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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 39 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 35 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.04% 1.23% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.73% 4.25% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -26.15%
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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
255 259 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.45% 29.04% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 157 121
Average daily rate £350 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.45 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -27.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 27 (54.00%) Windows
1 27 (54.00%) Hyper-V
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 23 (46.00%) SQL
5 20 (40.00%) VMware
6 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
6 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (34.00%) Migration
9 16 (32.00%) VBScript
9 16 (32.00%) MS Office
10 15 (30.00%) VB
10 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
11 14 (28.00%) ITIL
11 14 (28.00%) SLA
12 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
12 13 (26.00%) .NET
12 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (24.00%) DB2 UDB
13 12 (24.00%) vSphere
13 12 (24.00%) Technical Analysis
13 12 (24.00%) DB2
13 12 (24.00%) Citrix
13 12 (24.00%) LDAP
14 11 (22.00%) Finance
15 10 (20.00%) Data Protection
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (20.00%) Security Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.00%) Lync
3 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (12.00%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (32.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) LDAP
2 7 (14.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) DB2
2 12 (24.00%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) MySQL
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Consultant
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Security Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Active Directory Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Database Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) DBA
9 1 (2.00%) Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) SOAP
2 9 (18.00%) XML
2 9 (18.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
1 9 (18.00%) Clustering
1 9 (18.00%) PKI
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX
6 3 (6.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Migration
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 12 (24.00%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 10 (20.00%) Security Management
5 9 (18.00%) CRM
5 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 9 (18.00%) Information Security
6 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.00%) High Availability
6 5 (10.00%) Change Control
6 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITSM
8 3 (6.00%) Service Management
9 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) VBScript
3 15 (30.00%) VB
4 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) CISSP
4 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Hyper-V
2 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (24.00%) vSphere
5 7 (14.00%) XenApp
6 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.00%) UAG
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCOM
2 7 (14.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (14.00%) OVSD
3 5 (10.00%) WSUS
3 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 5 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 5 (10.00%) AirWatch
4 4 (8.00%) OpenView
5 2 (4.00%) Control-M
6 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) Lumension
5 3 (6.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco