Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 30 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.27% 1.06% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 3.06% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Slough median daily rate £350 £425 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +240.00% -56.14%
10th Percentile £278 £368 £113
90th Percentile £423 £508 £138
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £395
% change year-on-year -21.05% +20.25% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.91% - -

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 75 98 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 31.78% 34.51% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 68 82
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £216
90th Percentile £513 £462 £449
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.53% +30.77%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £19.05
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £158.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +29.09% -35.29% +18.88%

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

PowerShell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Slough over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Wonderware
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
2 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Wonderware