Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 81 64
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 46 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.74% 2.21% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 3.89% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 30
Oxfordshire median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £314 £272 £220
90th Percentile £422 £438 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £43.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -46.80% +128.95% -59.36%

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 614 719 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.92% 56.79% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 527 458
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £262
90th Percentile £576 £556 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.25 £15.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.88 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +7 29 £400 - 2
Kidlington +1 7 £381 -10.29%
Abingdon +2 3 £383 +86.83% 4
Witney - 2 - -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 40 (86.96%) Office 365
2 36 (78.26%) Windows
3 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
4 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
4 29 (63.04%) SCCM
4 29 (63.04%) SCOM
5 28 (60.87%) LDAP
5 28 (60.87%) DHCP
5 28 (60.87%) DNS
6 26 (56.52%) Kerberos
7 21 (45.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (45.65%) Windows 10
8 18 (39.13%) VMware
9 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
10 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
10 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (28.26%) Task Automation
11 13 (28.26%) Service Design
12 12 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (23.91%) Application Packaging
13 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (21.74%) Publishing
15 9 (19.57%) Migration
15 9 (19.57%) McAfee
15 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (19.57%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (17.39%) Cisco
17 7 (15.22%) ITIL
17 7 (15.22%) Web Services
18 6 (13.04%) SQL

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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (86.96%) Office 365
2 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) DHCP
1 28 (60.87%) DNS
1 28 (60.87%) LDAP
2 26 (56.52%) Kerberos
3 6 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (10.87%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security
5 4 (8.70%) VoIP
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Power BI
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) GitLab
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (21.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) PowerShell Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) Handlebars
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.17%) React
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
1 6 (13.04%) Replication
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows 10
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Service Design
1 13 (28.26%) Task Automation
2 12 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (23.91%) Application Packaging
4 9 (19.57%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 6 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.35%) SDLC
9 2 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.35%) Time Management
10 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.17%) Document Management
10 1 (2.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) C-shell
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) Docker
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 29 (63.04%) SCCM
1 29 (63.04%) SCOM
2 9 (19.57%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Packer
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) Kibana
4 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) McAfee
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk