Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.91% 1.05% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.65% 3.75% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Slough median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £225 £433 £173
90th Percentile £450 £450 £623
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £416 £400
% change year-on-year -0.90% +4.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.66 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -56.31% -

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 103 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 33.55% 27.97% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 49
Slough median daily rate £400 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +16.07% -
10th Percentile £232 £313 £275
90th Percentile £500 £543 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £403
% change year-on-year - -0.62% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%

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 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CA
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) OOP
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (25.00%) Capistrano
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping

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 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (25.00%) HDInsight
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Power BI
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 2 (16.67%) French Language
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (25.00%) Kafka
1 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) CA
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) ConnectWise
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter