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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 64 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 30 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.91% 1.06% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.54% 3.29% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 24
Median daily rate £500 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £416 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

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 398 304 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.57% 32.37% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 151 231
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.93% +38.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 +6 26 £494 - 1
High Wycombe 0 1 - -
Marlow - 1 £775 - 2
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
3 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
4 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
6 18 (36.73%) ITIL
6 18 (36.73%) VMware
7 16 (32.65%) Change Management
7 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (30.61%) Linux
8 15 (30.61%) SQL
8 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
9 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
10 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
10 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
10 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (26.53%) Office 365
11 11 (22.45%) DevOps
11 11 (22.45%) Skype for Business
12 10 (20.41%) IIS
13 9 (18.37%) .NET
13 9 (18.37%) MCSE
13 9 (18.37%) MCP
13 9 (18.37%) Unix
13 9 (18.37%) Citrix
13 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (18.37%) Service Management

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 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
1 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.45%) Skype for Business
3 10 (20.41%) IIS
4 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
2 7 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.04%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 6 (12.24%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.04%) NuoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
2 4 (8.16%) Selenium
2 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.08%) GitLab
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Messaging Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Release Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Web Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Messaging Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) SOAP
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) Laravel
4 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 2 (4.08%) YAML
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.61%) Linux
5 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (18.37%) Unix
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) AIX
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Solaris
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Change Management
3 11 (22.45%) DevOps
4 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Service Management
4 9 (18.37%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 8 (16.33%) ITIL V3
6 7 (14.29%) ITSM
6 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) API Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) VBScript
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 9 (18.37%) MCP
5 9 (18.37%) MCSE
6 7 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (12.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
7 6 (12.24%) CCNP
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.24%) MCSA
7 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.04%) Degree
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.33%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (10.20%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (10.20%) ISA Server
5 5 (10.20%) UAG
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.08%) vSphere
7 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Ansible
2 3 (6.12%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) OpenView
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) OVSD
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) Salt
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Citrix
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
3 8 (16.33%) HP
4 7 (14.29%) F5
4 7 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 6 (12.24%) Forcepoint
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.12%) Remedy
7 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
7 2 (4.08%) NetApp
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) IBM