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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 88 98 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 31 26 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 1.04% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 4.20% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 35
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
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
613 619 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.89% 24.74% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 294 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £15.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 11 £440 +10.00% 7
Maidenhead - 4 £350 - 1
Slough - 3 £325 -
Bracknell -6 2 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £450 -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) VMware
3 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (27.27%) SCCM
6 13 (23.64%) vSphere
6 13 (23.64%) DNS
7 12 (21.82%) C#
7 12 (21.82%) SQL
8 11 (20.00%) VBScript
8 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (20.00%) Firewall
9 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.18%) .NET
9 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
11 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.55%) SCOM
11 8 (14.55%) MSBuild
11 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (14.55%) SAN
12 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.73%) Lync
12 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.73%) Lync
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) JBoss
7 1 (1.82%) Apache
7 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Yammer
3 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) Firewall
3 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.55%) SAN
5 6 (10.91%) VLAN
5 6 (10.91%) Network Security
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.45%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 3 (5.45%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) WAN
6 3 (5.45%) DHCP
6 3 (5.45%) SNMP
7 1 (1.82%) Intranet
7 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.55%) MSBuild
3 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.27%) NuGet
5 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
6 1 (1.82%) MSI
6 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Consultant
2 7 (12.73%) Administrator
2 7 (12.73%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Release Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Build and Release Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) XSL
2 2 (3.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
3 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) WCF
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Online Games
3 1 (1.82%) Kindle
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 3 (5.45%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.64%) Line Management
7 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C#
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) VBScript
3 5 (9.09%) VB
4 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 6 (10.91%) MCITP
4 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) MCTS
6 2 (3.64%) MCSA
6 2 (3.64%) MCDBA
6 2 (3.64%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.64%) vSphere
4 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.91%) vCloud
6 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.27%) XenApp
7 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.45%) BitLocker
7 3 (5.45%) Samba
8 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) SCCM
2 8 (14.55%) SCOM
3 3 (5.45%) HP SIM
3 3 (5.45%) Puppet
3 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) WSUS
3 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.82%) WMI
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) VMware
2 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) HP
3 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
4 5 (9.09%) Capita
5 4 (7.27%) Symantec
5 4 (7.27%) EMC
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) McAfee
6 3 (5.45%) Brocade
6 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.45%) ProCurve
6 3 (5.45%) Becrypt
7 2 (3.64%) Perforce
7 2 (3.64%) Websense
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Borland
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