The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 58 48 56
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.87% 2.66% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 7.33% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -10.25% +15.55%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 178 273 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 23.83% 36.35% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 159 144
Median daily rate £363 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Change Management
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (38.89%) Forcepoint
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) CCNP
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) MCSA
8 6 (33.33%) IIS
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
9 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Presales
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Forensic Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
6 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (33.33%) MCSA
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (5.56%) CEH
7 1 (5.56%) CISM
7 1 (5.56%) CISSP
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) GCIA
7 1 (5.56%) GCIH
7 1 (5.56%) GIAC
7 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (27.78%) ISA Server
3 5 (27.78%) UAG
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.56%) Docker
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Forcepoint
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec