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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 30 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -23
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 57 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.56% 0.62% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.14% 1.83% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 5 10
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £390 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £32.24
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.44%
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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
283 328 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.58% 33.92% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 219 176
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (56.94%) Windows
3 29 (40.28%) DNS
3 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
4 27 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (34.72%) Degree
5 25 (34.72%) Office 365
5 25 (34.72%) VBScript
6 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
7 22 (30.56%) C#
8 20 (27.78%) .NET
8 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 20 (27.78%) DHCP
9 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (26.39%) Linux
10 17 (23.61%) C++
11 16 (22.22%) ITIL
12 14 (19.44%) SQL
12 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
13 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
13 13 (18.06%) XML
13 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
14 12 (16.67%) VPN
14 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.67%) Python
14 12 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (15.28%) Public Cloud
15 11 (15.28%) Ruby
15 11 (15.28%) MCITP

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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 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.11%) Node.js
4 6 (8.33%) IIS
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.39%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (34.72%) Office 365
3 12 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (9.72%) PaaS
5 6 (8.33%) IaaS
6 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (2.78%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) DNS
2 20 (27.78%) DHCP
3 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
4 12 (16.67%) VPN
5 10 (13.89%) Internet
5 10 (13.89%) IPsec
6 9 (12.50%) BGP
6 9 (12.50%) HTTP
6 9 (12.50%) IPv6
6 9 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (6.94%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.56%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.56%) LDAP
9 3 (4.17%) Firewall
9 3 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.78%) SAN
11 1 (1.39%) DMZ
11 1 (1.39%) Intranet
11 1 (1.39%) MPLS
11 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.17%) Power BI
3 2 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) AppScan
2 1 (1.39%) NuGet
2 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.50%) Marketing
2 8 (11.11%) French Language
2 8 (11.11%) German Language
2 8 (11.11%) Italian Language
2 8 (11.11%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Support Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Consultant
3 16 (22.22%) Field Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Technical Support
7 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Escalation Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) SCCM Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) XML
3 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
5 6 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (6.94%) JSON
7 4 (5.56%) DCOM
7 4 (5.56%) MAPI
7 4 (5.56%) OAuth2
7 4 (5.56%) SAML
8 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.39%) WCF
9 1 (1.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.28%) Clustering
2 11 (15.28%) Public Cloud
3 7 (9.72%) PKI
4 5 (6.94%) Replication
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.94%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.39%) Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.28%) Service Management
4 10 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.89%) Migration
4 10 (13.89%) Workflow
5 9 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 9 (12.50%) Presales
5 9 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 9 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 7 (9.72%) High Availability
7 6 (8.33%) DevOps
7 6 (8.33%) Memory Management
8 5 (6.94%) Coaching
8 5 (6.94%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (5.56%) Analytics
9 4 (5.56%) B2B
9 4 (5.56%) B2C
9 4 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) VBScript
2 22 (30.56%) C#
3 17 (23.61%) C++
4 14 (19.44%) SQL
5 12 (16.67%) Python
6 11 (15.28%) Ruby
6 11 (15.28%) VB
7 10 (13.89%) C
8 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.94%) Perl
11 4 (5.56%) Java
12 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.78%) R
14 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Degree
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (15.28%) MCITP
4 10 (13.89%) MCTS
4 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) MCSE
5 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) MCSA
6 6 (8.33%) MCSD
7 1 (1.39%) CCNP
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.50%) vSphere
4 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) NFS
5 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (9.72%) WMI
3 5 (6.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (6.94%) SCCM
3 5 (6.94%) WSUS
4 4 (5.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.39%) Puppet
5 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.39%) Simpana
5 1 (1.39%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (6.94%) F5
5 5 (6.94%) Juniper
6 3 (4.17%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) CommVault
8 1 (1.39%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.39%) NetScout
8 1 (1.39%) Perforce
8 1 (1.39%) Sybase
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