The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 56 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.37% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 1.37% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £315 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
PowerShell
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 219 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 50.93% 34.01% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 145 65
Average daily rate £415 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Oxfordshire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Oxfordshire region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 21 (77.78%) .NET
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) C++
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
5 16 (59.26%) ADO.NET
6 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
6 14 (51.85%) Windows 8
7 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (48.15%) WinForms
8 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
9 11 (40.74%) Big Data
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
11 5 (18.52%) ATDD
11 5 (18.52%) HTTP
11 5 (18.52%) VMware
11 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (18.52%) OOP
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (14.81%) SQLite
12 4 (14.81%) WiX
12 4 (14.81%) Mobile Development
13 3 (11.11%) Mobile App

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Big Data
3 4 (14.81%) SQLite
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
3 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.81%) WiX
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) C# Developer
2 16 (59.26%) C++ Developer
2 16 (59.26%) C++/C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Programmer
3 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Programmer
3 8 (29.63%) C++ Programmer
3 8 (29.63%) Programmer
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ADO.NET
3 13 (48.15%) WinForms
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) TDD
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) ATDD
4 5 (18.52%) OOP
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Development
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Network Design
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Nintex
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat