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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 46 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 41 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.31% 1.45% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 5.08% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 6
Average daily rate
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£391 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
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
374 374 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.23% 28.48% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 226 183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 +10 33 £385 -3.75% 4
High Wycombe +4 1 £450 -
Aylesbury - 1 £200 -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (59.38%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
3 29 (45.31%) Hyper-V
4 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 27 (42.19%) VMware
6 25 (39.06%) SQL
7 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
7 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
8 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 18 (28.13%) ITIL
9 18 (28.13%) MS Office
9 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (26.56%) Citrix
10 17 (26.56%) VB
10 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
10 17 (26.56%) Migration
11 16 (25.00%) .NET
11 16 (25.00%) VBScript
11 16 (25.00%) SLA
12 15 (23.44%) Finance
12 15 (23.44%) Clustering
13 14 (21.88%) DB2 UDB
13 14 (21.88%) DNS
13 14 (21.88%) LDAP
13 14 (21.88%) DB2
13 14 (21.88%) vSphere
13 14 (21.88%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (18.75%) Security Management
14 12 (18.75%) Data Protection

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (17.19%) IIS
1 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.06%) Lync
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 18 (28.13%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Office 365
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) LDAP
1 14 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (9.38%) SAN
3 5 (7.81%) SSL
3 5 (7.81%) LAN
3 5 (7.81%) WAN
3 5 (7.81%) SMTP
3 5 (7.81%) DHCP
3 5 (7.81%) VPN
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.81%) NetScaler
4 4 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.88%) DB2
2 14 (21.88%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Security Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Active Directory Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) Citrix Specialist
8 4 (6.25%) Support Specialist
8 4 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Migration Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Citrix Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) Security Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) Database Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 12 (18.75%) XML
2 12 (18.75%) HTML
3 11 (17.19%) SOAP
4 4 (6.25%) Web Services
4 4 (6.25%) Middleware
4 4 (6.25%) X-Windows
4 4 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Clustering
2 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
4 9 (14.06%) PKI
5 5 (7.81%) User Experience
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (59.38%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.94%) Linux
5 7 (10.94%) UNIX
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) Migration
3 14 (21.88%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (18.75%) Security Management
4 12 (18.75%) Data Protection
5 11 (17.19%) Project Management
5 11 (17.19%) Information Security
6 9 (14.06%) CRM
6 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (14.06%) High Availability
7 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.81%) Change Control
8 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.81%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) VB
3 16 (25.00%) VBScript
4 9 (14.06%) Perl
5 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.81%) Python
6 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) CISSP
4 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
2 29 (45.31%) Hyper-V
3 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (21.88%) vSphere
5 12 (18.75%) XenApp
6 11 (17.19%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.81%) UAG
7 5 (7.81%) HDFS
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCOM
2 9 (14.06%) OVSD
2 9 (14.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (10.94%) SCCM
4 6 (9.38%) OpenView
5 5 (7.81%) Nagios
5 5 (7.81%) Zenoss
5 5 (7.81%) XenMobile
5 5 (7.81%) AirWatch
5 5 (7.81%) WSUS
6 2 (3.13%) Control-M
7 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) VMware
3 17 (26.56%) Citrix
4 10 (15.63%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) AppSense
5 5 (7.81%) Splunk
6 4 (6.25%) F5
7 3 (4.69%) Lumension
7 3 (4.69%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (4.69%) Remedy
7 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) BMC
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco
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