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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 59 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 1.69% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 5.42% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate £390 £324 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.46% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £253 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £342 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
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
334 369 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.19% 31.19% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 180
Average daily rate £361 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +1 14 £394 +21.62% 3
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 15 (38.46%) .NET
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) HTML
7 11 (28.21%) Apache
7 11 (28.21%) CSS
7 11 (28.21%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) Unix
9 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 8 (20.51%) Workflow
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (20.51%) MS Office
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) VB
11 7 (17.95%) IIS
11 7 (17.95%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) SCCM
12 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.38%) Banking
12 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
12 6 (15.38%) PHP
12 6 (15.38%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 11 (28.21%) Apache
3 7 (17.95%) IIS
4 5 (12.82%) JBoss
4 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
4 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
5 4 (10.26%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Intranet
2 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (12.82%) LDAP
2 5 (12.82%) SMTP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) PC Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Web Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Lync Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Office 365 Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) CSS
2 11 (28.21%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) XML
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 5 (12.82%) jQuery
4 5 (12.82%) Laravel
4 5 (12.82%) Middleware
4 5 (12.82%) SOAP
4 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.69%) Classic ASP
6 2 (5.13%) AppFabric
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) iPad
2 4 (10.26%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Unix
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.82%) zOS
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Workflow
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Security Operations
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) Web Development
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.69%) Case Management
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) VB
4 6 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.13%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) CEH
2 2 (5.13%) CISM
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) GCIA
2 2 (5.13%) GCIH
2 2 (5.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) F5
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) FireEye
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore