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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 81 69 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 38 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 2.38% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.98% 7.26% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 10
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 £224 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -9.84%
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
635 840 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.51% 32.81% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 382 368
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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 22 August 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 +22 20 £400 +60.00% 5
Slough +3 9 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 42 (56.76%) Windows
3 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 39 (52.70%) SQL
5 23 (31.08%) IIS
6 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 22 (29.73%) SCCM
7 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
7 20 (27.03%) DNS
8 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
9 18 (24.32%) .NET
10 16 (21.62%) Internet
11 15 (20.27%) VBScript
11 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
11 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
12 13 (17.57%) SCOM
12 13 (17.57%) WMI
12 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
12 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
12 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
13 12 (16.22%) PKI
14 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (14.86%) Lync
14 11 (14.86%) Firewall
14 11 (14.86%) DCOM
15 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
16 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
16 9 (12.16%) ITIL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (31.08%) IIS
2 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
3 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
5 11 (14.86%) Lync
6 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.70%) Apache
10 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) DNS
2 16 (21.62%) Internet
3 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.86%) Firewall
5 8 (10.81%) DMZ
6 4 (5.41%) DHCP
7 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.35%) LAN
8 1 (1.35%) PBX
8 1 (1.35%) PSTN
8 1 (1.35%) VoIP
8 1 (1.35%) WAN
8 1 (1.35%) SAN
8 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.35%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.35%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.35%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (10.81%) MSBuild
2 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) MSI
5 1 (1.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Consultant
2 12 (16.22%) Developer
3 10 (13.51%) SCCM Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Architect
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Wintel Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Release Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Systems Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.70%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) .NET
2 11 (14.86%) DCOM
3 6 (8.11%) WPF
4 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.76%) CSS
5 4 (5.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.35%) REST
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) XSL
6 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) PKI
2 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.76%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Open Source
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.76%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
4 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) UNIX
7 2 (2.70%) Solaris
7 2 (2.70%) Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Migration
2 8 (10.81%) Service Management
3 5 (6.76%) Web Development
3 5 (6.76%) Identity Management
4 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.05%) Software Distribution
5 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.05%) High Availability
5 3 (4.05%) Change Control
6 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.70%) Validation
6 2 (2.70%) Project Management
6 2 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.70%) DevOps
6 2 (2.70%) Release Management
6 2 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (1.35%) Load Testing
7 1 (1.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 15 (20.27%) VBScript
3 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.81%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 2 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) Degree
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) MCSE
6 4 (5.41%) MCP
7 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.70%) MCTS
8 2 (2.70%) MCITP
9 1 (1.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.41%) XenApp
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) SCCM
2 13 (17.57%) SCOM
2 13 (17.57%) WMI
3 6 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.05%) ARCserve
5 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.70%) Puppet
6 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (1.35%) Salt
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Citrix
2 9 (12.16%) VMware
3 6 (8.11%) Symantec
4 2 (2.70%) CA
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (2.70%) AppSense
5 1 (1.35%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.35%) Meridio
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Unisys
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) Veritas
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
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