Period
to 18 February 2019

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 6 months to 18 February 2019 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
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 64 79
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 36 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.99% 3.79% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 7.54% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 7
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -0.31% -
10th Percentile £363 £285 £365
90th Percentile £515 £660 £438
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £34.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +38.64% -9.21% +100.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 436 610 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 48.28% 50.25% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 478 436
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £323 £311 £262
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +11.89% -20.56%
10th Percentile £37.14 £27.10 £16.47
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £63.13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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
Oxford +24 23 £475 +18.75% 6
Kidlington 0 2 £463 +16.35% 1
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Thame - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (58.33%) Office 365
3 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 13 (36.11%) Linux
7 13 (36.11%) JSON
8 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (22.22%) SCCM
9 8 (22.22%) SCOM
9 8 (22.22%) IaaS
9 8 (22.22%) Docker
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (19.44%) Python
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) DevOps
11 6 (16.67%) AWS Certification
12 5 (13.89%) SaaS
12 5 (13.89%) Firewall
12 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
12 5 (13.89%) VPN
12 5 (13.89%) DNS
12 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (13.89%) Terraform
13 4 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (11.11%) Identity Access Management

PowerShell
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 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (58.33%) Office 365
3 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (22.22%) IaaS
6 5 (13.89%) SaaS
7 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
7 4 (11.11%) PaaS
8 3 (8.33%) Serverless
9 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (2.78%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
1 5 (13.89%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) DAB
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
3 2 (5.56%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) JSON
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (5.56%) Debian
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 4 (11.11%) Data Encryption
4 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 3 (8.33%) Email Filtering
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Microservices
6 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.56%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Python
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
1 8 (22.22%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) Terraform
3 4 (11.11%) Ansible
3 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.56%) Packer
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Aruba
2 1 (2.78%) Avaya
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.78%) Sophos
2 1 (2.78%) VMware