The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 67 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.77% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.93% 2.24% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£324 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +16.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
PowerShell
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 313 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.82% 30.30% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 184 85
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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
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 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +12 16 £324 -0.38% 2
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
3 23 (42.59%) ITIL
3 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (37.04%) Migration
6 19 (35.19%) Windows 7
7 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 17 (31.48%) Finance
9 14 (25.93%) VMware
9 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
9 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 14 (25.93%) VBScript
10 13 (24.07%) Change Management
10 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (24.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (22.22%) Citrix
11 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (22.22%) Remedy
12 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (20.37%) SCCM
12 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (20.37%) Lync
13 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
13 10 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (16.67%) .NET
14 9 (16.67%) IIS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (25.93%) SharePoint
1 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (20.37%) Lync
5 10 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (16.67%) IIS
7 5 (9.26%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) IPsec
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Selenium
1 6 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 6 (11.11%) MSBuild
1 6 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.26%) WCF
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) jQuery
4 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (35.19%) Windows 7
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) ITIL
2 20 (37.04%) Migration
3 13 (24.07%) Change Management
4 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Software Distribution
6 7 (12.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.26%) BDD
9 4 (7.41%) TDD
9 4 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.41%) QMS
9 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) VBScript
2 6 (11.11%) VB
2 6 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) MCSA
6 2 (3.70%) CCNP
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 8 (14.81%) XenApp
5 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.70%) vSphere
7 2 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) XenMobile
3 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) Remedy
3 12 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) Dell
4 4 (7.41%) McAfee
4 4 (7.41%) AppSense
4 4 (7.41%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Websense
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp