Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 31 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.92% 2.99% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 10.23% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Slough median daily rate £550 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £210 £225 £414
90th Percentile £620 £450 £436
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £431 £411
% change year-on-year +10.14% +4.86% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - £19.66

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 57 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.21% 29.24% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 70 52
Slough median daily rate £413 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +16.07%
10th Percentile £313 £224 £313
90th Percentile £588 £489 £539
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.75 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.50% +71.43% +40.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Slough over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 July 2019, 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IAM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (16.67%) vRealize
2 1 (16.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Polycom
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow