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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 63 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 2.02% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 6.99% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -9.23%
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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
282 286 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.83% 28.95% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 146 104
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% +1.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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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

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) VBScript
4 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (41.67%) SCCM
7 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 9 (37.50%) VB
8 9 (37.50%) Oracle
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (33.33%) Borland
9 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (33.33%) StarTeam
9 8 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (33.33%) Degree
10 6 (25.00%) MCTS
10 6 (25.00%) MCITP
10 6 (25.00%) SCOM
10 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (16.67%) WMI

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Yammer
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (8.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (8.33%) MSI
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.17%) NuGet
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) XSL
3 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) VBScript
3 9 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) MCTS
4 6 (25.00%) MCITP
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (8.33%) MCDBA
7 2 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 9 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) SCOM
4 4 (16.67%) WMI
5 3 (12.50%) MOM
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (12.50%) SCSM
6 1 (4.17%) Puppet
6 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) Borland
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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