The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 41 50 65
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 18 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.77% 3.07% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 10.76% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 6
Median daily rate £420 £380 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +22.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -8.97% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 288 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.12% 28.54% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 189 214
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Migration
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
4 13 (41.94%) Office 365
5 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
7 10 (32.26%) Python
8 9 (29.03%) Ansible
9 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
9 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) SMTP
10 7 (22.58%) DNS
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
11 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
11 6 (19.35%) HTTP
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (12.90%) Problem Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
1 7 (22.58%) SMTP
2 6 (19.35%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) SSH
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Consultant
2 12 (38.71%) Migration Consultant
2 12 (38.71%) Office 365 Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) Exchange Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Information Management
5 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Product Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Contact Management
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Salt
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus
4 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago