The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Reading 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 47 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 20 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.25% 1.54% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 4.78% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £113 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £433 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
254 314 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.54% 32.27% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 138 128
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.07 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £30.95 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 15 (34.09%) SCCM
6 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
6 14 (31.82%) DNS
7 13 (29.55%) IIS
7 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
8 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 11 (25.00%) VBScript
9 11 (25.00%) Internet
9 11 (25.00%) SCOM
10 10 (22.73%) PKI
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
10 10 (22.73%) Windows 8
11 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
11 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.45%) WMI
12 8 (18.18%) .NET
12 8 (18.18%) DCOM
12 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.18%) Citrix
12 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
13 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (15.91%) Lync

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (29.55%) IIS
3 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (15.91%) Lync
5 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.27%) CMS
10 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 11 (25.00%) Internet
3 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
7 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.27%) IDOL
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) MSI
4 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Field Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Wintel Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Messaging Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) DCOM
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.09%) WPF
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) SAML
5 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) PKI
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows 8
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Migration
2 4 (9.09%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Web Development
3 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.82%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.82%) Identity Management
3 3 (6.82%) Workflow
3 3 (6.82%) High Availability
3 3 (6.82%) Change Control
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) Validation
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.27%) Release Management
5 1 (2.27%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) VBScript
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.82%) MCTS
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) MCSD
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) XenApp
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.55%) Shibboleth
7 2 (4.55%) UAG
8 1 (2.27%) vCloud
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.27%) vSphere
8 1 (2.27%) XenServer
8 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) SCCM
2 11 (25.00%) SCOM
3 9 (20.45%) WMI
4 7 (15.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
6 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
7 3 (6.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (6.82%) ARCserve
8 1 (2.27%) Salt
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.27%) Puppet
8 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) Symantec
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) AppSense
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) Meridio
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