Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 68 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +59
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 101 90 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.61% 2.46% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.93% 10.08% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 70
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +20.75%
10th Percentile £260 £304 £305
90th Percentile £585 £519 £488
South East median daily rate £401 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.80% -9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.66 -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £30.00
% change year-on-year +52.59% -34.47% +15.38%

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 1,273 893 1,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.86% 24.38% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 522 724
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £285 £272
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.75 £19.66 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.24% +57.28% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.75 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +6.67%

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 June 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 June 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 +2 47 £438 +6.71% 9
Bracknell +7 23 £375 -26.83% 2
Slough -1 7 £425 - 6
Maidenhead -5 6 £525 +45.83% 2
Newbury -16 1 - - 1
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 46 (45.54%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Microsoft
3 37 (36.63%) Active Directory
3 37 (36.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (33.66%) DevOps
5 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
6 24 (23.76%) Puppet
6 24 (23.76%) Linux
7 23 (22.77%) Configuration Management
8 22 (21.78%) Oracle
8 22 (21.78%) Ansible
9 21 (20.79%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (20.79%) Windows Server
10 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.81%) SQL
12 17 (16.83%) Migration
12 17 (16.83%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (15.84%) VMware
13 16 (15.84%) Python
13 16 (15.84%) Jenkins
13 16 (15.84%) Degree
14 15 (14.85%) JIRA
14 15 (14.85%) IaaS
14 15 (14.85%) Firewall
15 14 (13.86%) C#
15 14 (13.86%) Ant
15 14 (13.86%) Salt
15 14 (13.86%) Gradle
15 14 (13.86%) MSBuild
15 14 (13.86%) 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 11 (10.89%) Confluence
2 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.93%) IIS
4 5 (4.95%) Documentum
4 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.96%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 37 (36.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.85%) IaaS
3 14 (13.86%) Office 365
4 9 (8.91%) PaaS
5 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (5.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (5.94%) GitHub
7 5 (4.95%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.97%) SaaS
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.98%) Serverless
10 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) Firewall
2 10 (9.90%) DNS
3 7 (6.93%) VPN
4 5 (4.95%) Skype
4 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.96%) DHCP
6 3 (2.97%) HTTP
6 3 (2.97%) LAN
6 3 (2.97%) VoIP
6 3 (2.97%) WAN
7 2 (1.98%) Internet
7 2 (1.98%) Network Security
7 2 (1.98%) PBX
7 2 (1.98%) PSTN
7 2 (1.98%) SAN
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.99%) MPLS
8 1 (0.99%) VLAN
8 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.94%) Big Data
3 6 (5.94%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.96%) Data Lake
4 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.96%) HDInsight
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.97%) Power BI
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.85%) JIRA
3 14 (13.86%) Ant
3 14 (13.86%) Gradle
3 14 (13.86%) MSBuild
4 13 (12.87%) TeamCity
5 11 (10.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.95%) MSI
8 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.97%) StarTeam
9 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.99%) Hudson
11 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.94%) Retail
2 3 (2.97%) French Language
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Consultant
2 11 (10.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.90%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Azure Consultant
4 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.95%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Administrator
9 4 (3.96%) Automation Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Linux Specialist
10 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) JSON
2 6 (5.94%) .NET
3 5 (4.95%) REST
4 4 (3.96%) CSS
5 3 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.97%) XML
6 2 (1.98%) COM
6 2 (1.98%) SAML
6 2 (1.98%) Web Services
7 1 (0.99%) HTML
7 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Clustering
4 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.97%) Blog
5 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.97%) e-Health
5 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 2 (1.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.54%) Windows
2 24 (23.76%) Linux
3 21 (20.79%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.92%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.97%) Android
10 3 (2.97%) CentOS
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.99%) VMS
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) DevOps
2 23 (22.77%) Configuration Management
3 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.83%) Migration
5 13 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.91%) ITIL
7 7 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.93%) Workflow
8 6 (5.94%) Analytics
8 6 (5.94%) Open Source
9 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.96%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.96%) Defect Management
10 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.96%) ETL
10 4 (3.96%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 3 (2.97%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 16 (15.84%) Python
3 14 (13.86%) C#
4 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.91%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.93%) Java
7 5 (4.95%) R
7 5 (4.95%) Ruby
7 5 (4.95%) Scala
7 5 (4.95%) VB
8 4 (3.96%) C++
8 4 (3.96%) PHP
9 3 (2.97%) C
9 3 (2.97%) VBA
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) Degree
3 12 (11.88%) DV Cleared
3 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) GDPR
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (36.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.93%) Docker
4 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.96%) vSphere
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.98%) XenApp
6 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (23.76%) Puppet
2 22 (21.78%) Ansible
3 21 (20.79%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (13.86%) Salt
5 12 (11.88%) Automic
6 11 (10.89%) Terraform
7 10 (9.90%) SCCM
8 8 (7.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (2.97%) Capistrano
9 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.97%) SCOM
10 2 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.99%) Nagios
11 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.78%) Oracle
3 16 (15.84%) VMware
4 12 (11.88%) SAP
5 7 (6.93%) Lumension
6 6 (5.94%) HP
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco
7 5 (4.95%) Citrix
8 4 (3.96%) Borland
8 4 (3.96%) McAfee
9 3 (2.97%) CA
9 3 (2.97%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.97%) NetApp
9 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.97%) Veeam
10 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.99%) New Relic
11 1 (0.99%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (0.99%) Nintex