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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 58 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.12% 1.41% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.89% 4.67% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£395 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.53%
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
327 150 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.37% 30.24% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 96 64
Average daily rate £404 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £13.78 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.12% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £22.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 3 £425 +49.12%
Banbury -5 1 £450 -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) VMware
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (48.84%) SQL
6 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (37.21%) IIS
8 15 (34.88%) ITIL
9 14 (32.56%) .NET
9 14 (32.56%) C#
9 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
11 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
12 9 (20.93%) Icinga
12 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
12 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (20.93%) TDD
12 9 (20.93%) Perl
12 9 (20.93%) Nagios
13 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
13 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
13 8 (18.60%) Web Services
14 7 (16.28%) Migration
14 7 (16.28%) SCCM
15 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
15 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
15 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (37.21%) IIS
2 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.63%) Lync
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) SSDT
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
1 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (11.63%) WinDbg
1 5 (11.63%) MSBuild
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (11.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Systems Engineer
1 13 (30.23%) Support Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (23.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Systems Support
3 8 (18.60%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Applications Support
3 8 (18.60%) Systems Support Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Server Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Web Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) HTML5
3 5 (11.63%) CSS3
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.30%) REST
4 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.30%) WCF
4 4 (9.30%) WPF
4 4 (9.30%) Silverlight
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 4 (9.30%) RESTful
4 4 (9.30%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Social Media
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.30%) UML
8 4 (9.30%) OOP
8 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.30%) Open Source
9 3 (6.98%) OO
10 2 (4.65%) Web Development
11 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) Perl
4 5 (11.63%) C++
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) Python
4 5 (11.63%) C++/CLI
5 4 (9.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Nagios
1 9 (20.93%) Icinga
2 7 (16.28%) SCCM
3 4 (9.30%) Cacti
3 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) VMware
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Dell
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Perforce
4 4 (9.30%) CommVault
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) HP