Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 87 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +12
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 24 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.11% 1.38% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 4.26% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 31
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £415 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +1.97% +1.75%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £263
90th Percentile £451 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 - £19.00
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £43.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -46.80% +128.95% -59.36%

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 922 563 831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.94% 32.36% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 281 406
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £291 £263 £232
90th Percentile £525 £500 £505
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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 +3 40 £348 -15.76% 3
Aylesbury - 2 - -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Office 365
3 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (36.00%) Skype for Business
5 17 (34.00%) ITIL
5 17 (34.00%) Change Management
6 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
7 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (24.00%) VMware
10 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
11 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
12 9 (18.00%) Linux
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 8 (16.00%) Finance
14 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (14.00%) Banking
14 7 (14.00%) Java
14 7 (14.00%) .NET
14 7 (14.00%) Unix
14 7 (14.00%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (14.00%) CyberArk
14 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 18 (36.00%) Skype for Business
2 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.00%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Office 365
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.00%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Skype
2 3 (6.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) LDAP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.00%) OLAP
2 1 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
1 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) MSI
2 2 (4.00%) WiX
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Analyst
1 8 (16.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Communications Specialist
3 4 (8.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (6.00%) CyberArk Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Developer
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (6.00%) Tester
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) MSI Packager
5 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (4.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) Laravel
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) YAML
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.00%) Unix
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
9 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Change Management
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.00%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.00%) Presales
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (6.00%) ITSM
6 3 (6.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (6.00%) SDLC
6 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) VB
4 3 (6.00%) C#
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) VBScript
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.00%) MCP
6 4 (8.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 3 (6.00%) GCIA
7 3 (6.00%) GSEC
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (6.00%) vSphere
5 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.00%) vCloud
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 3 (6.00%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.00%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) OpenView
5 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.00%) OVSD
5 1 (2.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.00%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) CyberArk
4 5 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Symantec
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
6 3 (6.00%) F5
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.00%) AppSense
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco
7 2 (4.00%) Computacenter
7 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Lotus
8 1 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) SunGard