Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 40 90
Rank change year-on-year -18 +50 -19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 29 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.35% 5.05% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.53% 12.72% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 60 23
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £345 £337 £300
90th Percentile £483 £513 £451
South East median daily rate £464 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.12% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £26.65 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.58% -
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £45.05 £30.32
% change year-on-year +77.59% +48.57% -26.94%

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 385 621 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.20% 39.68% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 385 386
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +4.28% +11.10%
10th Percentile £288 £250 £297
90th Percentile £538 £556 £528
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% -21.95% +36.67%
10th Percentile £16.00 £17.46 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.63 £48.75 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 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 -21 18 £400 - 7
High Wycombe - 3 - - 2
Marlow - 2 - -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) SCCM
6 7 (24.14%) Change Management
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (24.14%) Office 365
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (20.69%) Azure
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) IIS
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) Clustering
8 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.24%) Server Building
8 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
8 5 (17.24%) Patch Management
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.24%) Task Automation

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 (17.24%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 6 (20.69%) Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Power Platform
4 2 (6.90%) Akamai
4 2 (6.90%) AWS
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) GCP
5 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) SNMP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Power BI
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.34%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Specialist
2 3 (10.34%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Change Management
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.24%) Patch Management
2 5 (17.24%) Server Building
2 5 (17.24%) Task Automation
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Security Management
4 3 (10.34%) Server Management
5 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (6.90%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Lua
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) LotusScript
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.34%) CCA
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCTS
4 3 (10.34%) VCAP
4 3 (10.34%) VCP4
4 3 (10.34%) VCP5
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (10.34%) vCloud
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Docker
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
3 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) IFS
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) ForeScout
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) Meraki
6 2 (6.90%) Mercator
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Sony
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec