
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (25.81%) ITIL V3
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (25.81%) Citrix
11 8 (25.81%) UNIX
11 8 (25.81%) SQL
11 8 (25.81%) Service Management
11 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
12 7 (22.58%) McAfee
12 7 (22.58%) Sophos

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) Lync
2 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
3 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) ADSL
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) RavenDB
1 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) NUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) MSTest
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Officer
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Migration
3 11 (35.48%) Change Management
4 10 (32.26%) CRM
5 8 (25.81%) ITIL V3
5 8 (25.81%) Service Management
5 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Change Control
7 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
9 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.23%) MVC
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.23%) TDD
9 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.23%) BDD
9 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
9 1 (3.23%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) VBScript
3 5 (16.13%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) MCP
3 9 (29.03%) MCSE
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) UAG
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
2 6 (19.35%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (12.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (9.68%) SCOrch
4 3 (9.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM
6 1 (3.23%) WMI
6 1 (3.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) McAfee
4 7 (22.58%) Sophos
4 7 (22.58%) Lumension
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) RightFax
6 4 (12.90%) MobileIron
6 4 (12.90%) IronPort
6 4 (12.90%) Symantec
7 3 (9.68%) Remedy
7 3 (9.68%) NetIQ
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) F5