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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 53 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.79% 1.22% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 3.73% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +3.63%
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 £24.25 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -26.15%
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
342 161 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 47.70% 32.86% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 97 79
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £228 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.75 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £29.50 £117.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 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 30 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 -11 6 £438 +53.50%
Banbury -4 1 £450 -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) VMware
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (47.83%) SQL
8 16 (34.78%) IIS
9 15 (32.61%) ITIL
9 15 (32.61%) .NET
9 15 (32.61%) C#
9 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
12 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
12 10 (21.74%) Perl
12 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
13 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
13 9 (19.57%) Nagios
13 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
13 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (19.57%) TDD
13 9 (19.57%) Icinga
14 8 (17.39%) Lync
14 8 (17.39%) SCCM
14 8 (17.39%) Web Services
15 7 (15.22%) Network Security
15 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (34.78%) IIS
2 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.39%) Lync
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
6 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365
4 3 (6.52%) Yammer
5 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Network Security
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 6 (13.04%) SSDT
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
1 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.04%) WinDbg
1 6 (13.04%) MSBuild
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
1 13 (28.26%) Systems Engineer
1 13 (28.26%) Support Analyst
1 13 (28.26%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Support Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Support
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Server Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Web Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) HTML5
3 5 (10.87%) CSS3
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
4 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.70%) REST
4 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.70%) WCF
4 4 (8.70%) WPF
4 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
4 4 (8.70%) RESTful
4 4 (8.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XHTML
5 1 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Social Media
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
1 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (19.57%) TDD
3 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.70%) Open Source
6 4 (8.70%) UML
6 4 (8.70%) OOP
7 3 (6.52%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) C#
3 10 (21.74%) Perl
4 6 (13.04%) C++
4 6 (13.04%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) C++/CLI
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Nagios
1 9 (19.57%) Icinga
2 8 (17.39%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) Cacti
3 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) VMware
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Perforce
4 5 (10.87%) Dell
5 4 (8.70%) CommVault
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) HP
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