The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 95 62 114
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +52
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 27 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 2.58% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 8.14% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £228 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
- +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
620 762 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.75% 31.66% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 343 383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.77 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 18 £400 -5.88% 2
Bracknell -10 2 £375 +20.77% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
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PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
3 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
4 28 (40.58%) SQL
5 24 (34.78%) SCCM
6 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 23 (33.33%) DNS
7 19 (27.54%) SharePoint
8 18 (26.09%) IIS
8 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
10 15 (21.74%) VBScript
10 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
11 14 (20.29%) SCOM
11 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
12 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
12 13 (18.84%) .NET
12 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
12 13 (18.84%) Internet
13 12 (17.39%) VMware
13 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 12 (17.39%) Windows 8
13 12 (17.39%) PKI
13 12 (17.39%) WMI
14 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (15.94%) Citrix
14 11 (15.94%) DCOM
15 10 (14.49%) Migration
15 10 (14.49%) Lync

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (27.54%) SharePoint
2 18 (26.09%) IIS
3 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
4 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (14.49%) Lync
6 9 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (2.90%) Apache
12 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) DNS
2 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
3 13 (18.84%) Internet
4 5 (7.25%) DHCP
4 5 (7.25%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) DMZ
5 3 (4.35%) SAN
5 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.90%) PBX
6 2 (2.90%) PSTN
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.45%) LDAP
7 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) RTP
7 1 (1.45%) Intranet
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) IDOL
3 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.90%) MSI
5 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.45%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Hudson
5 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Consultant
2 11 (15.94%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Wintel Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Deployment Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) DCOM
3 6 (8.70%) WPF
3 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.25%) CSS
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) SAML
7 1 (1.45%) Web Services
7 1 (1.45%) XML
7 1 (1.45%) XSL
7 1 (1.45%) XSLT
7 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.45%) WCF
7 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) PKI
2 7 (10.14%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.25%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Social Media
5 2 (2.90%) Blog
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.39%) Windows 8
4 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.90%) Solaris
8 2 (2.90%) Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Migration
2 8 (11.59%) ITIL
3 6 (8.70%) Service Management
4 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.25%) Identity Management
4 5 (7.25%) Web Development
5 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.35%) CRM
6 3 (4.35%) Workflow
6 3 (4.35%) Release Management
6 3 (4.35%) High Availability
6 3 (4.35%) Change Control
6 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.35%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps
7 2 (2.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.90%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.90%) Validation
7 2 (2.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) VBScript
3 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.59%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) MCP
6 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.35%) MCTS
7 2 (2.90%) MCITP
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (7.25%) XenApp
6 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.35%) UAG
7 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.90%) Shibboleth
8 2 (2.90%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.45%) vCloud
9 1 (1.45%) vSphere
9 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (34.78%) SCCM
2 14 (20.29%) SCOM
3 12 (17.39%) WMI
4 8 (11.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (8.70%) SCOrch
7 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
8 3 (4.35%) ARCserve
8 3 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.90%) Puppet
9 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (1.45%) Netcool
10 1 (1.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (1.45%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 11 (15.94%) Citrix
4 7 (10.14%) Symantec
5 3 (4.35%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) AppSense
6 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) CA
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas
7 1 (1.45%) Unisys
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Dell
7 1 (1.45%) Remedy
7 1 (1.45%) McAfee
7 1 (1.45%) Meridio
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