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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 18 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.16% 0.45% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 2.86% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £425 £125 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +240.00% -64.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £125 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £125 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £399 £340
% change year-on-year -12.22% +17.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 35 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 25.18% 15.70% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 46
Median daily rate £450 £305 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £145 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.57% +438.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerShell in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) vRealize
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CA

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Top Related 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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) SoftLayer
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft