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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 37 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 33 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.29% 0.11% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.47% 0.38% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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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
245 263 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.86% 28.81% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 155 91
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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

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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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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 May 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 May 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 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Hyper-V
3 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
4 22 (45.83%) SQL
5 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 20 (41.67%) VMware
7 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
9 17 (35.42%) SLA
9 17 (35.42%) VB
10 16 (33.33%) MS Office
11 15 (31.25%) ITIL
11 15 (31.25%) VBScript
11 15 (31.25%) Citrix
12 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (27.08%) .NET
14 12 (25.00%) DB2
14 12 (25.00%) LDAP
14 12 (25.00%) Migration
14 12 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
14 12 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
15 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
15 11 (22.92%) Finance
16 10 (20.83%) Security Management
16 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (20.83%) Data Protection
17 9 (18.75%) vSphere
17 9 (18.75%) Lync

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (18.75%) Lync
1 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) LDAP
2 9 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) DB2
1 12 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Consultant
3 11 (22.92%) Security Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Active Directory Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
9 3 (6.25%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
9 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Database Specialist
10 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 1 (2.08%) Windows Engineer
11 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
11 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) SOAP
2 9 (18.75%) XML
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (14.58%) PKI
4 6 (12.50%) User Experience
5 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 10 (20.83%) Security Management
3 10 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 9 (18.75%) Information Security
4 9 (18.75%) Project Management
4 9 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (10.42%) High Availability
6 5 (10.42%) Change Control
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.25%) QMS
8 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.25%) ITSM
8 3 (6.25%) Service Management
9 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) VB
3 15 (31.25%) VBScript
4 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) CISSP
4 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Hyper-V
2 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (18.75%) vSphere
5 7 (14.58%) XenApp
6 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.25%) UAG
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCOM
2 7 (14.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (14.58%) OVSD
3 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 6 (12.50%) XenMobile
3 6 (12.50%) AirWatch
4 4 (8.33%) OpenView
5 3 (6.25%) WSUS
6 1 (2.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) Citrix
4 9 (18.75%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 3 (6.25%) Lumension
6 3 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (6.25%) AppSense
6 3 (6.25%) Dell
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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