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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 30 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.58% 1.50% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.54% 5.99% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 21
Median daily rate £506 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.81 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £29.77
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.02%

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
542 618 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.48% 25.09% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 367 413
Median daily rate £425 £390 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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
Reading +10 12 £513 +34.86% 3
Bracknell +10 9 £494 +89.90% 1
Slough - 2 £431 - 3
Windsor - 2 - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.79%) MS Exchange
3 26 (38.81%) Windows
4 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (31.34%) Office 365
6 20 (29.85%) VMware
7 19 (28.36%) VBScript
8 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
8 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (23.88%) Migration
10 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (22.39%) AirWatch
10 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
11 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (19.40%) .NET
13 12 (17.91%) DNS
13 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (16.42%) Android
14 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (16.42%) C#
15 10 (14.93%) Python
15 10 (14.93%) Retail
15 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
16 9 (13.43%) Mobile Device Management
16 9 (13.43%) WSUS
16 9 (13.43%) Perl

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 28 (41.79%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.46%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.99%) Confluence
8 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Office 365
2 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.46%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (7.46%) SoftLayer
5 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.48%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) DNS
2 7 (10.45%) Internet
3 6 (8.96%) DHCP
3 6 (8.96%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) SMTP
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (7.46%) Skype
4 5 (7.46%) WAN
5 4 (5.97%) VSAN
6 2 (2.99%) Firewall
6 2 (2.99%) Network Security
7 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.49%) VLAN
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) Wireless
7 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Vagrant
2 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) MSI
3 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.49%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.49%) AppScan
4 1 (1.49%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.49%) GDB
4 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.49%) NuGet
4 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (14.93%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Electronics
3 4 (5.97%) French Language
3 4 (5.97%) German Language
3 4 (5.97%) Italian Language
3 4 (5.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Consultant
2 15 (22.39%) Exchange Consultant
3 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) Migration Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) Office 365 Consultant
6 9 (13.43%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Architect
7 7 (10.45%) Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Active Directory Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Windows Consultant
10 4 (5.97%) Automation Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Azure Consultant
10 4 (5.97%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.46%) MAPI
3 5 (7.46%) Node.js
4 4 (5.97%) WCF
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) FlexPod
2 5 (7.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.42%) Android
4 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.46%) Linux
7 5 (7.46%) Windows CE
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.99%) Unix
10 1 (1.49%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Migration
2 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 9 (13.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps
4 6 (8.96%) Memory Management
4 6 (8.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (7.46%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (7.46%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (7.46%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (7.46%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.97%) Demand Management
6 4 (5.97%) Presales
7 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.48%) ITIL
7 3 (4.48%) Release Management
7 3 (4.48%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) VBScript
2 11 (16.42%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) Python
4 9 (13.43%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) C++
5 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.45%) VB
6 6 (8.96%) Java
6 6 (8.96%) Ruby
6 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.97%) SQL
8 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) VCDX
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) CCSP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CISSP
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) GPEN
5 1 (1.49%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.49%) GXPN
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) OSCE
5 1 (1.49%) OSCP
5 1 (1.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) SLA
2 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) vSphere
4 7 (10.45%) Docker
5 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.46%) vCloud
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.49%) KVM
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) AirWatch
2 9 (13.43%) WSUS
3 8 (11.94%) Ansible
3 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.94%) Puppet
3 8 (11.94%) SCCM
4 6 (8.96%) NetBackup
4 6 (8.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (8.96%) vRealize
5 2 (2.99%) Netcool
6 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.49%) Core Impact
6 1 (1.49%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.49%) Netcool/Webtop
6 1 (1.49%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.49%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.49%) Salt
6 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco
3 9 (13.43%) HP
4 8 (11.94%) Citrix
5 7 (10.45%) MobileIron
6 6 (8.96%) Symantec
7 5 (7.46%) Nimsoft
8 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.49%) BMC
9 1 (1.49%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) Lotus
9 1 (1.49%) Mercator
9 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.49%) Veeam
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