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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 66 57 77
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 19 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 1.92% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 6.01% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £356 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.93% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 299 333 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.34% 31.93% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 192 202
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Buckinghamshire

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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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -5 14 £350 -12.50% 2
High Wycombe - 3 - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 12 (44.44%) Change Management
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (37.04%) DHCP
8 10 (37.04%) DNS
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco
8 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
8 10 (37.04%) LAN
8 10 (37.04%) WAN
8 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
8 10 (37.04%) Skype for Business
8 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) VB
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) Forcepoint
10 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013

PowerShell
Top Related 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 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
1 10 (37.04%) Skype for Business
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DHCP
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) LAN
1 10 (37.04%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (14.81%) Skype
3 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
5 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
1 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) GitLab
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Web Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Communications Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (14.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) API Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) VB
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (22.22%) MCSA
5 4 (14.81%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (3.70%) CEH
7 1 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) CISSP
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) GCIA
7 1 (3.70%) GCIH
7 1 (3.70%) GIAC
7 1 (3.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (18.52%) ISA Server
4 5 (18.52%) UAG
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.70%) Docker
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) WSUS
2 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Nessus
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Forcepoint
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Symantec
5 4 (14.81%) MobileIron
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) F5
6 3 (11.11%) Remedy
6 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat