The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 52 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.78% 1.29% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 5.11% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £451 £388 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.38% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £358 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £418 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.96% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 137 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.30% 25.28% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 84 113
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £434 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.63% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerShell
Buckinghamshire

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
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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (63.16%) Migration
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Lync
4 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 6 (31.58%) VBScript
6 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
6 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
7 5 (26.32%) MS Office
7 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
7 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
8 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (21.05%) Symantec
8 4 (21.05%) CRM
8 4 (21.05%) MCP
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) IronPort
8 4 (21.05%) Problem Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (42.11%) Lync
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) ADSL
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Messaging Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Migration
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) VBScript
2 4 (21.05%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) UAG
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (15.79%) SCOrch
2 3 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Plesk
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) IronPort
3 4 (21.05%) RightFax
3 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Remedy
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos