The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 97 64 109
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +45
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 29 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 2.70% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 8.68% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £235 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £444 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
630 760 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.08% 31.07% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 335 387
Average daily rate £375 £370 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PowerShell
South East

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
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 25 July 2014. 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 +15 21 £400 -5.88% 2
Bracknell -10 2 £375 +20.77% 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
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South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
4 26 (38.24%) SQL
5 24 (35.29%) SCCM
6 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
6 23 (33.82%) DNS
7 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
7 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
8 17 (25.00%) IIS
9 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 15 (22.06%) VBScript
10 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
11 14 (20.59%) SCOM
11 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (20.59%) Internet
11 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
13 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
13 12 (17.65%) .NET
13 12 (17.65%) VMware
13 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 12 (17.65%) Windows 8
13 12 (17.65%) PKI
13 12 (17.65%) WMI
14 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (16.18%) Lync
14 11 (16.18%) DCOM
14 11 (16.18%) Citrix
15 10 (14.71%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 17 (25.00%) IIS
3 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
4 11 (16.18%) Lync
4 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (13.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.94%) Apache
11 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) DNS
2 14 (20.59%) Internet
2 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) DHCP
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
4 3 (4.41%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) DMZ
4 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.94%) PBX
5 2 (2.94%) PSTN
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) WAN
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) RTP
6 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.47%) Wireless
6 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.47%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.47%) IDOL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.94%) MSI
5 1 (1.47%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.47%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
5 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Consultant
2 10 (14.71%) SCCM Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Field Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Wintel Architect
6 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (2.94%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Development Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Build Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) DCOM
3 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.82%) WPF
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (2.94%) SAML
6 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.47%) WCF
6 1 (1.47%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) XML
6 1 (1.47%) XSL
6 1 (1.47%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) PKI
2 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.35%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Social Media
5 2 (2.94%) Blog
6 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.41%) UNIX
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.94%) Solaris
8 2 (2.94%) Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Migration
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL
3 6 (8.82%) Service Management
4 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.35%) Identity Management
4 5 (7.35%) Web Development
5 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.41%) CRM
6 3 (4.41%) Workflow
6 3 (4.41%) Release Management
6 3 (4.41%) High Availability
6 3 (4.41%) Change Control
6 3 (4.41%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.41%) DevOps
7 2 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.94%) Validation
7 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) VBScript
3 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.76%) C#
5 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.88%) MCP
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
6 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.41%) MCTS
7 2 (2.94%) MCITP
8 1 (1.47%) MCSD
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (7.35%) XenApp
6 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.41%) UAG
8 2 (2.94%) Shibboleth
8 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.47%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.47%) vCloud
9 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.47%) vSphere
9 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) SCCM
2 14 (20.59%) SCOM
3 12 (17.65%) WMI
4 8 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (8.82%) SCOrch
7 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
8 3 (4.41%) ARCserve
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (2.94%) Puppet
9 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.47%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.47%) Netcool
10 1 (1.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) VMware
3 11 (16.18%) Citrix
4 7 (10.29%) Symantec
5 3 (4.41%) HP
5 3 (4.41%) AppSense
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.94%) Remedy
6 2 (2.94%) CA
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Unisys
7 1 (1.47%) NetApp
7 1 (1.47%) Veritas
7 1 (1.47%) McAfee
7 1 (1.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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