Period
to 11 December 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 11 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.56% 1.75% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.26% 4.90% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Slough median daily rate £230 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.89% -30.77% +85.71%
10th Percentile £217 £283 £625
90th Percentile £243 £450 £675
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.60% -51.55% -

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 124 102 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 35.33% 35.66% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 70
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.85% -4.64%
10th Percentile £225 £311 £289
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% +6.49% +54.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +34.85% +2.33% -7.86%

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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 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 Slough region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (33.33%) Veeam
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Kafka
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (33.33%) HDInsight
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Power BI
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 3 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering

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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 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) HDInsight
1 3 (33.33%) Power BI
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (22.22%) French Language
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) ConnectWise
4 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage