Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 79 83
Rank change year-on-year +38 +4 -27
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 65 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.16% 1.50% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.74% 2.90% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 14 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +3.85%
10th Percentile £269 £243 £274
90th Percentile £454 £434 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.13 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +60.59% -50.00% +76.47%

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 605 587 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 48.05% 51.86% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 446 477
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £294 £313 £300
90th Percentile £592 £575 £531
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% +44.00%
10th Percentile £37.75 £19.35 £15.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +31 43 £375 -6.25% 6
Kidlington -4 5 £388 -2.52%
Abingdon -10 1 £170 -60.00% 3
Bicester - 1 £350 -
Thame - 1 £350 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 51 (78.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
3 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
4 44 (67.69%) Office 365
5 35 (53.85%) Windows
6 31 (47.69%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (46.15%) Migration
8 27 (41.54%) Runbook
9 24 (36.92%) Windows Server
10 21 (32.31%) SCCM
11 20 (30.77%) SharePoint
11 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (30.77%) Web Services
12 19 (29.23%) OneDrive
12 19 (29.23%) Windows 10
12 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (27.69%) Remote Desktop
13 18 (27.69%) DHCP
13 18 (27.69%) DNS
13 18 (27.69%) Microsoft App-V
14 16 (24.62%) Application Packaging
14 16 (24.62%) Data Protection
14 16 (24.62%) Mac OS
14 16 (24.62%) Apple
14 16 (24.62%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (24.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (24.62%) Mobile Device Management
14 16 (24.62%) Apple iOS
15 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
15 15 (23.08%) Server Monitoring

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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 20 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 16 (24.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (78.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (67.69%) Office 365
3 31 (47.69%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (29.23%) OneDrive
5 11 (16.92%) Yammer
6 8 (12.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (7.69%) IaaS
7 5 (7.69%) Serverless
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.08%) Mimecast
8 2 (3.08%) PaaS
8 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) DHCP
1 18 (27.69%) DNS
1 18 (27.69%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (4.62%) DAB
2 3 (4.62%) Skype
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) LAN
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Moq
2 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (12.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Office 365 Engineer
2 20 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Active Directory Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) SCCM Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Server Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) SharePoint Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Systems Support
7 7 (10.77%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Consultant
9 5 (7.69%) Applications Support
9 5 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) Web Services
2 5 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) HTML5
3 2 (3.08%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) Middleware
3 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Windows Server
3 19 (29.23%) Windows 10
3 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (24.62%) Apple iOS
4 16 (24.62%) Mac OS
5 7 (10.77%) Linux
6 2 (3.08%) CentOS
6 2 (3.08%) Debian
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Unix
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Migration
2 27 (41.54%) Runbook
3 16 (24.62%) Application Packaging
3 16 (24.62%) Data Protection
3 16 (24.62%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 15 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
5 13 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 12 (18.46%) Content Management
7 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (10.77%) DevOps
10 5 (7.69%) Build Automation
10 5 (7.69%) ITIL
11 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.15%) Microservices
12 3 (4.62%) Application Virtualisation
13 2 (3.08%) Continuous Deployment
13 2 (3.08%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (3.08%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Python
2 5 (7.69%) Java
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
3 4 (6.15%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCP
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (10.77%) Docker
4 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) SCCM
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (12.31%) Terraform
4 7 (10.77%) Ansible
4 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (10.77%) Puppet
5 4 (6.15%) SCOM
6 2 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.08%) Packer
7 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.54%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Apple
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.08%) McAfee
5 2 (3.08%) Meraki
5 2 (3.08%) NetApp
5 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.54%) Brocade
6 1 (1.54%) EMC
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas