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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 53 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.08% 0.27% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 0.91% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£324 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
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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
218 220 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.31% 29.93% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 136 44
Average daily rate £356 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £213
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 9 3 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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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

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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 26 January 2015, 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 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 20 (41.67%) Migration
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (39.58%) ITIL
5 18 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (35.42%) Finance
7 14 (29.17%) VBScript
7 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 12 (25.00%) Remedy
8 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (22.92%) VMware
9 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (20.83%) Lync
10 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.83%) SCCM
10 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (18.75%) Citrix
11 9 (18.75%) Change Management
11 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (18.75%) .NET
12 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (20.83%) Lync
4 9 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (14.58%) IIS
6 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) 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
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) LDAP
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Selenium
1 6 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 6 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 6 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
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 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.42%) WCF
3 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
5 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Migration
2 19 (39.58%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Change Management
3 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.25%) QMS
8 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) VBScript
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) VB
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.50%) XenApp
5 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.17%) vSphere
9 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) XenMobile
3 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Remedy
3 11 (22.92%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) McAfee
5 4 (8.33%) IBM
6 3 (6.25%) AppSense
6 3 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Websense