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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 50 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.08% 0.20% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 0.45% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 19
Median daily rate £245 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.75% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -10.25% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 268 224 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.38% 45.07% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 187 164
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 5 £245 - 4
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 7 (63.64%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) Office 365
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (45.45%) XenApp
5 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
5 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (36.36%) SCOM
6 4 (36.36%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (36.36%) AppDNA
6 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (36.36%) EdgeSight
6 4 (36.36%) Skype

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Top Related 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 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) BYOD
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (36.36%) Compatibility Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) AppDNA
2 4 (36.36%) EdgeSight
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
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