Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 89 75
Rank change year-on-year +38 -14 -15
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 52 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.13% 0.93% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.97% 1.80% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 5 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £365 £245 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.98% -24.62% -
10th Percentile £265 £243 £263
90th Percentile £419 £468 £475
South East median daily rate £401 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.80% -9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £30.00
% change year-on-year +52.59% -34.47% +15.38%

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 580 610 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 46.10% 51.65% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 442 401
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £270 £313 £269
90th Percentile £591 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £39.00 £23.38 £14.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +6.67%

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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 25 June 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 June 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 +19 33 £343 +39.80% 4
Kidlington - 5 £388 - 1
Abingdon +1 3 £170 -60.00% 2
Bicester - 1 £350 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 45 (86.54%) Active Directory
2 43 (82.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (78.85%) Microsoft
3 41 (78.85%) Office 365
4 34 (65.38%) Windows
5 28 (53.85%) Migration
6 25 (48.08%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (46.15%) Runbook
8 22 (42.31%) Windows Server
9 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (38.46%) SCCM
10 19 (36.54%) Windows 10
10 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (34.62%) Remote Desktop
11 18 (34.62%) Web Services
11 18 (34.62%) DHCP
11 18 (34.62%) DNS
11 18 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
13 16 (30.77%) Apple
13 16 (30.77%) Data Protection
13 16 (30.77%) Mac OS
13 16 (30.77%) Apple iOS
13 16 (30.77%) OneDrive
13 16 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
14 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (28.85%) GDPR
14 15 (28.85%) Application Packaging
15 13 (25.00%) Problem Management

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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 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.92%) Jetty
7 1 (1.92%) nginx
7 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (78.85%) Office 365
3 25 (48.08%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (30.77%) OneDrive
5 9 (17.31%) Yammer
6 4 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (5.77%) PaaS
8 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (3.85%) IaaS
8 2 (3.85%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.92%) SaaS
9 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) DHCP
1 18 (34.62%) DNS
1 18 (34.62%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (7.69%) Skype
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) git-flow
General
1 8 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Office 365 Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Active Directory Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) SCCM Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Server Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) SharePoint Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Systems Support
7 7 (13.46%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (11.54%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
9 5 (9.62%) Consultant
9 5 (9.62%) Office 365 Consultant
10 4 (7.69%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 19 (36.54%) Windows 10
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 16 (30.77%) Mac OS
5 6 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (5.77%) CentOS
6 3 (5.77%) Debian
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Migration
2 24 (46.15%) Runbook
3 16 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 16 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (28.85%) Application Packaging
5 13 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 12 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 12 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
7 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Content Management
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL
10 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.77%) Application Virtualisation
10 3 (5.77%) DevOps
10 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
11 2 (3.85%) Kanban
11 2 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
11 2 (3.85%) Scrum
11 2 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (86.54%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (5.77%) Docker
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) SCCM
2 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) Terraform
4 3 (5.77%) Ansible
4 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.77%) Packer
4 3 (5.77%) Puppet
5 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Kibana
6 1 (1.92%) logstash
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.92%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) Apple
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.85%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) McAfee
5 2 (3.85%) Meraki
5 2 (3.85%) NetApp
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.92%) Brocade
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.92%) Veritas