The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 27 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.61% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 3.39% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £191 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.00% -60.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £192 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -
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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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 35.62% 23.79% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 40
Average daily rate £331 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Slough region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Slough region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Slough region.

PowerShell Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 6 (54.55%) vCloud
4 3 (27.27%) VCP4
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Lync
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Release Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
1 6 (54.55%) vCloud
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix