The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 44 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.23% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
154 145 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.69% 29.77% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 78 103
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
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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 2 £285 +3.63%
Banbury - 1 - -
Abingdon - - - -
Witney - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) InfoPath
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Site Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Intranet
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Site Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco