The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 55 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.97% 1.16% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 3.70% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £195 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
252 297 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.63% 31.30% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 135 130
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.20 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £30.95 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 14 July 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
3 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
5 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
5 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 14 (32.56%) SCCM
5 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
6 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
7 12 (27.91%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) IIS
8 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
9 10 (23.26%) VBScript
10 9 (20.93%) SCOM
10 9 (20.93%) Internet
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
11 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (18.60%) Citrix
11 8 (18.60%) .NET
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
11 8 (18.60%) PKI
12 7 (16.28%) WMI
12 7 (16.28%) Symantec
12 7 (16.28%) VMware
12 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
12 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.28%) Norton AntiVirus

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (25.58%) IIS
3 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
3 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (16.28%) Lync
5 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.33%) CMS
10 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) Internet
3 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) DMZ
7 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.33%) IDOL
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) MSI
4 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Field Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Development Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Deployment Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) DCOM
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) WPF
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) SAML
6 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) PKI
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Migration
2 4 (9.30%) Web Development
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) Identity Management
3 3 (6.98%) Workflow
3 3 (6.98%) High Availability
3 3 (6.98%) Change Control
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) Validation
4 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.33%) Release Management
5 1 (2.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum
5 1 (2.33%) Content Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Design
5 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) VBScript
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) MCP
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.98%) MCTS
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) MCSD
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.30%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.65%) Shibboleth
7 2 (4.65%) UAG
8 1 (2.33%) vCloud
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.33%) vSphere
8 1 (2.33%) XenServer
8 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) SCOM
3 7 (16.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (16.28%) WMI
3 7 (16.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (11.63%) SCOrch
5 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
5 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (6.98%) ARCserve
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.33%) Puppet
8 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix
3 7 (16.28%) Symantec
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) AppSense
5 2 (4.65%) Remedy
5 2 (4.65%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) Meridio
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
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