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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 96 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 37 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 1.48% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 5.65% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £399 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -0.89%
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
751 726 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.30% 26.26% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 396 299
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 49
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 14 £400 +5.26% 2
Slough +6 8 £350 +83.00% 2
Bracknell +7 6 £291 -11.06% 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
3 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
4 35 (47.95%) SQL
5 30 (41.10%) VBScript
6 27 (36.99%) VMware
7 26 (35.62%) VB
8 22 (30.14%) SCCM
8 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (30.14%) Windows 7
9 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (24.66%) DNS
12 17 (23.29%) SCOM
12 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
13 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.92%) Migration
13 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
14 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (20.55%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (20.55%) SCSM
15 13 (17.81%) Oracle
15 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
15 13 (17.81%) WMI
16 12 (16.44%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (16.44%) Customer Engagement
17 11 (15.07%) DHCP
17 11 (15.07%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.44%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (12.33%) IIS
5 9 (12.33%) Lync
6 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.11%) Apache
8 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) DNS
2 11 (15.07%) DHCP
3 5 (6.85%) Internet
3 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.48%) SSL
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 3 (4.11%) FTP
5 3 (4.11%) HTTP
5 3 (4.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.74%) Intranet
6 2 (2.74%) LAN
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
7 1 (1.37%) VLAN
7 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.37%) SAN
7 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) MSI
2 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.74%) NuGet
3 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (5.48%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Consultant
2 9 (12.33%) Field Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Consultant
3 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Build Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Systems Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (2.74%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) XSL
4 3 (4.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) DCOM
5 2 (2.74%) LAMP
5 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) PKI
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
4 2 (2.74%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (30.14%) Windows 7
3 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.33%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) UNIX
7 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 15 (20.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (16.44%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.33%) Service Management
5 9 (12.33%) ITIL
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps
9 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.74%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.74%) Scrum
9 2 (2.74%) Workflow
9 2 (2.74%) Release Management
9 2 (2.74%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.37%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) SQL
2 30 (41.10%) VBScript
3 26 (35.62%) VB
4 8 (10.96%) C#
5 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.48%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.11%) Perl
7 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) Degree
3 9 (12.33%) MCTS
3 9 (12.33%) MCITP
4 8 (10.96%) MCSE
4 8 (10.96%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.59%) vSphere
5 6 (8.22%) vCloud
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.37%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) SCCM
2 17 (23.29%) SCOM
3 15 (20.55%) SCSM
4 13 (17.81%) WMI
5 11 (15.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (9.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (5.48%) SCOrch
7 4 (5.48%) MOM
8 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.74%) Puppet
8 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.99%) VMware
3 13 (17.81%) Oracle
4 10 (13.70%) Borland
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) Becrypt
7 2 (2.74%) Isilon
7 2 (2.74%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Dell
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