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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 41 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.04% 0.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.13% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£334 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -
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
246 137 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.39% 30.58% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 79 69
Average daily rate £345 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -5 10 £334 - 1
Abingdon - 3 £398 - 1
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) IIS
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 7 (28.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (28.00%) Puppet
5 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (28.00%) REST
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (28.00%) WCF
5 7 (28.00%) WPF
5 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) VCP4
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) Lync

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (44.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (20.00%) Lync
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (36.00%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
6 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Support
6 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Web Support Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Web Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
1 7 (28.00%) REST
1 7 (28.00%) WCF
1 7 (28.00%) WPF
1 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
1 5 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
1 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) Icinga
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
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