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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 93
Rank change year-on-year +5 +39  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 51 72 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.77% 3.03% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.16% 11.63% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 9
Median daily rate £368 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.86% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +35.84%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 457 619 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.86% 26.01% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 364 355
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Berkshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Berkshire

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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

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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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 28 £368 -9.53% 6
Bracknell +5 7 £269 -9.73% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £360 - 1
Newbury - 3 £335 -
Slough +4 1 £425 +3.03%
Windsor -3 1 £475 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
3 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (30.00%) DNS
7 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
8 26 (28.89%) VMware
9 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (23.33%) Python
12 18 (20.00%) Migration
12 18 (20.00%) Linux
12 18 (20.00%) SQL
12 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (20.00%) DevOps
13 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
14 16 (17.78%) Office 365
14 16 (17.78%) Web Services
14 16 (17.78%) DHCP
14 16 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (17.78%) Ansible
15 15 (16.67%) SMTP
16 14 (15.56%) Scrum
16 14 (15.56%) Puppet
16 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010

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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 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (13.33%) Skype for Business
5 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (11.11%) IIS
6 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.33%) CMS
8 3 (3.33%) Drupal
8 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.33%) WordPress
9 2 (2.22%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.11%) IBM Domino
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Changepoint
2 2 (2.22%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.11%) FRx
3 1 (1.11%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (17.78%) Office 365
4 6 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.44%) IaaS
5 4 (4.44%) PaaS
6 3 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (3.33%) SoftLayer
7 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.11%) GitHub
8 1 (1.11%) HP Helion
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.00%) DNS
2 16 (17.78%) DHCP
3 15 (16.67%) SMTP
4 12 (13.33%) Skype
5 11 (12.22%) LAN
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (8.89%) Internet
8 7 (7.78%) VPN
9 6 (6.67%) HTTP
10 4 (4.44%) MPLS
10 4 (4.44%) WAN
11 3 (3.33%) Firewall
11 3 (3.33%) SAN
11 3 (3.33%) SSH
12 2 (2.22%) VLAN
12 2 (2.22%) VSAN
13 1 (1.11%) FTP
13 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.33%) MS Access
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) QlikView
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) OLAP
7 1 (1.11%) OLTP
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.78%) Ant
3 7 (7.78%) Maven
3 7 (7.78%) MSBuild
4 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.11%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.11%) MSI
6 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (3.33%) Law
1 3 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Consultant
2 13 (14.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Consultant
5 10 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Azure Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Azure Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Software Designer
11 4 (4.44%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Web Services
2 11 (12.22%) .NET
3 8 (8.89%) RESTful
4 4 (4.44%) JSON
4 4 (4.44%) WCF
5 3 (3.33%) YAML
6 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.22%) CSS
6 2 (2.22%) HTML
6 2 (2.22%) jQuery
6 2 (2.22%) OAuth
7 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.44%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 36 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (20.00%) Linux
6 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (12.22%) Android
8 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.56%) Debian
10 3 (3.33%) CentOS
10 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.22%) SUSE
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (1.11%) Solaris
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) DevOps
1 18 (20.00%) Migration
2 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Scrum
3 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 11 (12.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (11.11%) ITIL
4 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.00%) Task Automation
6 8 (8.89%) Patch Management
7 7 (7.78%) Information Management
7 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.56%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.44%) Change Management
9 4 (4.44%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) Python
2 18 (20.00%) SQL
3 12 (13.33%) C#
4 11 (12.22%) VB
5 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 10 (11.11%) Java
6 7 (7.78%) VBScript
7 5 (5.56%) Perl
8 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) MCSE
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) VCDX
4 2 (2.22%) VCP6
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.89%) vSphere
4 6 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.44%) Docker
5 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.44%) vCloud
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) Ansible
2 14 (15.56%) Puppet
3 13 (14.44%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.33%) NetBackup
5 11 (12.22%) AirWatch
5 11 (12.22%) WSUS
6 5 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (5.56%) SCCM
7 4 (4.44%) Netcool
7 4 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (4.44%) Unicenter
7 4 (4.44%) vRealize
8 2 (2.22%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.11%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (1.11%) SCOM
9 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.89%) VMware
3 13 (14.44%) Cisco
4 10 (11.11%) HP
5 9 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 9 (10.00%) Symantec
6 8 (8.89%) Citrix
7 5 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.44%) EMC
8 4 (4.44%) Nimsoft
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle
9 3 (3.33%) IBM
9 3 (3.33%) Meridio
9 3 (3.33%) Veritas
10 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.22%) CA
10 2 (2.22%) Cognos
10 2 (2.22%) Tableau
10 2 (2.22%) Veeam
11 1 (1.11%) Infoblox
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