The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 84 67 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.35% 2.08% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 8.83% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 34 22
Median daily rate £500 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £468 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £382 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.81 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -57.21%
PowerShell
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
566 600 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.34% 23.54% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 360 444
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.37 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Berkshire region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Berkshire region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -5 14 £500 +21.21% 1
Bracknell +7 7 £500 +92.30% 1
Newbury - 1 £375 -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
2 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) Office 365
3 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.29%) Windows
5 16 (27.12%) Migration
5 16 (27.12%) VBScript
5 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
6 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (25.42%) VMware
7 14 (23.73%) .NET
7 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (20.34%) C#
9 12 (20.34%) AirWatch
9 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
10 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.95%) HP
11 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (15.25%) Android
13 8 (13.56%) WSUS
13 8 (13.56%) DNS
13 8 (13.56%) Internet
13 8 (13.56%) C++
13 8 (13.56%) JavaScript

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (11.86%) Skype for Business
6 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.39%) Confluence
8 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (42.37%) Office 365
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) DNS
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 7 (11.86%) LAN
3 6 (10.17%) DHCP
3 6 (10.17%) SMTP
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (8.47%) Skype
4 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) VPN
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) MSI
2 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.69%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.69%) AppScan
3 1 (1.69%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.69%) GDB
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) NuGet
3 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Electronics
2 5 (8.47%) French Language
2 5 (8.47%) German Language
2 5 (8.47%) Italian Language
2 5 (8.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Consultant
2 15 (25.42%) Exchange Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Migration Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Office 365 Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Active Directory Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) VMware Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Messaging Support
9 3 (5.08%) Azure Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Development Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) Web Services
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.17%) MAPI
3 6 (10.17%) Node.js
4 4 (6.78%) WCF
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.25%) Android
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.47%) Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.08%) Windows CE
9 2 (3.39%) Unix
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 7 (11.86%) Memory Management
2 7 (11.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (10.17%) DevOps
3 6 (10.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (8.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (8.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.08%) Release Management
5 3 (5.08%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (3.39%) Change Management
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) Contact Management
7 1 (1.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) VBScript
2 12 (20.34%) C#
3 8 (13.56%) C++
3 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) VB
4 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.17%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) Perl
6 4 (6.78%) SQL
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) CCSP
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) GPEN
4 1 (1.69%) GWAPT
4 1 (1.69%) GXPN
4 1 (1.69%) OSCE
4 1 (1.69%) OSCP
4 1 (1.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) Docker
5 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.69%) KVM
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) AirWatch
2 8 (13.56%) WSUS
3 7 (11.86%) SCCM
4 6 (10.17%) NetBackup
4 6 (10.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.08%) Ansible
5 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.08%) Puppet
6 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.39%) Netcool
7 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.69%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.69%) Nessus
7 1 (1.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.69%) Nexpose
7 1 (1.69%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.69%) vMotion
7 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) HP
4 7 (11.86%) MobileIron
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco
5 6 (10.17%) Symantec
6 4 (6.78%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.39%) BMC
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (1.69%) Lotus
8 1 (1.69%) Mercator
8 1 (1.69%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.69%) Veeam
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