The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 52 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.79% 2.04% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 4.33% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 8
Median daily rate £425 £315 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -20.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £263 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 345 277 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.50% 47.11% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 216 238
Median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Oxfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Oxfordshire 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
Oxford -8 2 £360 +18.03% 2
Abingdon -4 1 £425 +107.31%
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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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) PKI
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) gulp
5 2 (18.18%) Grunt
5 2 (18.18%) Ansible
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) gulp
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Kibana
3 1 (9.09%) Packer
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) VMware