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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 50 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 0.85% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 2.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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
213 189 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.98% 40.30% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 122 73
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.63 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 22 September 2014. 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 - 1 £220 -
Abingdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Java

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Site Server
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Trainer
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
1 3 (25.00%) WPF
1 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft