Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 70 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 +42 -16
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 145 111 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.35% 2.72% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 9.40% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 55 29
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £280
90th Percentile £600 £569 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.60% -51.55% -
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £23.14 £42.00
% change year-on-year +82.65% -44.90% +121.05%

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 1,354 1,181 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.33% 28.91% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 698 691
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.85% +2.33% -7.86%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £12.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +19 75 £500 +17.65% 16
Bracknell -26 16 £375 +42.18% 3
Slough -4 9 £230 -48.89% 1
Newbury -4 7 £450 +28.57% 2
Maidenhead +2 3 £525 - 4
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 91 (62.76%) Windows
2 83 (57.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
5 48 (33.10%) SQL
6 42 (28.97%) DevOps
7 37 (25.52%) IaaS
8 36 (24.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 35 (24.14%) Analytics
9 35 (24.14%) PaaS
10 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
11 30 (20.69%) Windows Server
12 27 (18.62%) Office 365
12 27 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (17.93%) VMware
14 25 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (15.86%) Virtual Machines
15 23 (15.86%) Data Lake
16 22 (15.17%) Power BI
16 22 (15.17%) HDInsight
16 22 (15.17%) DV Cleared
17 21 (14.48%) Linux
17 21 (14.48%) DNS
17 21 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (13.79%) Visual Studio
19 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
19 19 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 18 (12.41%) Python
20 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
20 18 (12.41%) Firewall

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 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.59%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.83%) IIS
4 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.45%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (57.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (25.52%) IaaS
3 35 (24.14%) PaaS
4 27 (18.62%) Office 365
5 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (8.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (8.28%) SaaS
7 8 (5.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.45%) Apigee
8 5 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (3.45%) Azure Functions
8 5 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.45%) GitHub
8 5 (3.45%) OpenShift
8 5 (3.45%) Serverless
9 4 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.76%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.38%) G Suite
11 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.48%) DNS
2 18 (12.41%) Firewall
3 17 (11.72%) VPN
4 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.59%) Internet
5 11 (7.59%) Network Security
5 11 (7.59%) SAN
6 10 (6.90%) DHCP
6 10 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (5.52%) Skype
8 5 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (3.45%) LAN
8 5 (3.45%) NAS
8 5 (3.45%) SSL
8 5 (3.45%) WAN
9 2 (1.38%) Intranet
9 2 (1.38%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.38%) SMTP
9 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.86%) Data Lake
2 22 (15.17%) HDInsight
2 22 (15.17%) Power BI
3 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.59%) Cosmos DB
5 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.52%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.83%) Big Data
8 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.38%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (24.83%) Visual Studio Team System
2 20 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.07%) MSI
5 3 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.38%) JIRA
6 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.38%) Toad
7 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (3.45%) Retail
2 4 (2.76%) Finance
3 2 (1.38%) French Language
3 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (26.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (19.31%) Azure Engineer
3 22 (15.17%) Azure DevOps
4 21 (14.48%) Architect
4 21 (14.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 21 (14.48%) Consultant
5 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Administrator
7 9 (6.21%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (5.52%) Developer
8 8 (5.52%) SharePoint Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.45%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Azure Architect
11 4 (2.76%) Azure Consultant
11 4 (2.76%) HTML Developer
11 4 (2.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) JSON
2 11 (7.59%) Web Services
3 7 (4.83%) .NET
4 6 (4.14%) XML
5 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.45%) HTML
5 5 (3.45%) HTML5
5 5 (3.45%) jQuery
5 5 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (3.45%) Node.js
5 5 (3.45%) React
5 5 (3.45%) RESTful
5 5 (3.45%) SAML
5 5 (3.45%) SignalR
5 5 (3.45%) SOAP
5 5 (3.45%) WebSockets
6 4 (2.76%) Kafka
7 2 (1.38%) OAuth
8 1 (0.69%) COM
8 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Licensing
2 6 (4.14%) PKI
2 6 (4.14%) Replication
3 5 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.07%) Clustering
5 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.38%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.38%) iPad
6 2 (1.38%) iPhone
6 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (62.76%) Windows
2 30 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 21 (14.48%) Linux
4 15 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 10 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.83%) CentOS
6 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.07%) Android
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.07%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.38%) AIX
9 2 (1.38%) HPUX
9 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.38%) Solaris
9 2 (1.38%) Unix
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.97%) DevOps
2 35 (24.14%) Analytics
3 27 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.72%) Migration
8 15 (10.34%) Security Testing
9 14 (9.66%) ITIL
10 13 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (8.97%) Data Science
11 12 (8.28%) Data Management
11 12 (8.28%) Scrum
12 10 (6.90%) Software Licensing
13 9 (6.21%) Data-Driven Testing
13 9 (6.21%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (6.21%) Test Automation
14 8 (5.52%) Service Management
15 7 (4.83%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.10%) SQL
2 18 (12.41%) Python
3 15 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.52%) C#
4 8 (5.52%) Java
4 8 (5.52%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.83%) R
6 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.45%) VB
7 3 (2.07%) Perl
7 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.38%) Ruby
8 2 (1.38%) Scala
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.69%) VB6
9 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.17%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.52%) Degree
4 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.07%) MCITP
5 3 (2.07%) MCTS
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.86%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (11.03%) Docker
4 14 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.07%) vSphere
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.69%) XenApp
8 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) Ansible
1 13 (8.97%) SCCM
2 12 (8.28%) Puppet
3 11 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (6.90%) Terraform
5 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (4.14%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (2.76%) AirWatch
8 4 (2.76%) SCOM
9 3 (2.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (2.07%) WSUS
10 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.69%) Grafana
11 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 75 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.93%) VMware
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle
4 8 (5.52%) Veeam
5 6 (4.14%) Google
5 6 (4.14%) HP
6 5 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.76%) Cisco
7 4 (2.76%) McAfee
7 4 (2.76%) Okta
7 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.07%) Citrix
8 3 (2.07%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.07%) Lumension
8 3 (2.07%) Symantec
8 3 (2.07%) Tableau
9 2 (1.38%) BMC
9 2 (1.38%) Equitrac
9 2 (1.38%) Motorola
9 2 (1.38%) Proofpoint