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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 62 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 2.50% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 8.91% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Average daily rate £340 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £296 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -20.35%
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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
308 247 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.79% 28.07% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 153 174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016, 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 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 23 (57.50%) DNS
4 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
5 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (25.00%) IIS
8 10 (25.00%) DHCP
8 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (22.50%) VMware
9 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
9 9 (22.50%) Office 365
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) Linux
11 7 (17.50%) Python
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (15.00%) Firewall
12 6 (15.00%) Workflow
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.00%) Network Security
12 6 (15.00%) High Availability
12 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) DNS
2 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
4 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
5 6 (15.00%) Firewall
5 6 (15.00%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) HTTP
6 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.00%) SAN
8 1 (2.50%) FTP
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) Intranet
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (2.50%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) NuGet
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.50%) Banking
1 1 (2.50%) Games
1 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (15.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Field Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Server Support
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (2.50%) SUSE
7 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.00%) High Availability
2 6 (15.00%) Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) MCTS
4 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) NFS
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) Perfmon
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.50%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Simpana
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Altiris
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) F5
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Juniper
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) CommVault
5 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) RightScale
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