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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 80 76 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +44
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 44 56 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 2.17% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 6.63% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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
646 845 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.32% 32.75% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 416 333
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £39.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +13 17 £400 +143.90% 5
Slough +3 14 £285 -33.72% 1
Bracknell -3 1 £350 - 2
Maidenhead -6 1 £285 -18.57% 2
Wokingham - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 43 (55.13%) SQL
4 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 30 (38.46%) IIS
6 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 26 (33.33%) DNS
8 22 (28.21%) .NET
9 21 (26.92%) SCCM
10 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
11 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
11 19 (24.36%) Internet
12 17 (21.79%) VBScript
12 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
14 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
14 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (16.67%) SCOM
15 13 (16.67%) WMI
15 13 (16.67%) T-SQL
16 12 (15.38%) VMware
16 12 (15.38%) PKI
16 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
17 11 (14.10%) QA
17 11 (14.10%) Windows 8
17 11 (14.10%) MSBuild
17 11 (14.10%) Lync
17 11 (14.10%) Firewall

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (38.46%) IIS
2 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
3 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (14.10%) Lync
5 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.41%) Apache
7 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) DNS
2 19 (24.36%) Internet
3 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.10%) Firewall
5 8 (10.26%) DMZ
6 6 (7.69%) DHCP
7 4 (5.13%) SAN
7 4 (5.13%) SSL
8 3 (3.85%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.85%) Intranet
8 3 (3.85%) LDAP
8 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.85%) FTP
8 3 (3.85%) HTTP
9 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.28%) VLAN
10 1 (1.28%) Wireless
10 1 (1.28%) VPN
10 1 (1.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.28%) IDOL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MSBuild
2 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) MSI
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Consultant
2 11 (14.10%) SCCM Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Field Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Release Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Wintel Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Systems Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) .NET
2 11 (14.10%) DCOM
3 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.69%) WPF
5 4 (5.13%) CSS
6 3 (3.85%) HTML
7 2 (2.56%) LAMP
8 1 (1.28%) REST
8 1 (1.28%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.28%) WCF
8 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.28%) Web Services
8 1 (1.28%) XML
8 1 (1.28%) XSL
8 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) PKI
2 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.41%) Clustering
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Open Source
6 2 (2.56%) Blog
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Social Media
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.28%) FMCG
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Statistics
7 1 (1.28%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.10%) Windows 8
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.41%) Linux
6 5 (6.41%) UNIX
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.56%) Solaris
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.10%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Service Management
2 8 (10.26%) Migration
3 5 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (6.41%) Web Development
3 5 (6.41%) Change Management
4 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.85%) High Availability
5 3 (3.85%) Change Control
5 3 (3.85%) Software Distribution
5 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 3 (3.85%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.56%) Validation
6 2 (2.56%) Project Management
6 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) VBScript
3 13 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.13%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) MCSE
6 4 (5.13%) MCP
7 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.56%) MCITP
8 2 (2.56%) MCTS
9 1 (1.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.13%) XenApp
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) SCCM
2 13 (16.67%) SCOM
2 13 (16.67%) WMI
3 6 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.85%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.56%) Puppet
7 1 (1.28%) Salt
7 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.28%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (1.28%) Netcool
7 1 (1.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) VMware
3 11 (14.10%) Citrix
4 7 (8.97%) Symantec
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) CA
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) AppSense
7 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.28%) Meridio
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Unisys
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas
7 1 (1.28%) Apple
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago