The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 61 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 2.20% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 7.25% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £363 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
297 262 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.58% 30.36% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 136 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.03 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.20 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Reading region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PowerShell
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Reading region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Network Security
5 8 (32.00%) SCOM
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) Workflow
8 5 (20.00%) HTTP
8 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) C++
9 4 (16.00%) VBScript
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.00%) SCCM
10 3 (12.00%) Lync
10 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (12.00%) Office 365
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.00%) IPsec
10 3 (12.00%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Yammer
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) HTTP
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) FTP
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) IPsec
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.00%) NuGet
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Workflow
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) TDD
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Kanban
3 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) BDD
3 1 (4.00%) Game Development
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) VBScript
5 3 (12.00%) VB
5 3 (12.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (8.00%) MCTS
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) Altiris