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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 79 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 39 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.72% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.08% 5.47% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 16
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £160 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% +3.26%
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
641 677 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.21% 25.97% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 425 313
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +18 21 £388 -8.82% 2
Maidenhead 0 6 £360 +2.85% 3
Slough +5 1 £650 +85.71%
Bracknell -3 1 - - 1
Newbury -5 1 £308 -25.45%
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 78 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (51.67%) Windows
3 50 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 48 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 45 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 43 (35.83%) Office 365
7 39 (32.50%) C#
7 39 (32.50%) VBScript
8 36 (30.00%) .NET
9 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
9 33 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (26.67%) DNS
10 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 29 (24.17%) C++
13 27 (22.50%) Migration
13 27 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 26 (21.67%) Degree
15 24 (20.00%) SQL
15 24 (20.00%) Linux
16 23 (19.17%) VB
17 22 (18.33%) DHCP
17 22 (18.33%) VMware
18 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
19 20 (16.67%) Computer Science
20 19 (15.83%) XML
20 19 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
21 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
21 18 (15.00%) HP

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 48 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
7 9 (7.50%) Skype for Business
8 8 (6.67%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (5.83%) IIS
10 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.83%) CMS
13 1 (0.83%) JBoss
13 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (35.83%) Office 365
2 33 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (7.50%) IaaS
4 8 (6.67%) PaaS
5 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.67%) DNS
2 22 (18.33%) DHCP
3 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.50%) Internet
5 14 (11.67%) VPN
6 12 (10.00%) IPsec
7 11 (9.17%) HTTP
7 11 (9.17%) Software-Defined Networking
8 10 (8.33%) BGP
8 10 (8.33%) IPv6
9 8 (6.67%) SAN
10 7 (5.83%) Skype
11 6 (5.00%) LAN
11 6 (5.00%) SMTP
12 5 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (4.17%) Kerberos
12 5 (4.17%) LDAP
12 5 (4.17%) WAN
13 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
14 2 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) MS Access
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (2.50%) DocumentDB
5 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.67%) Power BI
7 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.83%) DB2
7 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
1 4 (3.33%) MSI
2 2 (1.67%) AppScan
2 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.67%) Subversion
2 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.83%) Ant
3 1 (0.83%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.83%) GDB
3 1 (0.83%) Hudson
3 1 (0.83%) Maven
3 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.83%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.83%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (10.83%) French Language
1 13 (10.83%) German Language
1 13 (10.83%) Italian Language
1 13 (10.83%) Spanish Language
2 9 (7.50%) Marketing
3 5 (4.17%) Electronics
4 3 (2.50%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) Consultant
2 29 (24.17%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 16 (13.33%) Developer
5 15 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
6 13 (10.83%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Migration Consultant
8 10 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.50%) Field Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Active Directory Consultant
11 7 (5.83%) Office 365 Consultant
12 6 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.00%) Windows Consultant
13 5 (4.17%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.00%) .NET
2 19 (15.83%) XML
3 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 14 (11.67%) Node.js
5 13 (10.83%) Web Services
6 11 (9.17%) CSS
7 10 (8.33%) MAPI
8 5 (4.17%) JSON
8 5 (4.17%) OAuth2
8 5 (4.17%) SAML
9 4 (3.33%) DCOM
9 4 (3.33%) WCF
10 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.67%) HTML
11 2 (1.67%) jQuery
11 2 (1.67%) WPF
12 1 (0.83%) LAMP
12 1 (0.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.67%) Public Cloud
3 10 (8.33%) Clustering
3 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 8 (6.67%) PKI
4 8 (6.67%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.83%) Statistics
6 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) iSeries
7 1 (0.83%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 62 (51.67%) Windows
2 45 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 24 (20.00%) Linux
4 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 9 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (5.00%) Android
11 5 (4.17%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.33%) SUSE
13 3 (2.50%) Unix
13 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.83%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) Migration
2 16 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (10.83%) Load Balancing
3 13 (10.83%) Memory Management
4 12 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (10.00%) Workflow
5 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 10 (8.33%) ITIL
5 10 (8.33%) Presales
6 9 (7.50%) Data Centre Operations
6 9 (7.50%) Process Improvement
7 8 (6.67%) DevOps
8 7 (5.83%) High Availability
8 7 (5.83%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.83%) Service Management
9 6 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.50%) C#
1 39 (32.50%) VBScript
2 29 (24.17%) C++
3 24 (20.00%) SQL
4 23 (19.17%) VB
5 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.33%) Python
7 14 (11.67%) C
8 13 (10.83%) VB.NET
9 11 (9.17%) Perl
10 10 (8.33%) Ruby
11 6 (5.00%) Java
12 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.83%) Delphi
13 1 (0.83%) Korn
13 1 (0.83%) PHP
13 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.67%) Degree
3 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.50%) MCSE
6 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.00%) MCITP
7 6 (5.00%) MCSA
7 6 (5.00%) MCSD
7 6 (5.00%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) CCNP
8 1 (0.83%) CCSP
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) GPEN
8 1 (0.83%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.83%) OSCE
8 1 (0.83%) OSCP
8 1 (0.83%) SANS
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.00%) vSphere
5 6 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.67%) Docker
7 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.67%) XenServer
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.83%) vCloud
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) NetBackup
2 11 (9.17%) SCCM
3 9 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (7.50%) WSUS
4 8 (6.67%) Netcool
4 8 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (6.67%) Unicenter
4 8 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (5.83%) AirWatch
5 7 (5.83%) WMI
6 6 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.33%) Puppet
7 4 (3.33%) SCOM
7 4 (3.33%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.50%) Ansible
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.50%) Perfmon
8 3 (2.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 78 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.33%) VMware
3 18 (15.00%) HP
4 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
5 13 (10.83%) Citrix
6 11 (9.17%) Oracle
7 8 (6.67%) EMC
7 8 (6.67%) Meridio
7 8 (6.67%) Veritas
8 7 (5.83%) Cisco
8 7 (5.83%) MobileIron
9 6 (5.00%) Symantec
10 3 (2.50%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.67%) IBM
11 2 (1.67%) Juniper
11 2 (1.67%) Lotus
11 2 (1.67%) Splunk
12 1 (0.83%) BMC
12 1 (0.83%) NetApp
12 1 (0.83%) Sybase
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