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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 98 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 23 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 1.31% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 4.74% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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
652 696 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.88% 27.71% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 343 281
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.29 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -6 10 £400 -11.11% 11
Slough - 5 £413 -
Maidenhead +7 3 £275 - 1
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) VMware
3 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.67%) VBScript
5 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (33.33%) SQL
7 19 (31.67%) SCCM
8 17 (28.33%) DNS
8 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (25.00%) VB
10 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
12 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
12 13 (21.67%) Degree
13 12 (20.00%) vSphere
13 12 (20.00%) SCOM
14 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.33%) MCITP
15 10 (16.67%) MCSE
15 10 (16.67%) DHCP
15 10 (16.67%) Lync
16 9 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
16 9 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
16 9 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 9 (15.00%) Oracle

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Lync
3 8 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) DNS
2 10 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (15.00%) Firewall
4 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.00%) SAN
6 5 (8.33%) VLAN
7 4 (6.67%) LAN
7 4 (6.67%) WAN
7 4 (6.67%) Network Security
8 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (5.00%) VPN
8 3 (5.00%) SNMP
9 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) StarTeam
2 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.33%) MSI
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) NuGet
4 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.67%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (11.67%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Architect
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.33%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.33%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) DBA
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
1 7 (11.67%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) XSL
3 2 (3.33%) WPF
4 1 (1.67%) CSS3
4 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) WCF
4 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) Kindle
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 9 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
1 9 (15.00%) Migration
2 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (8.33%) Workflow
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.33%) Line Management
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps
7 2 (3.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (3.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) VBScript
2 20 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) VB
4 7 (11.67%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.67%) Degree
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) MCITP
4 10 (16.67%) MCSE
5 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.00%) MCTS
6 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) MCP
7 2 (3.33%) MCSA
7 2 (3.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (20.00%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) vCloud
6 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.00%) XenApp
6 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.00%) BitLocker
6 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.00%) Samba
7 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) SCCM
2 12 (20.00%) SCOM
3 9 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (13.33%) WMI
5 7 (11.67%) SCSM
6 3 (5.00%) Puppet
6 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (5.00%) WSUS
7 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.33%) MOM
7 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.33%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) VMware
2 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle
4 8 (13.33%) Borland
5 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.00%) Becrypt
6 3 (5.00%) ProCurve
6 3 (5.00%) Citrix
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco
6 3 (5.00%) Brocade
7 2 (3.33%) Websense
7 2 (3.33%) Symantec
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) Postini
8 1 (1.67%) SurfControl
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