The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 24 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 53 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.16% 0.94% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.08% 3.43% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 9
Median daily rate £406 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £408 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +2.94%
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Berkshire

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
264 233 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.66% 27.41% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 157 124
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £42.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.82% +107.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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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 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (48.81%) Windows
3 31 (36.90%) Windows Server
4 29 (34.52%) Office 365
5 28 (33.33%) VBScript
6 27 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (30.95%) C#
7 26 (30.95%) Linux
8 25 (29.76%) .NET
9 24 (28.57%) DNS
10 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
10 23 (27.38%) Degree
11 19 (22.62%) MS Exchange
11 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
11 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
11 19 (22.62%) C++
12 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (21.43%) VMware
13 17 (20.24%) Migration
13 17 (20.24%) XML
14 16 (19.05%) Python
14 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
14 16 (19.05%) Hyper-V
14 16 (19.05%) Mentoring
15 15 (17.86%) vSphere
15 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
15 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
15 15 (17.86%) DHCP
16 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 14 (16.67%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.62%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.52%) Office 365
2 27 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.71%) IaaS
4 8 (9.52%) PaaS
5 7 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.38%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) DNS
2 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.86%) DHCP
4 13 (15.48%) VPN
5 11 (13.10%) IPsec
6 10 (11.90%) HTTP
6 10 (11.90%) Internet
6 10 (11.90%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (10.71%) BGP
7 9 (10.71%) IPv6
8 7 (8.33%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.76%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.76%) LDAP
9 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.57%) Firewall
11 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.19%) MPLS
11 1 (1.19%) Wireless
11 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) DocumentDB
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
2 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.57%) Power BI
3 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) AppScan
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.71%) Marketing
2 8 (9.52%) French Language
2 8 (9.52%) German Language
2 8 (9.52%) Italian Language
2 8 (9.52%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.57%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (2.38%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Consultant
2 22 (26.19%) Support Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Consultant
4 13 (15.48%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
5 12 (14.29%) Field Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 11 (13.10%) Migration Consultant
7 10 (11.90%) Developer
8 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Technical Support
9 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) XML
3 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.90%) CSS
4 8 (9.52%) Node.js
5 6 (7.14%) Web Services
6 5 (5.95%) JSON
7 4 (4.76%) DCOM
7 4 (4.76%) MAPI
7 4 (4.76%) OAuth2
7 4 (4.76%) SAML
8 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.57%) WCF
9 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.38%) WPF
10 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.19%) jQuery
10 1 (1.19%) WebCenter
10 1 (1.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.48%) Public Cloud
3 10 (11.90%) Clustering
4 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 7 (8.33%) PKI
6 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.81%) Windows
2 31 (36.90%) Windows Server
3 26 (30.95%) Linux
4 13 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.76%) SUSE
7 1 (1.19%) Unix
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Migration
2 16 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 13 (15.48%) ITIL
4 12 (14.29%) High Availability
4 12 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Workflow
7 9 (10.71%) Presales
7 9 (10.71%) Process Improvement
8 8 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (9.52%) Service Management
9 6 (7.14%) Memory Management
10 5 (5.95%) Coaching
10 5 (5.95%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (4.76%) Analytics
11 4 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
11 4 (4.76%) DevOps
11 4 (4.76%) Kanban
11 4 (4.76%) Patch Management
11 4 (4.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) VBScript
2 26 (30.95%) C#
3 19 (22.62%) C++
4 16 (19.05%) Python
5 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.67%) SQL
5 14 (16.67%) VB
6 11 (13.10%) C
6 11 (13.10%) Ruby
7 9 (10.71%) Perl
8 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.76%) Java
10 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.38%) R
12 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Degree
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.71%) MCITP
4 9 (10.71%) MCSE
5 8 (9.52%) MCTS
6 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) MCSA
7 6 (7.14%) MCSD
8 1 (1.19%) CCNP
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 15 (17.86%) vSphere
4 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.38%) XenServer
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.19%) NFS
7 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (8.33%) WMI
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) SCCM
4 4 (4.76%) SCOM
4 4 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.76%) WSUS
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.57%) Perfmon
5 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.19%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.19%) Puppet
6 1 (1.19%) Simpana
6 1 (1.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.52%) Cisco
5 7 (8.33%) Juniper
6 5 (5.95%) F5
7 4 (4.76%) Citrix
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.38%) Lotus
10 1 (1.19%) CommVault
10 1 (1.19%) IBM
10 1 (1.19%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.19%) NetScout
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle
10 1 (1.19%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.19%) Sybase