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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 43 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 22 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.88% 1.75% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.58% 5.78% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Median daily rate £388 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £150 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -8.16%
PowerShell
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
208 294 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.26% 30.31% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 220 138
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £28.75 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 2016.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
2 36 (43.90%) Windows
3 34 (41.46%) VBScript
4 33 (40.24%) Office 365
5 31 (37.80%) C#
6 30 (36.59%) .NET
7 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (29.27%) Degree
8 24 (29.27%) C++
8 24 (29.27%) MS Excel
8 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
8 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
9 22 (26.83%) Linux
10 21 (25.61%) DNS
10 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
11 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
11 18 (21.95%) Migration
11 18 (21.95%) Computer Science
12 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
12 17 (20.73%) XML
13 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
13 16 (19.51%) Mentoring
14 15 (18.29%) VB
14 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
14 15 (18.29%) VMware
15 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (15.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PowerShell
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 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.10%) IIS
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
8 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.24%) Office 365
2 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.98%) IaaS
4 8 (9.76%) PaaS
5 7 (8.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) DNS
2 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.85%) DHCP
3 13 (15.85%) Internet
3 13 (15.85%) VPN
4 11 (13.41%) IPsec
5 10 (12.20%) HTTP
5 10 (12.20%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (10.98%) BGP
6 9 (10.98%) IPv6
7 4 (4.88%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.88%) LDAP
8 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.22%) DMZ
10 1 (1.22%) Firewall
10 1 (1.22%) FTP
10 1 (1.22%) LAN
10 1 (1.22%) Wireless
10 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) DocumentDB
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.66%) Power BI
3 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) AppScan
2 1 (1.22%) MSI
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.63%) French Language
1 12 (14.63%) German Language
1 12 (14.63%) Italian Language
1 12 (14.63%) Spanish Language
2 9 (10.98%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Support Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Consultant
3 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Consultant
4 14 (17.07%) Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Exchange Consultant
7 11 (13.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (13.41%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 11 (13.41%) Migration Consultant
8 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Field Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) .NET Developer
9 8 (9.76%) Escalation Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Office 365 Consultant
11 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (6.10%) SCCM Engineer
13 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (4.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) XML
3 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.63%) Node.js
5 11 (13.41%) Web Services
6 10 (12.20%) CSS
7 9 (10.98%) MAPI
8 5 (6.10%) JSON
9 4 (4.88%) DCOM
9 4 (4.88%) OAuth2
9 4 (4.88%) SAML
10 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.66%) WCF
11 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.44%) WPF
12 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.22%) jQuery
12 1 (1.22%) WebCenter
12 1 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.85%) Public Cloud
3 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.76%) Clustering
5 7 (8.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.83%) Linux
4 13 (15.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.98%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.88%) SUSE
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.22%) Unix
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Migration
2 16 (19.51%) Mentoring
3 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 11 (13.41%) Memory Management
4 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.20%) ITIL
5 10 (12.20%) Workflow
6 9 (10.98%) Presales
6 9 (10.98%) Process Improvement
7 8 (9.76%) High Availability
8 6 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (7.32%) Service Management
9 5 (6.10%) Coaching
9 5 (6.10%) DevOps
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (4.88%) Analytics
10 4 (4.88%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (4.88%) Kanban
10 4 (4.88%) Patch Management
10 4 (4.88%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) VBScript
2 31 (37.80%) C#
3 24 (29.27%) C++
4 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.29%) VB
6 13 (15.85%) Python
6 13 (15.85%) SQL
7 11 (13.41%) C
7 11 (13.41%) VB.NET
8 10 (12.20%) Perl
9 8 (9.76%) Ruby
10 4 (4.88%) Java
11 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.44%) R
13 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Degree
2 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
3 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.76%) MCSE
5 7 (8.54%) MCITP
5 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.32%) MCSA
6 6 (7.32%) MCSD
6 6 (7.32%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (14.63%) vSphere
5 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 7 (8.54%) WMI
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
3 4 (4.88%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.66%) Perfmon
4 3 (3.66%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.22%) Puppet
6 1 (1.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) VMware
3 13 (15.85%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.88%) Citrix
4 4 (4.88%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
5 3 (3.66%) Juniper
5 3 (3.66%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.44%) Lotus
7 1 (1.22%) F5
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) NetScout
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) Sybase