Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 57 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 +26 -20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 50 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.08% 3.57% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 6.94% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 22
Oxfordshire median daily rate £395 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.28% +0.65% -3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £284 £275
90th Percentile £549 £423 £438
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £22.82 £45.00
% change year-on-year +85.21% -49.29% +125.00%

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 605 620 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.39% 51.45% 56.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 487 530
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £302
90th Percentile £553 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +21.53% -14.29%
10th Percentile £40.73 £23.00 £16.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +18 33 £400 +1.27% 8
Kidlington -6 3 £388 +1.64% 1
Thame - 2 £400 -
Abingdon -14 1 £170 -56.13% 2
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Bicester - 1 £350 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (78.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 27 (54.00%) Office 365
5 24 (48.00%) Migration
6 19 (38.00%) Windows
6 19 (38.00%) SharePoint
6 19 (38.00%) Runbook
7 18 (36.00%) OneDrive
7 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (32.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
9 15 (30.00%) Data Migration
10 12 (24.00%) Content Management
11 11 (22.00%) Yammer
11 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
12 8 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (16.00%) DevOps
12 8 (16.00%) Terraform
12 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 8 (16.00%) Linux
12 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (14.00%) Python
13 7 (14.00%) DHCP
13 7 (14.00%) DNS
13 7 (14.00%) Web Services
13 7 (14.00%) Degree
13 7 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (14.00%) Ansible
13 7 (14.00%) Docker

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 19 (38.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (32.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (78.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (54.00%) Office 365
3 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (36.00%) OneDrive
4 11 (22.00%) Yammer
5 8 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (12.00%) Serverless
7 4 (8.00%) IaaS
8 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (4.00%) Mimecast
10 1 (2.00%) Azure Functions
10 1 (2.00%) PaaS
10 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) DHCP
1 7 (14.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (6.00%) DAB
4 2 (4.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) Network Security
4 2 (4.00%) Skype
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Power BI
3 2 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Moq
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Office 365 Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 6 (12.00%) JSON
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) Middleware
4 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.00%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) BYOD
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Debian
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Migration
2 19 (38.00%) Runbook
3 15 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 15 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
4 12 (24.00%) Content Management
5 8 (16.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
7 5 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.00%) Microservices
8 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.00%) SDLC
10 2 (4.00%) Time Management
10 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Python
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) Docker
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Terraform
2 7 (14.00%) Ansible
2 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.00%) Puppet
3 6 (12.00%) SCCM
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Packer
6 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Perfmon
6 1 (2.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Apple
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.00%) Brocade
5 1 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) NetApp