Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 60 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 +25 -24
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 51 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.59% 3.81% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 7.54% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £368 £345 £275
90th Percentile £575 £422 £438
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £23.14 £42.00
% change year-on-year +82.65% -44.90% +121.05%

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 574 597 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 51.71% 50.59% 56.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 476 522
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £550 £582 £570
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +37.80% -18.59%
10th Percentile £39.50 £25.75 £15.66
90th Percentile £53.00 £77.50 £41.28
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +21 34 £463 +15.63% 7
Kidlington -4 3 £450 +18.03% 1
Thame - 2 £400 -
Banbury - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 33 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (52.94%) Office 365
4 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
5 24 (47.06%) Windows
6 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (35.29%) Migration
8 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
9 12 (23.53%) Docker
9 12 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (23.53%) Python
10 11 (21.57%) DevOps
11 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
11 10 (19.61%) Linux
11 10 (19.61%) JSON
12 9 (17.65%) OneDrive
12 9 (17.65%) Ansible
12 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (17.65%) Puppet
12 9 (17.65%) IaaS
12 9 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (17.65%) Terraform
13 8 (15.69%) Runbook
13 8 (15.69%) Serverless
13 8 (15.69%) Server Monitoring
13 8 (15.69%) SCCM
13 8 (15.69%) Data Migration
13 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
13 8 (15.69%) SQL
14 7 (13.73%) Java

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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (52.94%) Office 365
3 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (17.65%) IaaS
5 9 (17.65%) OneDrive
6 8 (15.69%) Serverless
7 6 (11.76%) Yammer
8 4 (7.84%) SaaS
9 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
9 3 (5.88%) PaaS
10 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.96%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DAB
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
1 4 (7.84%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) Power BI
3 2 (3.92%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Moq
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Architect
6 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) JSON
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.92%) HTML5
5 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.96%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) PKI
2 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.96%) BYOD
3 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Debian
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Migration
2 11 (21.57%) DevOps
3 8 (15.69%) Data Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Runbook
3 8 (15.69%) Server Monitoring
4 7 (13.73%) Build Automation
4 7 (13.73%) Content Management
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Microservices
6 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.84%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.88%) Cryptography
7 3 (5.88%) Data Encryption
7 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) Operations Management
8 2 (3.92%) Email Filtering
8 2 (3.92%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Python
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) AWS Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
System Software
1 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) Docker
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Ansible
1 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
1 9 (17.65%) Terraform
2 8 (15.69%) SCCM
3 7 (13.73%) SCOM
4 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.92%) Packer
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Aruba
3 1 (1.96%) Avaya
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Sophos