Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 98 83
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 +45
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 109 66 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.71% 1.72% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.77% 6.67% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 68
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £307 £309
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £20.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.88% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.50 £41.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -37.80% +121.62% -28.85%

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 1,243 990 1,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.87% 25.79% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 578 738
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £299 £264
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 37
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +30.26% -46.85%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.10 £11.15
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.35 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +10 40 £450 +3.45% 12
Bracknell +2 24 £375 -26.83% 1
Maidenhead - 10 £525 - 2
Newbury -17 7 £350 - 1
Slough +1 5 £450 +5.88% 2
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 58 (53.21%) Windows
2 48 (44.04%) Active Directory
3 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
4 43 (39.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (33.03%) Windows Server
6 35 (32.11%) DevOps
7 28 (25.69%) Security Cleared
7 28 (25.69%) Configuration Management
8 27 (24.77%) SQL
8 27 (24.77%) Puppet
8 27 (24.77%) Ansible
9 26 (23.85%) Oracle
10 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (22.02%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (21.10%) Migration
12 21 (19.27%) Linux
12 21 (19.27%) Jenkins
13 18 (16.51%) IaaS
13 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (16.51%) MSBuild
13 18 (16.51%) JIRA
14 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
14 17 (15.60%) Ant
14 17 (15.60%) VMware
14 17 (15.60%) Salt
14 17 (15.60%) Gradle
15 16 (14.68%) Firewall
16 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (13.76%) Oracle EBS
16 15 (13.76%) SAP

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 14 (12.84%) Confluence
3 13 (11.93%) Documentum
4 11 (10.09%) IIS
5 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 43 (39.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.51%) IaaS
3 14 (12.84%) Office 365
4 10 (9.17%) PaaS
5 9 (8.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (4.59%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (4.59%) GitHub
8 4 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.83%) SaaS
10 1 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.92%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Firewall
2 10 (9.17%) DNS
3 6 (5.50%) SAN
3 6 (5.50%) VPN
4 3 (2.75%) DHCP
4 3 (2.75%) HTTP
4 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) NAS
5 2 (1.83%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.83%) Skype
5 2 (1.83%) VLAN
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.92%) IPsec
6 1 (0.92%) MPLS
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
6 1 (0.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) Big Data
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.67%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (3.67%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.67%) HDInsight
3 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.75%) Power BI
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Jenkins
2 18 (16.51%) JIRA
2 18 (16.51%) MSBuild
3 17 (15.60%) Ant
3 17 (15.60%) Gradle
4 14 (12.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (12.84%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.59%) MSI
7 4 (3.67%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.75%) StarTeam
8 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.92%) Hudson
9 1 (0.92%) JUnit
9 1 (0.92%) Moq
9 1 (0.92%) NUnit
9 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (4.59%) Retail
2 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (21.10%) Consultant
2 13 (11.93%) Architect
3 12 (11.01%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (11.01%) Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Azure Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Automation Developer
7 6 (5.50%) DevOps Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Field Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) SharePoint Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Cloud Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Exchange Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) JSON
2 9 (8.26%) .NET
3 7 (6.42%) REST
4 6 (5.50%) Web Services
4 6 (5.50%) XML
5 3 (2.75%) CSS
5 3 (2.75%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
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%) COM
7 1 (0.92%) LDAP
7 1 (0.92%) WCF
7 1 (0.92%) XSD
7 1 (0.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (11.93%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (7.34%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.50%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.67%) Clustering
6 4 (3.67%) Replication
7 3 (2.75%) Blog
7 3 (2.75%) e-Health
7 3 (2.75%) Fintech
8 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.21%) Windows
2 36 (33.03%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.27%) Linux
4 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.59%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.67%) CentOS
8 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.83%) Solaris
9 2 (1.83%) SUSE
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.92%) VMS
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) DevOps
2 28 (25.69%) Configuration Management
3 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.10%) Migration
5 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.84%) Workflow
7 10 (9.17%) ITIL
8 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.50%) Analytics
9 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.50%) Open Source
10 5 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.67%) Application Packaging
11 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.67%) ETL
11 4 (3.67%) MVC
11 4 (3.67%) Release Management
11 4 (3.67%) Service Management
11 4 (3.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) SQL
2 14 (12.84%) C#
2 14 (12.84%) Python
3 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.26%) Java
5 6 (5.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.59%) R
6 5 (4.59%) Scala
7 4 (3.67%) PHP
7 4 (3.67%) Ruby
8 3 (2.75%) C++
8 3 (2.75%) VB
8 3 (2.75%) VBA
9 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.84%) Degree
4 11 (10.09%) DV Cleared
5 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.50%) MCSE
7 3 (2.75%) CCNA
7 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.75%) MCSD
7 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.83%) CISSP
8 2 (1.83%) GCIA
8 2 (1.83%) GSEC
8 2 (1.83%) MCITP
8 2 (1.83%) MCSA
8 2 (1.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (44.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.42%) Docker
3 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.50%) vSphere
5 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.83%) vCloud
6 2 (1.83%) XenApp
6 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.92%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (24.77%) Ansible
1 27 (24.77%) Puppet
2 24 (22.02%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (15.60%) Salt
4 15 (13.76%) Automic
5 12 (11.01%) SCCM
6 9 (8.26%) Terraform
7 8 (7.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (7.34%) SCOM
8 3 (2.75%) Capistrano
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.75%) WSUS
9 2 (1.83%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.83%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.83%) vRealize
9 2 (1.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.85%) Oracle
3 17 (15.60%) VMware
4 15 (13.76%) SAP
5 10 (9.17%) HP
6 7 (6.42%) Lumension
7 5 (4.59%) CA
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco
7 5 (4.59%) NetApp
8 4 (3.67%) Borland
8 4 (3.67%) Citrix
8 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.75%) Dell
9 3 (2.75%) McAfee
9 3 (2.75%) Sun
10 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.83%) EMC
10 2 (1.83%) IBM
10 2 (1.83%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.83%) Lotus