Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 85 78
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 45 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.66% 1.30% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 2.54% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £273 £363 £299
90th Percentile £660 £438 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -27.14% +84.21% -58.58%

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 615 630 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.08% 51.01% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 442 446
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £265
90th Percentile £600 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 19
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -18.89% +114.29%
10th Percentile £25.75 £17.28 £15.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £77.50 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -1 25 £400 - 5
Kidlington +1 10 £398 -6.47%
Abingdon - 4 £367 -
Witney - 2 - -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Office 365
3 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
4 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (42.22%) DHCP
5 19 (42.22%) DNS
5 19 (42.22%) LDAP
5 19 (42.22%) SCCM
5 19 (42.22%) SCOM
6 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (40.00%) VMware
7 17 (37.78%) Kerberos
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
9 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
10 13 (28.89%) Windows 10
11 12 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (24.44%) Migration
12 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (22.22%) Puppet
13 10 (22.22%) Ansible
13 10 (22.22%) Docker
13 10 (22.22%) DevOps
13 10 (22.22%) Terraform
14 9 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation

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 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 4 (8.89%) Jetty
4 4 (8.89%) nginx
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 31 (68.89%) Office 365
2 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (6.67%) IaaS
6 3 (6.67%) PaaS
6 3 (6.67%) SaaS
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) DHCP
1 19 (42.22%) DNS
2 17 (37.78%) Kerberos
3 6 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security
4 4 (8.89%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Intranet
6 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.00%) git-flow
2 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.89%) GitLab
2 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
2 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
2 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell Engineer
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM Engineer
1 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (17.78%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) LDAP
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) Handlebars
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.22%) React
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Replication
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.89%) Grid Computing
5 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.89%) Windows 10
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 5 (11.11%) CentOS
6 5 (11.11%) Debian
6 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Migration
3 10 (22.22%) DevOps
4 9 (20.00%) BDD
5 8 (17.78%) Kanban
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Service Design
6 7 (15.56%) Task Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.33%) Application Packaging
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 5 (11.11%) Python
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) SCCM
1 19 (42.22%) SCOM
2 10 (22.22%) Ansible
2 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 10 (22.22%) Terraform
3 9 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.11%) Kibana
4 5 (11.11%) logstash
5 4 (8.89%) Packer
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Google
3 9 (20.00%) McAfee
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.22%) HP