The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 52 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 1.54% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.92% 4.40% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £398 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £387 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £760 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.82% +28.88%

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
260 341 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.79% 34.94% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 199 195
Median daily rate £350 £365 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +55.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £14.30 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 13 £350 -11.94% 1
Marlow - 3 £300 - 2
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) Change Management
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
7 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
8 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
8 10 (37.04%) Skype for Business
8 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco
8 10 (37.04%) DHCP
8 10 (37.04%) DNS
8 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
8 10 (37.04%) LAN
8 10 (37.04%) WAN
8 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) Firewall
10 7 (25.93%) Forcepoint
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) VB

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
1 10 (37.04%) Skype for Business
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DHCP
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) LAN
1 10 (37.04%) WAN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (14.81%) Skype
3 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
5 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Communications Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (14.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) API Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) VB
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (22.22%) MCSA
5 4 (14.81%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (3.70%) CEH
7 1 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) CISSP
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) GCIA
7 1 (3.70%) GCIH
7 1 (3.70%) GIAC
7 1 (3.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (18.52%) ISA Server
4 5 (18.52%) UAG
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.70%) Docker
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) WSUS
2 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (11.11%) Puppet
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM
5 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Nessus
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Forcepoint
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) Symantec
6 4 (14.81%) MobileIron
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (11.11%) F5
7 3 (11.11%) Remedy
7 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
8 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
9 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.70%) Red Hat