Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows PowerShell
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 63 64
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +57
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 103 94 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.64% 2.45% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.14% 9.70% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 77
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £307 £310
90th Percentile £588 £521 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.66 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.31% -
South East median hourly rate £36.13 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +60.59% -50.00% +76.47%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,266 969 1,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.44% 25.29% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 574 733
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £312 £295 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.60 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Berkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Berkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Berkshire

PowerShell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Berkshire

PowerShell
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 38 £444 +14.15% 13
Bracknell +10 29 £375 -5.54% 7
Slough +3 12 £400 -11.11% 4
Maidenhead -2 7 £525 +45.83% 1
Newbury -6 4 £400 +19.40% 1
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 43 (41.75%) Windows
2 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
3 40 (38.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (36.89%) DevOps
5 37 (35.92%) Active Directory
6 31 (30.10%) Puppet
7 28 (27.18%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (25.24%) Ansible
9 25 (24.27%) Linux
10 23 (22.33%) Configuration Management
11 21 (20.39%) Windows Server
12 20 (19.42%) Oracle
12 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (18.45%) Firewall
14 18 (17.48%) SQL
15 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
15 17 (16.50%) Office 365
15 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
16 16 (15.53%) Python
17 15 (14.56%) VMware
18 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (13.59%) Ant
18 14 (13.59%) MSBuild
18 14 (13.59%) Bash Shell
18 14 (13.59%) JIRA
18 14 (13.59%) IaaS
18 14 (13.59%) Gradle
18 14 (13.59%) Salt
18 14 (13.59%) Terraform
19 13 (12.62%) Self-Motivation

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (11.65%) IIS
2 11 (10.68%) Confluence
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.91%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 40 (38.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (16.50%) Office 365
3 14 (13.59%) IaaS
4 12 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (10.68%) PaaS
6 9 (8.74%) GitHub
7 8 (7.77%) SaaS
8 7 (6.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (4.85%) Azure Functions
9 5 (4.85%) Serverless
10 3 (2.91%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.45%) Firewall
2 11 (10.68%) VPN
3 10 (9.71%) DNS
3 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.80%) Network Security
5 6 (5.83%) Internet
6 4 (3.88%) DHCP
6 4 (3.88%) LAN
6 4 (3.88%) SAN
6 4 (3.88%) WAN
7 3 (2.91%) HTTP
7 3 (2.91%) Skype
7 3 (2.91%) VoIP
8 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.94%) NAS
8 2 (1.94%) PBX
8 2 (1.94%) PSTN
8 2 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.77%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (5.83%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.88%) Big Data
5 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.91%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.91%) HDInsight
6 3 (2.91%) Power BI
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.97%) MySQL
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.59%) Ant
2 14 (13.59%) Gradle
2 14 (13.59%) JIRA
2 14 (13.59%) MSBuild
3 13 (12.62%) TeamCity
4 12 (11.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (10.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.88%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.91%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.94%) MSI
9 2 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.97%) Hudson
General
1 9 (8.74%) Retail
2 2 (1.94%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) French Language
3 1 (0.97%) Law
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.50%) Consultant
1 17 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Architect
3 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Azure Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.85%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Automation Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (2.91%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) JSON
2 6 (5.83%) .NET
3 5 (4.85%) REST
3 5 (4.85%) SAML
3 5 (4.85%) Web Services
4 3 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.91%) Kafka
4 3 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.94%) COM
6 1 (0.97%) CSS
6 1 (0.97%) HTML
6 1 (0.97%) OAuth
6 1 (0.97%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.83%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.85%) PKI
6 4 (3.88%) Replication
7 3 (2.91%) e-Health
7 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.94%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.94%) iPad
8 2 (1.94%) iPhone
8 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Linux
3 21 (20.39%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.77%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.85%) CentOS
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.88%) Android
7 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) DevOps
2 23 (22.33%) Configuration Management
3 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.65%) ITIL
6 12 (11.65%) Migration
7 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.85%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (4.85%) Logistics
7 5 (4.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.88%) Application Packaging
8 4 (3.88%) ETL
8 4 (3.88%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.88%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (2.91%) Information Security
9 3 (2.91%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) SQL
2 16 (15.53%) Python
3 14 (13.59%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.83%) C#
5 5 (4.85%) Ruby
6 4 (3.88%) PHP
7 3 (2.91%) C
7 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) Java
8 2 (1.94%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.68%) Degree
3 8 (7.77%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.94%) MCSE
7 1 (0.97%) MCP
7 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (35.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) Docker
3 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.80%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.97%) XenApp
7 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (30.10%) Puppet
2 28 (27.18%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (25.24%) Ansible
4 14 (13.59%) Salt
4 14 (13.59%) Terraform
5 12 (11.65%) Automic
5 12 (11.65%) SCCM
6 5 (4.85%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (3.88%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.91%) Capistrano
8 3 (2.91%) SCOM
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.97%) Nagios
10 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.42%) Oracle
3 15 (14.56%) VMware
4 12 (11.65%) SAP
5 8 (7.77%) Cisco
6 5 (4.85%) Citrix
6 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.91%) CA
7 3 (2.91%) HP
7 3 (2.91%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.91%) NetApp
7 3 (2.91%) Veeam
8 2 (1.94%) Dell
8 2 (1.94%) Equitrac
8 2 (1.94%) Google
8 2 (1.94%) McAfee
8 2 (1.94%) Motorola
8 2 (1.94%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.94%) Sitecore