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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 32 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.43% 2.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 10.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -27.63%
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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
41 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.52% 20.43% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 19
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
1 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool/Webtop
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix