Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 53 69
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 +28
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 50 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.76% 3.41% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.67% 9.43% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 40
Median daily rate £398 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £354
90th Percentile £479 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £481 £460 £413
% change year-on-year +4.62% +11.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 £31.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.32% - -
South East median hourly rate £61.00 £72.50 £39.88
% change year-on-year -15.86% +81.78% +77.26%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 150 530 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 35.29% 36.13% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 265 408
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +9.03%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £313
90th Percentile £638 £545 £575
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -24.44% -18.18%
10th Percentile £37.80 £19.50 £33.87
90th Percentile £58.60 £51.38 £51.38
Median hourly rate £42.25 £46.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -9.14% +5.68% -2.22%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 15 £409 -3.82% 3
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) Ant
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) OpenWhisk
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Azure
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Functions
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Datadog
4 1 (6.25%) Dropbox
4 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 1 (6.25%) Serverless
4 1 (6.25%) ShareGate
4 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (18.75%) DB2
3 3 (18.75%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) PolyBase
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Hudson
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Specialist
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Integration Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) JMS
3 3 (18.75%) JSP
3 3 (18.75%) LDAP
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (18.75%) SailPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Servlets
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (6.25%) Electron Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) iPhone
1 3 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) BeanShell
4 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) VBScript
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) RACF
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Capita
5 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase