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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 60 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.31% 1.99% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 6.32% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £451 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +28.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +0.81%
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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
252 253 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.93% 31.39% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 155 65
Average daily rate £338 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.85% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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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 27 March 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Security Cleared
3 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 19 (51.35%) ITIL
4 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (37.84%) Migration
6 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
7 12 (32.43%) VMware
8 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
8 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (27.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (27.03%) Lync
9 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (27.03%) VBScript
9 10 (27.03%) Citrix
9 10 (27.03%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (24.32%) Change Management
10 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (18.92%) Remedy
12 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
13 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 6 (16.22%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
1 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (27.03%) Lync
2 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (27.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (16.22%) IIS
5 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Migration
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
3 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.81%) Software Distribution
5 4 (10.81%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) QMS
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) VBScript
2 6 (16.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.81%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (8.11%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) XenMobile
3 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
3 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Remedy
5 4 (10.81%) McAfee
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) AppSense
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) Websense