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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 66 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 28 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 2.01% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.68% 7.41% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +128.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £295 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -20.00%
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
419 324 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.63% 27.18% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 199 204
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.01 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.05% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.58 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £20.85 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 19 £450 +12.50% 3
High Wycombe - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
3 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
4 31 (41.33%) Hyper-V
5 26 (34.67%) VMware
6 25 (33.33%) SQL
7 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (28.00%) .NET
8 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
8 21 (28.00%) Migration
9 20 (26.67%) Clustering
10 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
10 19 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (24.00%) Finance
11 18 (24.00%) ITIL
11 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 18 (24.00%) MS Office
12 16 (21.33%) VBScript
12 16 (21.33%) VB
12 16 (21.33%) HTML
12 16 (21.33%) SharePoint
12 16 (21.33%) XML
12 16 (21.33%) SLA
12 16 (21.33%) DNS
13 15 (20.00%) Citrix
13 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (20.00%) vSphere
14 14 (18.67%) High Availability
14 14 (18.67%) Technical Analysis

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (21.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.67%) Apache
2 14 (18.67%) Tomcat
3 11 (14.67%) IIS
4 9 (12.00%) JBoss
4 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (12.00%) Lync
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (24.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Office 365
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) DNS
2 14 (18.67%) LDAP
3 9 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (8.00%) SAN
4 6 (8.00%) DHCP
5 5 (6.67%) VPN
5 5 (6.67%) SSL
5 5 (6.67%) LAN
5 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 5 (6.67%) SMTP
5 5 (6.67%) Firewall
5 5 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 5 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.67%) DB2
2 14 (18.67%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.33%) MySQL
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Consultant
2 18 (24.00%) Analyst
3 14 (18.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 13 (17.33%) Security Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.67%) Developer
8 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
9 4 (5.33%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Support Specialist
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Citrix Consultant
11 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
11 2 (2.67%) Security Consultant
11 2 (2.67%) Applications Specialist
11 2 (2.67%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) XML
2 16 (21.33%) HTML
3 11 (14.67%) SOAP
4 9 (12.00%) Middleware
4 9 (12.00%) J2EE
5 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.67%) CSS
6 4 (5.33%) X-Windows
6 4 (5.33%) Web Services
7 1 (1.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Clustering
2 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (13.33%) PKI
5 5 (6.67%) User Experience
6 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) UNIX
3 12 (16.00%) Linux
4 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Migration
2 18 (24.00%) ITIL
3 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (18.67%) High Availability
3 14 (18.67%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (16.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (16.00%) Security Management
5 11 (14.67%) Information Security
5 11 (14.67%) Project Management
6 9 (12.00%) CRM
6 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (6.67%) Change Control
8 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (21.33%) VBScript
2 16 (21.33%) VB
3 14 (18.67%) Perl
4 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.00%) C#
6 5 (6.67%) Python
6 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.67%) CISSP
4 9 (12.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
2 31 (41.33%) Hyper-V
3 19 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (20.00%) vSphere
5 12 (16.00%) XenApp
6 11 (14.67%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.67%) UAG
7 5 (6.67%) HDFS
8 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) SCOM
2 9 (12.00%) OVSD
2 9 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (9.33%) SCCM
4 6 (8.00%) OpenView
5 5 (6.67%) Nagios
5 5 (6.67%) Zenoss
5 5 (6.67%) XenMobile
5 5 (6.67%) AirWatch
5 5 (6.67%) WSUS
6 2 (2.67%) Control-M
7 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.67%) VMware
3 15 (20.00%) Citrix
4 10 (13.33%) HP
5 9 (12.00%) F5
6 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.67%) Oracle
7 5 (6.67%) Splunk
7 5 (6.67%) AppSense
8 4 (5.33%) NetApp
9 3 (4.00%) Lumension
9 3 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (2.67%) Remedy
11 1 (1.33%) BMC
11 1 (1.33%) Cisco