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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 58 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 11 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 2.04% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 7.38% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £363 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -31.42%
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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
257 244 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.49% 27.60% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 103 139
Average daily rate £381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.25 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.40 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (35.29%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) SCOM
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) Lync
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Yammer
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.76%) VBScript
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
7 2 (11.76%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Lync
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Yammer
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
1 2 (11.76%) NuGet
1 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Kanban
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Game Development
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) WMI
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Borland
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
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