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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 58 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 24 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.04% 1.43% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 3.97% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £155 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -43.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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
321 378 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.34% 36.00% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 200 150
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £205
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 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.35 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +3 23 £400 +158.06% 1
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Marlow - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (62.50%) Windows
1 20 (62.50%) Migration
2 19 (59.38%) VBScript
3 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Remedy
7 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) SCCM
9 7 (21.88%) C#
9 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 6 (18.75%) LDAP
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.75%) Selenium
10 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
10 6 (18.75%) vSphere
10 6 (18.75%) MSBuild
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (15.63%) Software Distribution
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (15.63%) BDD
11 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
11 5 (15.63%) WCF
11 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) NetApp

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
1 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
1 6 (18.75%) MSBuild
1 6 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (15.63%) WCF
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) PKI
1 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Software Distribution
4 5 (15.63%) BDD
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) OOD
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Document Management
7 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) VBScript
2 7 (21.88%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) vSphere
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Remedy
3 5 (15.63%) NetApp
3 5 (15.63%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix