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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 45 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 24 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.83% 2.53% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 7.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £258 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -6.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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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
219 257 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.80% 34.18% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 139 117
Average daily rate £388 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £19.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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

PowerShell
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
1 18 (72.00%) Migration
2 17 (68.00%) VBScript
3 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (32.00%) Remedy
7 7 (28.00%) SCCM
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) LDAP
8 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) vSphere
9 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) NetApp
9 5 (20.00%) EMC
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
10 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.00%) Selenium
10 4 (16.00%) WCF
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.00%) MSBuild
10 4 (16.00%) Software Distribution
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) IPsec
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
1 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (16.00%) MSBuild
1 4 (16.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Software Distribution
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) VBScript
2 5 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Remedy
3 5 (20.00%) NetApp
3 5 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) VMware