The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 48 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 25 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.77% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.92% 2.30% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
229 217 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.42% 29.85% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 117 55
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +101.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Milton Keynes region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Milton Keynes region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Migration
3 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (37.50%) VBScript
6 17 (35.42%) Finance
7 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 16 (33.33%) ITIL
8 14 (29.17%) Remedy
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
9 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
10 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (20.83%) Lync
12 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
12 10 (20.83%) .NET
12 10 (20.83%) SCCM
12 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (18.75%) Change Management
13 9 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (16.67%) Software Distribution
15 7 (14.58%) IIS
15 7 (14.58%) VB
15 7 (14.58%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (20.83%) Lync
3 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (14.58%) IIS
6 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) DHCP
2 3 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (4.17%) IPsec
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Selenium
1 6 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 6 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.42%) WCF
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Migration
2 16 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Change Management
4 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.42%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.33%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (6.25%) QMS
9 3 (6.25%) SOA
9 3 (6.25%) OO
10 2 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) VBScript
2 7 (14.58%) VB
2 7 (14.58%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.08%) UAG
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Remedy
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) McAfee
5 3 (6.25%) AppSense
5 3 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Websense