Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 109 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.76% 1.68% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.08% 6.04% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 59
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +20.25% +12.86%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £233
90th Percentile £575 £550 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.91% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -27.14% +84.21% -58.58%

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 1,200 1,093 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.34% 27.74% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 647 745
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -35.29% +18.88%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.78 £12.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.60 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +23 44 £425 -12.82% 9
Bracknell -7 19 £301 -40.49% 4
Newbury -9 11 £350 -6.67% 2
Maidenhead - 7 - - 4
Slough +5 3 £350 -17.65% 3
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 70 (64.22%) Windows
2 53 (48.62%) Microsoft
2 53 (48.62%) Active Directory
3 41 (37.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (33.94%) Windows Server
5 33 (30.28%) Security Cleared
6 30 (27.52%) SQL
7 28 (25.69%) DevOps
8 25 (22.94%) VMware
9 22 (20.18%) Degree
9 22 (20.18%) Oracle
9 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
10 21 (19.27%) Ansible
10 21 (19.27%) Migration
10 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (19.27%) Puppet
11 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
11 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (17.43%) Configuration Management
12 19 (17.43%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (16.51%) Workflow
13 18 (16.51%) C#
13 18 (16.51%) DNS
14 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (13.76%) SharePoint
15 15 (13.76%) Linux
15 15 (13.76%) JIRA
15 15 (13.76%) MSBuild
15 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (12.84%) Office 365

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 15 (13.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.93%) Documentum
2 13 (11.93%) IIS
3 12 (11.01%) Confluence
4 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.84%) Office 365
3 11 (10.09%) IaaS
4 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (7.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.59%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (4.59%) PaaS
7 5 (4.59%) SaaS
8 2 (1.83%) GitHub
9 1 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) DNS
2 13 (11.93%) Firewall
3 11 (10.09%) SAN
3 11 (10.09%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.42%) VPN
5 6 (5.50%) DHCP
5 6 (5.50%) Internet
5 6 (5.50%) NAS
5 6 (5.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (3.67%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.67%) LAN
6 4 (3.67%) Network Security
6 4 (3.67%) Skype
6 4 (3.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.92%) SNMP
7 1 (0.92%) VLAN
7 1 (0.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.50%) Big Data
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.67%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (3.67%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.67%) HDInsight
6 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.75%) Power BI
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.76%) JIRA
2 15 (13.76%) MSBuild
3 14 (12.84%) Ant
3 14 (12.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (11.01%) Gradle
4 12 (11.01%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.59%) JUnit
6 5 (4.59%) Moq
6 5 (4.59%) NSubstitute
6 5 (4.59%) NUnit
6 5 (4.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.75%) MSI
7 3 (2.75%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.83%) Selenium
8 2 (1.83%) Subversion
8 2 (1.83%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (1.83%) French Language
1 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Consultant
2 13 (11.93%) Architect
3 10 (9.17%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) Developer
4 8 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Field Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Automation Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (5.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (4.59%) Build Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Migration Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Exchange Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Migration Specialist
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) Web Services
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) JSON
3 9 (8.26%) XML
4 6 (5.50%) REST
5 3 (2.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.92%) LDAP
7 1 (0.92%) WCF
7 1 (0.92%) XSD
7 1 (0.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.42%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.42%) Replication
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.67%) Clustering
6 4 (3.67%) Fintech
7 3 (2.75%) Blog
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) FMCG
9 1 (0.92%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 70 (64.22%) Windows
2 37 (33.94%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.76%) Linux
4 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.67%) CentOS
7 4 (3.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.83%) Solaris
9 2 (1.83%) SUSE
9 2 (1.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) DevOps
2 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) Migration
3 19 (17.43%) Configuration Management
4 18 (16.51%) Workflow
5 13 (11.93%) ITIL
5 13 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.34%) Test Automation
7 6 (5.50%) Analytics
7 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.50%) Service Management
8 5 (4.59%) Business Transformation
8 5 (4.59%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (4.59%) Release Management
8 5 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.67%) API Integration
9 4 (3.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (3.67%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (3.67%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) C#
3 12 (11.01%) Java
4 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.26%) Python
6 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.59%) R
7 5 (4.59%) Scala
8 4 (3.67%) VBA
9 3 (2.75%) C++
9 3 (2.75%) VB
10 2 (1.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.18%) Degree
3 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
4 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (11.93%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.42%) MCSE
7 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.67%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (3.67%) MCITP
8 4 (3.67%) MCTS
8 4 (3.67%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.75%) CCNA
9 3 (2.75%) MCSD
10 2 (1.83%) CISSP
10 2 (1.83%) GCIA
10 2 (1.83%) GSEC
10 2 (1.83%) MCSA
11 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (48.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.26%) Docker
3 9 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (8.26%) vSphere
4 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.75%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.83%) vCloud
6 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.92%) NFS
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.92%) XenApp
7 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (19.27%) Ansible
1 21 (19.27%) Puppet
2 19 (17.43%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (11.01%) Salt
3 12 (11.01%) SCOM
4 8 (7.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (7.34%) SCCM
5 5 (4.59%) WSUS
6 4 (3.67%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.67%) vCenter Server
6 4 (3.67%) vRealize
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.83%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.83%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.83%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 53 (48.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.94%) VMware
3 22 (20.18%) Oracle
4 13 (11.93%) SAP
5 11 (10.09%) HP
6 8 (7.34%) Lumension
7 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.59%) Borland
9 4 (3.67%) NetApp
10 3 (2.75%) Cisco
10 3 (2.75%) Citrix
10 3 (2.75%) Sun
11 2 (1.83%) CA
11 2 (1.83%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.83%) Dell
11 2 (1.83%) EMC
11 2 (1.83%) IBM
11 2 (1.83%) Lotus
11 2 (1.83%) McAfee
11 2 (1.83%) Zerto