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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 51 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 85 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.44% 0.90% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.07% 3.35% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 16
Median daily rate £413 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 £26.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+42.11% -11.86%
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
604 686 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.45% 26.74% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 415 346
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.98% +79.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £30.97 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +40 60 £406 +4.83% 5
Bracknell - 9 £298 -
Slough +3 2 £413 +3.12% 2
Maidenhead 0 2 - - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 77 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 75 (59.52%) Windows
3 54 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 51 (40.48%) Active Directory
5 45 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (30.95%) SQL
7 38 (30.16%) Office 365
8 37 (29.37%) C#
9 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 32 (25.40%) Migration
11 31 (24.60%) Linux
12 30 (23.81%) .NET
13 29 (23.02%) VBScript
13 29 (23.02%) DNS
13 29 (23.02%) VMware
14 28 (22.22%) MS Exchange
15 27 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (21.43%) Security Cleared
16 26 (20.63%) Degree
17 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
17 23 (18.25%) ITIL
17 23 (18.25%) Hyper-V
18 20 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (15.87%) XML
18 20 (15.87%) C++
18 20 (15.87%) SharePoint
18 20 (15.87%) DHCP
18 20 (15.87%) Ruby
19 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2003
19 19 (15.08%) Red Hat

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.87%) SharePoint
3 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.35%) IIS
6 8 (6.35%) Live Communications Server
6 8 (6.35%) Node.js
6 8 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) Confluence
9 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.79%) nginx
9 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (30.16%) Office 365
3 14 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (7.14%) PaaS
6 8 (6.35%) IaaS
7 2 (1.59%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.02%) DNS
2 20 (15.87%) DHCP
3 16 (12.70%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.32%) VPN
5 11 (8.73%) IPsec
6 10 (7.94%) BGP
6 10 (7.94%) Firewall
6 10 (7.94%) HTTP
6 10 (7.94%) Internet
6 10 (7.94%) IPv6
6 10 (7.94%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (7.14%) SAN
8 7 (5.56%) LAN
8 7 (5.56%) WAN
9 5 (3.97%) Kerberos
9 5 (3.97%) LDAP
9 5 (3.97%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.97%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.59%) Skype
10 2 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) MS Access
3 4 (3.17%) MySQL
4 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.38%) Power BI
4 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.17%) JIRA
2 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.38%) MSBuild
3 3 (2.38%) MSI
4 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) Subversion
4 2 (1.59%) WiX
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) AppScan
5 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Hudson
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.14%) Marketing
2 8 (6.35%) French Language
2 8 (6.35%) German Language
2 8 (6.35%) Italian Language
2 8 (6.35%) Spanish Language
3 3 (2.38%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Consultant
2 28 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Consultant
4 15 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Field Engineer
5 14 (11.11%) Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (9.52%) Migration Consultant
8 10 (7.94%) Exchange Consultant
8 10 (7.94%) Exchange Migration Consultant
9 9 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
10 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Engineer
10 8 (6.35%) Technical Support
11 7 (5.56%) Administrator
11 7 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
11 7 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.76%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.81%) .NET
2 20 (15.87%) XML
3 14 (11.11%) CSS
4 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.56%) Web Services
6 6 (4.76%) HTML
6 6 (4.76%) JSON
6 6 (4.76%) Middleware
7 5 (3.97%) OAuth2
7 5 (3.97%) SAML
8 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.17%) DCOM
8 4 (3.17%) MAPI
8 4 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.38%) jQuery
10 2 (1.59%) HTML5
10 2 (1.59%) REST
10 2 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 12 (9.52%) Clustering
4 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.35%) Fat Client
5 8 (6.35%) PKI
5 8 (6.35%) Thin Client
6 7 (5.56%) Statistics
7 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.59%) Replication
10 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.79%) AS400
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) iSeries
10 1 (0.79%) NHS
10 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (59.52%) Windows
2 54 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 31 (24.60%) Linux
4 20 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.73%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.94%) Ubuntu
8 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.59%) SUSE
11 2 (1.59%) Unix
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.79%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.79%) Solaris
12 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Migration
2 23 (18.25%) ITIL
3 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
4 15 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.11%) Workflow
6 12 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 11 (8.73%) Presales
7 11 (8.73%) Service Management
8 10 (7.94%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (7.94%) Load Balancing
9 9 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 8 (6.35%) High Availability
10 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.56%) DevOps
12 6 (4.76%) Analytics
12 6 (4.76%) Memory Management
13 5 (3.97%) B2B
13 5 (3.97%) Coaching
13 5 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.97%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.95%) SQL
2 37 (29.37%) C#
3 29 (23.02%) VBScript
4 20 (15.87%) C++
4 20 (15.87%) Ruby
5 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.70%) Python
7 15 (11.90%) VB
8 12 (9.52%) C
9 8 (6.35%) Java
10 7 (5.56%) Perl
11 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.59%) R
14 1 (0.79%) Delphi
14 1 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 27 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.63%) Degree
3 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.73%) MCITP
5 10 (7.94%) MCSE
5 10 (7.94%) MCTS
6 9 (7.14%) MCSA
7 8 (6.35%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.56%) MCSD
9 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.79%) CCNP
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.25%) Hyper-V
3 19 (15.08%) vSphere
4 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.59%) XenServer
7 1 (0.79%) Docker
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.79%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.79%) vCloud
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) SCCM
2 12 (9.52%) SCOM
2 12 (9.52%) SCVMM
3 11 (8.73%) Puppet
4 9 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (6.35%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.35%) Netcool
5 8 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (6.35%) Unicenter
5 8 (6.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Intune
6 7 (5.56%) WMI
7 5 (3.97%) WSUS
8 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.38%) Perfmon
8 3 (2.38%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.59%) Ansible
9 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.79%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.79%) Scalr
Vendors
1 77 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.02%) VMware
3 19 (15.08%) Red Hat
4 18 (14.29%) Oracle
5 11 (8.73%) Citrix
5 11 (8.73%) HP
6 8 (6.35%) EMC
6 8 (6.35%) Meridio
6 8 (6.35%) RightScale
6 8 (6.35%) Veritas
7 6 (4.76%) Cisco
8 5 (3.97%) F5
8 5 (3.97%) Juniper
9 3 (2.38%) CA
9 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 3 (2.38%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.59%) AppSense
10 2 (1.59%) Capita
10 2 (1.59%) Lotus
10 2 (1.59%) Splunk
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