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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 50 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 14 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.97% 1.69% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 5.43% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Median daily rate £475 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £298 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £428 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.48% +58.88%

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
217 313 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.52% 31.05% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 215 167
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £44.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +2.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (48.15%) Migration
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) Office 365
4 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Ansible
10 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
10 4 (14.81%) DevOps
10 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 3 (11.11%) VMware
11 3 (11.11%) Web Services
11 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) SMTP
11 3 (11.11%) HTTP

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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) SMTP
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Consultant
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Consultant
2 12 (44.44%) Migration Consultant
2 12 (44.44%) Office 365 Consultant
3 11 (40.74%) Exchange Consultant
3 11 (40.74%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) VMS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Information Management
5 2 (7.41%) Product Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Contact Management
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Salt
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Mercator
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam