The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 89 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 32 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 1.56% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 5.78% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 23
Average daily rate £400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £292 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.05 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.63%
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
639 727 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.37% 27.06% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 429 418
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £39.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 11 £380 -5.00% 13
Maidenhead - 8 £427 - 2
Bracknell -4 2 - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 58 (71.60%) Windows
2 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
4 37 (45.68%) Windows Server
5 34 (41.98%) SQL
6 25 (30.86%) DNS
7 23 (28.40%) VMware
7 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (27.16%) SCCM
8 22 (27.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (27.16%) Migration
9 21 (25.93%) Firewall
9 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
10 19 (23.46%) SCOM
10 19 (23.46%) Linux
11 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (20.99%) vSphere
12 17 (20.99%) Ruby
12 17 (20.99%) LAN
12 17 (20.99%) WAN
13 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 15 (18.52%) C#
13 15 (18.52%) SCVMM
14 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (17.28%) Oracle
15 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
15 13 (16.05%) ITIL
15 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (12.35%) IIS
1 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (16.05%) Office 365
4 5 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) DNS
2 21 (25.93%) Firewall
3 17 (20.99%) LAN
3 17 (20.99%) WAN
4 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.35%) DHCP
6 9 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 6 (7.41%) Network Security
8 4 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (3.70%) BGP
9 3 (3.70%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.70%) Converged Networks
9 3 (3.70%) HTTP
9 3 (3.70%) OSPF
9 3 (3.70%) SAN
9 3 (3.70%) SNA
9 3 (3.70%) Wireless
9 3 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.17%) MSBuild
2 5 (6.17%) WiX
3 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) Selenium
5 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.23%) MSI
6 1 (1.23%) NuGet
General
1 2 (2.47%) Marketing
2 1 (1.23%) Advertising
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Games
2 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Administrator
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
1 12 (14.81%) Middleware
2 7 (8.64%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) CSS
3 3 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.47%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) HTML5
4 2 (2.47%) jQuery
4 2 (2.47%) REST
4 2 (2.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.17%) Replication
4 4 (4.94%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Economics
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (71.60%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.46%) Linux
4 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) CentOS
10 1 (1.23%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (1.23%) SUSE
10 1 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.23%) Unix
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Disaster Recovery
1 22 (27.16%) Migration
2 13 (16.05%) ITIL
3 10 (12.35%) Workflow
4 7 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.64%) High Availability
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.41%) SDLC
6 4 (4.94%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (4.94%) Information Security
6 4 (4.94%) Integration Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.94%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Service Management
7 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.70%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) SQL
2 17 (20.99%) Ruby
3 15 (18.52%) C#
4 8 (9.88%) Python
5 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.17%) VBScript
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.70%) VB
8 2 (2.47%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) MCSA
5 3 (3.70%) CCNA
5 3 (3.70%) CCNP
5 3 (3.70%) CCSA
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.70%) MCITP
6 2 (2.47%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) MCTS
6 2 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.23%) MBA
7 1 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (20.99%) vSphere
5 2 (2.47%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.23%) vCloud
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (27.16%) SCCM
2 19 (23.46%) SCOM
3 15 (18.52%) SCVMM
4 13 (16.05%) Puppet
4 13 (16.05%) Windows Intune
5 7 (8.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.47%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
7 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.23%) Simpana
7 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Oracle
4 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
4 13 (16.05%) RightScale
5 7 (8.64%) CA
6 5 (6.17%) Capita
6 5 (6.17%) Cisco
6 5 (6.17%) HP
7 3 (3.70%) Becrypt
7 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.70%) Citrix
7 3 (3.70%) F5
8 2 (2.47%) Altiris
8 2 (2.47%) Dell
8 2 (2.47%) IBM
8 2 (2.47%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.47%) Juniper
8 2 (2.47%) SAP
9 1 (1.23%) Fujitsu
Reading
Capita plc
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago