Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 24 May 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +2
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.77% 1.55% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 5.63% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Slough median daily rate £450 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +36.00% -10.71%
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £19.66 -
% change year-on-year -1.42% - -

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 80 71 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.37% 27.52% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 59
Slough median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £288 £319 £193
90th Percentile £494 £500 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £94.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.61% +190.77%
10th Percentile £40.50 £40.50 £28.40
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £170.20
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +75.00% -61.11%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Slough

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) e-Health
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam