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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 60 32 71
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +39
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 15 62 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.65% 5.82% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 14.03% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 40 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £27.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +26.43%
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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
263 442 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.90% 41.46% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 264 148
Average daily rate £425 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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

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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

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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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (76.47%) SQL
3 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 23 (67.65%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) DNS
5 16 (47.06%) VBScript
5 16 (47.06%) SCOM
6 15 (44.12%) SCCM
7 14 (41.18%) Internet
8 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
9 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
9 12 (35.29%) PKI
9 12 (35.29%) WMI
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
10 11 (32.35%) IIS
11 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
12 9 (26.47%) DCOM
12 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
13 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
14 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
14 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
14 7 (20.59%) VMware
14 7 (20.59%) Firewall
14 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
15 6 (17.65%) ITIL
15 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
15 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (32.35%) IIS
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (14.71%) Lync
5 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) DNS
2 14 (41.18%) Internet
3 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 5 (14.71%) DMZ
6 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.82%) DHCP
7 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Field Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) DCOM
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) XSL
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Blog
3 1 (2.94%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Service Management
2 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) VBScript
3 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.76%) VB
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 5 (14.71%) MCSE
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCTS
5 2 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) SCOM
2 15 (44.12%) SCCM
3 12 (35.29%) WMI
4 6 (17.65%) SCSM
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
6 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (2.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Borland
5 2 (5.88%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) Isilon
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
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