The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 28 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.00% 0.60% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 2.60% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£291 £328 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.06% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £222 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +0.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.67% 23.19% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 20
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Average hourly rate £125.00 £15.00 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+733.33% -13.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerShell across the Bracknell region.

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Lync
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) Becrypt
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) VBScript
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 1 (11.11%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Becrypt