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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
South East / Berkshire
Rank 69 79 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 38 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.66% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 6.49% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 22
Median daily rate £475 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £224 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.48% +58.88%

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
519 632 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.05% 25.56% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 404 444
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 20
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £53.29 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 14 £475 +25.00% 1
Bracknell +11 12 £513 +13.88% 1
Slough +9 3 £425 +240.00% 1
Windsor - 2 - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 33 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
6 18 (27.27%) Office 365
6 18 (27.27%) Migration
7 16 (24.24%) Python
7 16 (24.24%) Windows Server
8 15 (22.73%) Ansible
8 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (21.21%) VMware
10 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (18.18%) DNS
12 11 (16.67%) Linux
12 11 (16.67%) VBScript
12 11 (16.67%) Puppet
12 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (15.15%) DevOps
13 10 (15.15%) Retail
14 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.64%) Citrix
14 9 (13.64%) vSphere
14 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure

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 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.55%) CMS
7 3 (4.55%) Drupal
7 3 (4.55%) WordPress
8 2 (3.03%) Confluence
9 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.52%) IIS
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (27.27%) Office 365
4 5 (7.58%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (7.58%) SoftLayer
5 4 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.55%) IaaS
7 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.52%) PaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (6.06%) VSAN
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) SMTP
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) Network Security
4 2 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (1.52%) FTP
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.52%) SAN
5 1 (1.52%) Skype
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
5 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Vagrant
2 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.52%) AppScan
5 1 (1.52%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.52%) GDB
5 1 (1.52%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.52%) NuGet
5 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (15.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Consultant
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Consultant
3 13 (19.70%) Exchange Consultant
3 13 (19.70%) Office 365 Consultant
4 12 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
5 11 (16.67%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 11 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Architect
7 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) Automation Architect
11 4 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
12 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
12 3 (4.55%) Developer
12 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) JSON
3 4 (6.06%) WCF
4 3 (4.55%) YAML
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) HTML
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) FlexPod
1 5 (7.58%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.67%) Linux
6 7 (10.61%) Windows 10
7 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.58%) Android
8 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (3.03%) Unix
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) SUSE
10 1 (1.52%) VMS
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Migration
2 10 (15.15%) DevOps
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (7.58%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.58%) Presales
5 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.58%) Scrum
6 4 (6.06%) Demand Management
6 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (4.55%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Python
2 11 (16.67%) VBScript
3 8 (12.12%) Perl
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.09%) Java
6 5 (7.58%) C#
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) MCSE
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) VCDX
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) CCSP
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) GPEN
5 1 (1.52%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.52%) GXPN
5 1 (1.52%) OSCE
5 1 (1.52%) OSCP
5 1 (1.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 3 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) vSphere
3 7 (10.61%) Docker
4 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.58%) vCloud
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) KVM
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) Ansible
2 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (16.67%) Puppet
4 8 (12.12%) AirWatch
4 8 (12.12%) SCCM
5 6 (9.09%) vRealize
6 3 (4.55%) Netcool
7 2 (3.03%) WSUS
8 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.52%) Core Impact
8 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.52%) Nessus
8 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (1.52%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (1.52%) Nmap
8 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.52%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.52%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (7.58%) Nimsoft
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.52%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.52%) BMC
8 1 (1.52%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Lotus
8 1 (1.52%) Mercator
8 1 (1.52%) Meridio
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle
8 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.52%) Veeam
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas