The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 61 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.50% 3.50% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 8.12% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% +3.26%
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
387 308 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 60.56% 43.14% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 250 112
Median daily rate £415 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 13 £400 -1.53% 1
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
5 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (61.54%) DNS
7 13 (50.00%) Office 365
8 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
9 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (42.31%) SCCM
9 11 (42.31%) VMware
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (34.62%) MCSE
10 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (30.77%) SCOM
11 8 (30.77%) BYOD
11 8 (30.77%) LDAP
11 8 (30.77%) Citrix
11 8 (30.77%) Mac OS X
11 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
11 8 (30.77%) DHCP
11 8 (30.77%) Kerberos
12 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (26.92%) NetApp
12 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
12 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
12 7 (26.92%) PKI

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Office 365
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
2 8 (30.77%) Kerberos
2 8 (30.77%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
1 2 (7.69%) NuGet
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Designer
1 5 (19.23%) Solutions Designer
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) BYOD
2 7 (26.92%) PKI
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (30.77%) Mac OS X
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Email Filtering
1 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
1 7 (26.92%) Service Design
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) C++/CLI
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) MCSE
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCITP
2 5 (19.23%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 7 (26.92%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Perforce
6 1 (3.85%) Siebel